The other day I was reading a rather heartfelt story of how a dog jumped into the water and saved a small boy! It wasn’t the little boys dog the dog for whatever reason actually saved his life despite not knowing him! (maybe he thought he was a floating bone) No matter what the reason is that the dog saved his life, he did. But what about cats? Being Caturday it is time to take a look at some of the Worlds bravest cats that risk life and limb to keep us all safe. Get your courage awards at the ready as I bring you…
Top 10 Emergency Response Cats
BONUS CONTENT: Top 10 Facts About Emergency Response Services
10 – DROP AND GIVE ME 20! …of those delicious kitty nibbles!
ARMY FACT: The Department of Defence employs about 1.8 million people on active duty and is the single largest employer in the United States, with more employees than Ford, General Motors, and GE combined!
9 – Hazmat cat doesn’t do the “kitty tray” without precautions.
CDC FACT: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the national public health institute of the United States and its main goal is to protect public health and safety through the control and prevention of disease, injury, and disability.
8 – He is at his happiest when in tight spaces.
CAVE RESCUE FACT: Cave rescues are slow, deliberate operations that require both a high level of organised teamwork and good communications. The extremes of the cave environment dictate every aspect of a cave rescue.
7 – Do I look like a seal to you?
NAVY FACT: The navy traces its origins to the Continental Navy, which was established during the American Revolutionary War and was essentially disbanded as a separate entity shortly thereafter.
6 – “Was it the red wire or the White one?!?”
BOMB DISPOSAL FACT: The New York City Police Department established its first bomb squad in 1903 and it was known as the “Italian Squad”, its primary mission was to deal with dynamite bombs used by the Mafia!
5 – David Hasselhoff is the real pussy!
COASTGUARD FACT: Jeff Bridges enlisted in the Coast Guard Reserves at the age of 18 and served for eight years!
4 – “The bird was pronounced DOA at 4:30 pm so I ate him!”
DOCTOR FACT: To become a doctor one must spend four years in college earning a bachelor’s degree. This must be followed by four years of medical school and then three to eight years of internship and residency depending on speciality.
3 – Not a singed whisker, not a life lost!
FIRE BRIGADE FACT: The fire services have undergone significant changes since the beginning of the 21st century, a process that has been propelled by a devolution of central government powers, new legislation and a change to operational procedures in the light of terrorism attacks and threats.
2 – “Maybe I can help, I’m Sgt Furballs!”
POLICE FACT: In his book “Breaking With the Law” Ward Clapham discovered the best way to make a breakthrough in keeping the peace was by not doing things that were ineffective and unproductive, so he started to reward people for doing right!
1 – Top Gun Meets Top Cat.
RAF FACT: The RAF’s mission is to support the objectives of the British Ministry of Defence which including the fight against terrorism; to support the Government’s foreign policy objectives particularly in promoting international peace and security for everyone!