A cat to the rescue

Published On June 24, 2015 | By Dave Palmer | Blogs, Mornings

A dog attacked a four-year-old kid in Bakersfield, California last year, and you might remember the story . . . because the kid was rescued by the family CAT.

It was the neighbor’s dog, and it basically tried to rip the kid’s LEG off.  Then the kid’s cat came charging in out of nowhere . . . attacked the dog . . . and saved his life.

Now she’s back in the news, because the SPCA in Los Angeles just gave her their annual “National Hero Dog Award.”  Yes . . . to a cat.

Apparently they don’t have an award for cats, which is probably fair enough.  How often do you hear about a CAT saving someone’s life?

But they were so impressed with what Tara did, they decided to break tradition last week.  They crossed out the word “dog” on the trophy, and gave it to a cat for the first time in 33 years.

Tara’s owners also get a year’s worth of free cat food from Purina.


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