Julie Telgenhoff| A heroic cat came to her best friend’s rescue on Tuesday, May 13th, when a young boy, named Jeremy, was attacked in his driveway in Southwest Bakersfield, CA.
The surveillance video shows the boy playing on his bicycle when suddenly the dog sneaks up behind him and literally drags young Jeremy off of his bike by biting and grabbing at his leg .
Tara, the family’s cat, came rushing to the scene, attacking the dog, and she was able to chase the dog away and save her best friend.
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Jeremy’s mother, Erika Triantafilo, told 23ABC that her son only needed a few stitches, but he is doing fine this morning.
“I’ve never seen a cat do that,” said Roger Triantatilo, Jeremy’s father said. “Especially ours. It just shows how much she really has a family-oriented mind set.” (source)
Erika Triantafilo also said that the dog belonged to a neighbor and is now under observation.
Here is the video surveillance footage of the attack: