Tom Petty Rushed To Hospital After Heart Attack, Taken Off Life Support

first_imgUPDATE #3: UPDATE: While many major news outlets have announced that Tom Petty has passed away based on a report from CBS News, the LAPD has since announced that they cannot confirm that Petty has died, conflicting the story’s initial source.UPDATE #2: CBS News confirms that Tom Petty passed away today, at the age of 66. UPDATE #1: TMZ: We’re told after Tom Petty got to the hospital he had no brain activity and a decision was made to pull life support.Iconic rock and roll singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Tom Petty was reportedly rushed to the hospital last night after he was found unconscious, not breathing, and in full cardiac arrest. Petty’s health scare was first reported by TMZ, who say that the information was confirmed to them by local law enforcement officials.As TMZ reports, “EMTs rushed to his Malibu home and were able to get a pulse. He was rushed to the UCLA Santa Monica Hospital and our sources say he was put on life support. Petty’s condition is unknown but was critical from the moment he was found [on Sunday night].”TMZ has also reported having been in touch with numerous people from Petty’s camp, who were “clearly upset but not talking.”Petty, aged 66, broke out as a pop/rock star with his band, The Heartbreakers, following their hit song “Breakdown,” the first of many from Petty and his band over the years.Tom Petty has been touring extensively with The Heartbreakers all year, most recently on September 25th at The Hollywood Bowl in Hollywood, CA.The latest news from CBS Los Angeles states that Petty is currently on life support. Please join us in sending your thoughts and prayers to Tom Petty’s family and friends during this terrible time. We love you, Tom![Cover photo via Billboard]last_img read more

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DELIGHT AS KITTEN STUCK IN CAR DASHBOARD FOR THREE DAYS IS RESCUED!

first_imgA baby kitten stuck in a car dashboard for THREE days – has miraculously survived its ordeal.The owner of the cute little kitten Pauline Sweeney was left heartbroken when her baby kitten vanished without a trace. However, unbeknown to Pauline it wasn’t far away – it was lodged in the dashboard of her neighbour’s car in Burtonport!Her neighbour Patrick McGovern had been visiting Pauline and her husband Dan on Sunday evening last.He left his car door slightly ajar and in jumped Pauline’s cat and her baby kitten.When Patrick returned to his vehicle he discovered the cat in the back seat and returned it to its owners. However, unknown to Patrick the baby kitten was lodged in the dashboard!The next morning Patrick’s wife Siobhan was driving her kids to school when she heard the cries of a little kitten.To her shock and amazement, she saw the face of a little kitten peak through the air conditioning vent!Several attempts were made over the next few days to pry the frightened kitten from the dashboard but were unsuccessful – and it looked like they were going to have to go to a garage and get the entire dashboard removed.The couple tried to feed the terrified kitten through the air conditioning vent.It was quickly discovered the kitten was Pauline and Dan’s when they heard their kitten had gone missing! The couple were informed their kitten was stuck in the dash and they told Patrick and Siobhan to take the car over to their home.Dan decided to put the kitten’s mother in the car and a few ‘meows’ later the kitten astonishingly made its way out from the dash and back onto the floor of the car.A relieved Pauline told Donegal Daily, “We thought the little kitten had ran off again, it had went missing a few weeks ago but returned after a few days.“We thought it had done the same thing, but we had no idea it was lodged in Patrick’s dash. “When Patrick told us where the kitten was we couldn’t believe it, but we told them to drive the car over to ours to see if we could help.“Patrick couldn’t get the kitten out and we had no idea how it got into the dashboard, but Dan decided to put the mother cat in the front seat and literally within 10 seconds it made its way down to its mother.“We were delighted and the little kitten was glad to be reunited with its mother and our dog BOBO.Pauline informed us the little kitten who previously had no name – was aptly given a new name DASH!Now there’s a good news story for you on a Friday. 🙂DELIGHT AS KITTEN STUCK IN CAR DASHBOARD FOR THREE DAYS IS RESCUED! was last modified: October 9th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:burtonportcardashboarddonegalkittnnewslast_img read more

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