A Bakersfield, Calif., cat saved a boy from a dog attack Tuesday after the canine leaped on the child in the family's driveway, according to an Atlanta Journal-Constitution report.
On video captured by the family's surveillance camera, Tara the cat is shown dashing to the boy's rescue moments after the neighborhood dog attacked the boy. The cat then chases the dog away before returning to its owner.
The boy received several injuries from the attack, some of which required stitching.
Local station ABC TV in Bakersfield reported that the dog is under observation.