The following link takes you directly to Scarlett's web page with the story (copied and pasted) below: Scarlett, the World-Famous Brave Mother Cat Who Survived a Fire and Saved Her Kittens, Passes Away
Scarlett Was Adopted Following Her Ordeal And Lived Life as a Member of a Loving Family
Scarlett, the World-Famous Brave Mother Cat Who Bravely Entered Blazing Inferno 5 Times To Save All Her Kittens, Passes Away After Enjoying Life Of Love, Pampering And Fame Following Her Ordeal
October 15, 2008 (Port Washington, NY) - Scarlett the cat, whose story of bravery, uncompromising love and triumph over all odds, has passed on. The heroine calico, who in 1996 made headlines around the world for pulling her five kittens to safety from a raging fire, lost her battle with multiple illnesses this week after living with her adoptive family in Brooklyn, New York for over 12 years.
mother, heroine, brave mommy cat, beloved family member, admired by people all over the world, will be dearly missed.