Ten of the Most Heartwarming Animal Rescue Stories

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Tommy the Tabby Cat

This animal rescue story reminds me of Jinx the Cat from Meet the Parents. Tommy, a tabby cat, owned by Gary Rosheisen, was able to dial 911 for his owner back in December 2005. Rosheisen had fallen out of his wheelchair onto the ground next to his bed. This prompted Tommy, who was laying next to the phone, to call 911. Apparently, Rosheisen had taught Tommy how to dial 911 years ago but wasn’t sure if his lessons had worked until he saw Tommy finally do it that day.

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Chris is a graduate of Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, where he majored in English and FIlm. He has been writing for TVOvermind and Uncoached for two years and has written about numerous different television shows and pop culture topics. Contact him through Twitter (@ckinger13)
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