Hampster Hero Bob Putney, Jr.

Firefighter Bob Putney Jr. Rescued nine people from a blazing house in Napa, California... but realized there was still more work to do when he found the family's pet hampster gasping for life. As smoke billowed about the fire scene, Captain Putney massaged the tiny pet's heart, gave it oxygen and even used mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.

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John Kerry is a Hampster Hero!

Presidential Candidate John Kerry has been named an official Hampster Hero for saving the life of his daughter's pet hampster after it had fallen into the sea.

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