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Several years back Glen Schallman was diagnosed with a rare brain condition that would make him have occasional life threatening seizures. Glen wanted a cat for companionship, but what he got was a whole lot more.

“Boo-Boo Kitty started checking my pulse with her paw and then she would start nudging me to go down to the ground before I went into a seizure” Glen said.

Eventually Boo-Boo Kitty passed away and Glen adopted a new kitten from the Humane Society of North Texas just before Christmas.  But would the new companion, named Blake, be able to carry on the life saving service that Boo-Boo Kitty has started so many years ago?

“Second day on the job he was biting my toes to wake me up from a seizure” Glen noted.  That seizure could have been fatal, but because Blake woke him up, it wasn’t.

“Blake’s life was saved by us and now in turn he’s saving Glen’s life and really returning the favor” said Whitney Hansen of the Humane Society of North Texas.

Through February 14th the Humane Society of North Texas is having a “Small Pets, Big Hearts” event where you can adopt a small pet for only $15.

JD Ryan is Around Town with the amazing story of life and love for our furry friends.

Details here.

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