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Cute kitten drowning in Malaysian Typhoon Lekima gets CPR and survives

Heartwarming moment a firefighter uses CPR to revive a tiny kitten found drowning on a flooded roof during a typhoon A fire-fighter known as Amirul lovingly gave a lifeless cat chest compressions The pet was trapped in a western Kedah town, Malaysia, during Typhoon Lekima After 40 seconds, the kitty lets out meows, wrapped in a blanket and taken away Lekima has seen 33 people killed and 16 missing, it was reported on Monday

By Phoebe Eckersley For Mailonline

Published: 17:39 BST, 14 August 2019 | Updated: 19:07 BST, 14 August 2019

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An adorable kitten who was drowning on a roof during a Malaysian typhoon has survived after a firefighter gave it chest compressions.

The tear-jerking video shows the fluffy kitten lifted from a pink towel by a firefighter known as Amirul in Sungai Petani, a town in north-west Kedah, Malaysia. 

Amirul, who works at the Sungai Petani Fire and Rescue Station, starts gently performing CPR on the animal's lifeless body and people can be heard murmuring behind the camera as he tries to bring the cat back to life.

Brought back to life: A drowned kitten which was found on a rooftop in Sungai Petani, a town in north-west Kedah, Malaysia, has been resuscitated by a fire-fighter who performed chest compressions

Brought back to life: A drowned kitten which was found on a rooftop in Sungai Petani, a town in north-west Kedah, Malaysia, has been resuscitated by a fire-fighter who performed chest compressions

After placing the kitty on a pink towel, the fire crew start CPR

The speckled cat seems perky and has its spirit back after the compressions - and is then wrapped back in the towel

Compassionate fire-fighters gather around to save the small animal and after 40 seconds, it is filmed having a stroll and getting used to its surroundings again. The fire-fighter,

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