This really is an amazing video of a cat saving a boy from a vicious dog attack. After viewing the video a few times, there is no doubt that the cat knew exactly what it was doing. And it selfishly attacked the dog “without even thinking” (I would say) as it all happened withing seconds as the entire video is less than a minute long.
Luckily the child’s parents had security cameras that captured the entire scene on camera. And it’s heart warming and horrific at the same time to watch.
Tabby Tara (the cat, not the mom) jetted out and not only rammed the dog to stop the attack, but then also gave chase! Cat attacks dog, Incredible!
And lucky for the boy. As the attack was definitely “premeditated” as you can see the dog sneaking up behind the car, then up to the boy and once grabbing hold of the boy’s leg, it looks as though the dog had every intention of doing very serious harm. If not straight out trying to kill the boy.
Regrettably, the boy ended up needing ten stitches. But later recuperated and is now fine.
True love between a pet and owner.
And due to Tara’s unconditional love for her friend, she is now considered a Hero Cat and the Los Angeles SPCA decided to bestow their highest honor on Tara, giving her their 33rd Annual Hero Dog Award.
Yes, the title usually goes to a canine, but the organization made an exception in this case — and a slight alteration to the trophy: “Dog” was scratched out and the word “cat” is etched into the glass just above it. – Today.com
What is sad though is that the dog “Scrappy” was put down after the dog was found to be aggressive even to the shelter’s handlers.
You can follow Tara the Hero Cat on instagram at @TaraHeroCat
What is your first reaction after watching this? Leave a comment below as I’d love to know your thoughts of this video.