One of five cats that survived a Hong Kong flat fire in the early hours of Monday morning and is now being cared for by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Photo: i-Cable screengrab
One of five cats that survived a Hong Kong flat fire in the early hours of Monday morning and is now being cared for by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Photo: i-Cable screengrab

Hong Kong firefighters help tenant pull 7 pet cats from burning flat, though 2 die after failed resuscitation efforts

  • Video circulating online captures firefighters’ efforts to save two unconscious cats via chest compressions and application of oxygen masks
  • Their elderly owner was treated for smoke inhalation and 200 residents of Tseung Kwan O’s Hong Sing Gardens were evacuated after blaze started in kitchen

Topic |   Hong Kong fires and safety
One of five cats that survived a Hong Kong flat fire in the early hours of Monday morning and is now being cared for by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Photo: i-Cable screengrab
One of five cats that survived a Hong Kong flat fire in the early hours of Monday morning and is now being cared for by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Photo: i-Cable screengrab
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