Brave firefighters saved a cat from a burning building before giving her life-saving oxygen through a mask specially designed for pets.
The fire which erupted in Jersey Street, Port Talbot, needed five crews to tackle.
A man managed to escape the house before the firefighters arrived – but the cat was still inside.
Firefighters battled the blaze and managed to get her out, where they used the pet-sized gear.
It was taken to taken to a veterinary practice by RSPCA Cymru, and a local family have since been looking after it. They have nicknamed her Sophie.
Cat sitters Nigel and Linda Passmore said: “We initially didn’t think this poor cat was going to make it, but she’s doing brilliantly now and has settled in really well. We’re just happy we were able to help.”
The oxygen therapy masks were donated to Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service in 2016 by the Smokey Paws not-for-profit.
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