When it saw a 4 year old boy being attacked by a dog, this cat jumped in to rescue him. The cat is now being hailed as a hero.
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The boy who was riding his bike around his home town of Southwest Bakersfield, California was spotted by a neighbours dog. Then shockingly and all recorded on CCTV, the dog ran at the boy and sank its teeth into his leg.
Right away, the family moggy named Tara ran into shot and sent the dog running.
The young boy was left with leg wounds but it could have been much worse.
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