Been there too. I get this sinking feeling and speed up so I can get home to my babies. God what would I do if I pulled up behind fire engines. I know one thing for sure, I would be in the house befoe they could stop me. The only thing they could do is follow and help me get them out.
---- GRAS <g...@optonline.net> wrote: > Anytime I'm out, and am driving home and hear a fire engine going up our > road, I have this horrible thought that it's our house...but, since both my > husband's family and my family had a house fore, what are the chances for > another one????? > > -----Original Message----- > From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org > [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of > dlg...@windstream.net > Sent: Friday, December 02, 2011 10:54 PM > To: email@example.com > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat in a house on fire > > I had not thought about what if I were not home. That is enough to make me > never leave home again! > > ---- Peggy Verdonck-Riley <jetalitosunnys...@gmail.com> wrote: > > My biggest fear with 9 cats! Luckely we have an enclosed cat > > playground outside. We can just push them out the cat door in the > > window and lock it behind them. > > I just hope something like that never happens when we aren't home! > > > > On Dec 2, 2011 4:34 PM, "Lorrie" <felineres...@frontier.com> wrote: > > > > > What a terrible story! > > > > > > This is a lesson I learned from a friend of mine. Her house was on > > > fire and she grabbed her cat and took him outside but he ran back > > > inside and died in the fire. God forbid any of you ever have to > > > rescue your cats from a burning house, but cats will always run back > > > inside because this is the place they feel safe. Always put your > > > cats in carriers or in your car outside your home. With 13 cats > > > this would have been terribly difficult for your parents, but if > > > there are only one or two cats this can be done. > > > > > > Lorrie > > > > > > On 12-02, GRAS wrote: > > > > In 1964, my parents' house in Chicago had a fire on a night of a > > > > huge snowstorm, 3'! The fire department had a hard time getting > > > > there because side street were not plowed, especially not at 3 AM. > > > > They had 13 cats, > > > and I > > > > had "just" moved back with my two cats because I couldn't afford > > > > my apartment closer to school. All the cats died in the fire, > > > > although my father was running around, grabbing them and putting > > > > them on an enclosed porch, they all ran back as he opened the > > > > door.....When the house was rebuilt, a cat was found in the > > > > basement ceiling/rafters, completely soft and pliable (not stiff!) > > > > - poor cats most probably died from smoke inhalation because they have > such tiny lungs. > > > > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > > > Felvtalk mailing list > > > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > > > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.o > > > rg > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org