When a house fire ignites, most people’s first instinct is to run outside and away from the flames and smoke. For cats and dogs, their impulse is to go hide. Firefighters work hard to ensure our furry friends are rescued before things turn tragic. Despite the fast response from the fire department, animals like humans, suffer the effects of smoke inhalation and even become unconscious.
Wag’N O2 Fur Life – The Pet Oxygen Mask Initiative
A cat in New Orleans was in this predicament when a fire broke out in the house. When crews arrived, they found the feline lifeless; firefighters placed an oxygen mask designed specifically for pets on the cat and it was revived within minutes.
Mary Ann Cardinale