Puss who raised the alarm as fire engulfed family home scoops Cats Protection’s National Cat of the Year 2016 award
A plucky puss who saved the day by waking her family as a fire engulfed their home was crowned overall winner in Cats Protection’s National Cat Awards 2016, sponsored by PURINA®.
Five-year-old Tink leapt on to a bed to raise the alarm as a blaze took hold while owners Claire and Russell Hopkinson and sons Jake, 19, and Scott, 22, slept in their home in Shrewsbury, Shropshire.
At an awards ceremony at The Savoy in London back in August last year, the brave tortoiseshell moggy was crowned overall winner after first scooping the Hero Cat award.
Claire, who was at the awards ceremony to accept Tink’s award, said: “Tink has always been a much loved pet but not a day goes past when I’m not grateful for her actions on that…
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