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St. George firefighter rescues kitten, puppy in same night

St. George firefighter rescues kitten from drain
St. George firefighter rescues kitten from drain(St. George Fire Department)
Updated: Oct. 4, 2019 at 12:20 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A firefighter with the St. George Fire Department rescued a kitten and a puppy all in one night.

One lucky kitten has found a new family after St. George firefighters and crew saved it from under a grated storm drain.

Last night while on duty #FirefighterMeg and crew rescued a kitten from under a grate in a drain, then later had a puppy...

Posted by St George Fire Department on Friday, October 4, 2019

Firefighter, Meg, and crew rescued the kitten before a little girl took ownership of it and named it Meg. The kitten is currently in good condition.

Later in the night, the same firefighter also had a puppy leap into her arms after arriving on the scene of a wreck. The dog’s owner was involved in the crash. The owners say the dog is fine, but they’re having it checked out by a vet nonetheless.

Meg recommends pet owners don’t hold their animals in their lap while driving, but to instead buckle them in with harnesses.

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