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'Hero' cat saves owner from Melbourne house fire

1 September 2014 Last updated at 15:16 BST

A tabby cat has been hailed a hero after she alerted her owner to a fire that destroyed his home in Melbourne, Australia.

Craig Jeeves said Sally, whom he adopted several years ago, jumped on his head and woke him up - giving him a chance to escape the blaze.

Sophie Long has more details.