http://www.kval.com/news/offbeat/101346774.htmlOregon cat rescued from burning car
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A cat belonging to a homeless man is recovering after firefighters in Grants Pass rescued the animal from a burning car.
The Daily Courier reported the cat, named Sampson, had burns to the abdomen and feet, and suffered smoke inhalation.
Fire crews found the cat after a report of a car burning at an Interstate 5 off ramp last week. Firefighters quickly doused the flames and found the cat trapped under the driver's seat.
Rescuers then used extrication equipment to remove the seat and provided first aid and oxygen to the cat.
[...]Veterinary Clinic assistant Tammy Volkman holds Sampson the cat in Grants Pass, Ore., after he was rescued from a car fire. Firefighters doused the flames in the car's engine compartment Thursday at an Interstate 5 offramp and found the cat trapped underneath the driver's seat. Firefighters gave oxygen and first aid to the cat, who suffered smoke inhalation. The driver of the car was not identified