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Pet cat saves entire family from house fire by biting sleeping mother

By Mason White 6:38 PM February 22, 2017
Cute cat (illustration)
Cute cat (illustration)
By: William Martin

A family managed escaped a house fire unharmed in middle of the night, thanks to their beloved cat, according to police in Canada.

Ther County of Grande Prairie Fire Department said that the cat is being credited with alerting the family to the fire in their home, around 3:30 a.m.

Firefighters responded to reports of a fire in the Hamlet of Clairmont. Firefighters worked quickly and were able to contain the fire to the underside of the mobile home.

The family escaped the home without any injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation. The mother said that she woke up after her cat bit her on the arm.

It seems that the pet cat was the first to notice the fire and crawled into the couple’s bedroom. The cat then hopped into the woman’s bed and bit her on the arm.

As soon as she woke up, the mother escorted her family out of the home. Firefighters managed to rescue the cat from the home safely.

The Red Cross Canada is assisting the family.