After people were alerted the baby boy was taken by ambulance to hospital and later he was declared fit and healthy. The cat even attempted to follow the baby into the ambulance. “The baby had only been outside for a few hours and thanks to Masha, he was not damaged by the experience,” a hospital spokesman told . Residents in the area have hailed Masha a hero. They like to give herthe favourite food. “She is very placid and friendly” said to the media one of them, Irina Lavrova, 68, a nearby resident, describing Masha. The police is now trying to identify the parents of the baby.