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Carol and Ray Steiner with Ringo

Real Name: Ringo
Case: Unusual Phenomenon
Location: Bowling Green, Ohio
Date: August 1995


Details: In summer 1995, Ray and Carol Steiner were at home recovering from surgeries and realized they were suffering from headaches, high blood pressure, and memory loss. One day in August, their cat, Ringo, began acting strangely and was trying to get Carol to go outside. He led her to the side of the house and began digging in the landscaping. When she leaned down towards the ground, she noticed the smell of lethal gas coming out of it. The gas company found a leak in the gas line and Ringo had led them to it. They are certain that he saved their lives.
Extra Notes: This case first aired on the January 3, 1997 episode about animal heroes, along with those of Boo the dog and Oscar the dog. It was also featured on It's a Miracle.
Results: Unsolved. No explanation for Ringo's heroism has ever been found. Sadly, Ray passed away in February 2014.