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Cat Saves Owner, 10 Others After House Fire In Middle Of Night

By Sara Gates

Apparently, canines aren’t the only watchdogs.

Thanks to one vigilant kitty in southern France, 11 people are alive after a fire started in a farmhouse overnight Sunday, The cat saved its owner and the 10 other residents of the multi-family home by scratching on the floor of the attic, where the flames first ignited, local media report.

Alexandra Marlin, who lives beneath the attic in the converted home, awoke to Meatball’s scratches and pulled open the trap door to the upstairs room to investigate. That’s when she discovered thick smoke and rushed to call the local fire department …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green