Furious Feline: Cat saves boy

By Nikki Henderson | nhenderson@ktalnews.tv

Published 05/15 2014 10:41AM

Updated 05/15 2014 10:44AM

A cat rockets to fame after attacking a dog that was mauling a little boy.  Katey Rusch reports.

It's a remarkable rescue caught on video that has been watched across the country:

A 4-year-old boy's pet cat saved him from a dog attack in Bakersfield, California.

Now everyone wants to meet the cat called Tara, the fearless feline who took on the dog.

"She really did save him from further injury because who knows what could have happened in another couple seconds," said Roger Triantafilo, Jeremy's father.

But the dog had done damage, two large bite marks, and Jeremy had to have had ten stitches.

"We're gonna keep her, you know, as a guard cat," says Triantafilo. "She's earned the queen spot in the house, just fish all of her life, grilled anyway she wants."

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