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Family cat saves boy from dog attack

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Hero cat chases away dog that was attacking boy. Hero cat chases away dog that was attacking boy.
This feline is not a scaredy-cat.

A pet cat came to the rescue after a dog attacked a 4-year-old boy and it was all caught on video in Bakersfield, California. Three security cameras were rolling as a neighbor's dog came around the back of an SUV, then ran up and attacked the boy.

That's when the family's hero cat came charging at the dog, tackled it and chased it off.The boy was taken to the hospital and received 10 stitches. The child is now at home recovering.

He appeared live with his parents and hero cat on Today, early Thursday morning.
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