Meatball is a hero.
The cat with the delicious-sounding name woke her owner up when a fire broke out in the attic of their home — and saved 10 lives.
Alexandra Marlin lives in a farmhouse that had been converted into apartments in the south of France.
According to the Local, Marlin woke up early on Sunday morning when her cat, Boulette — translation: meatball — began scratching on the floor of the attic. When Marlin yanked open the attic's trap door, she saw fire.
She escaped the house and called firefighters. Thankfully, residents in neighbouring apartments also escaped the blaze.
Once outside, Marlin couldn't find her heroic cat. Fortunately, Boulette had merely run off to avoid the chaotic scene. She returned later that day.
"The bonds of affection that bind us are even stronger than before. I have more respect for her. To think that she certainly saved my life and thatRead More »from Cat named ‘Meatball’ saves 10 people from farmhouse fire in France