Video: Cat saves boy from dog attack

May 14, 2014 

Still image from 23ABC video obtained from the family.

23ABC

A Bakersfield, Calif., boy and his cat are becoming an Internet sensation after the cat saved the child May 13, 2014, from a dog attack.

In this surveillance video (view in player below), the dog can be seen snatching the boy's leg and dragging him off his bicycle. Then, the cat launches itself like a missile at the dog, knocking it away.

Watch this video from any device.

View the full video here (warning: includes some footage of the boy's injuries), as shared by the victim's mother with a local television station.

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