Pet cat wakes woman during trailer fire that killed dog

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MELBA, Idaho (AP) — A woman's pet cat pawed her face and woke her during a trailer fire in Melba that killed her dog.

The Idaho Press-Tribune reports ( Murphy-Reynolds-Wilson Fire chief Wes Anderson says the cat probably saved the woman from the Thursday morning fire.

Anderson said a cigarette may have ignited the single-wide mobile home.

Fire crews put out the blaze and helped the woman bury her dog.


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