VIDEO: Cat Saves Boy Attacked By Dog

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KAKE) — A cat came to a young boy's rescue in California after he as attacked in his own driveway by a neighbor's dog.

The child was playing on his bicycle when the dog came up from behind and grabbed his leg. Tara, the family cat, jumped in and chased the dog away.

The boy's mother told ABC affiliate KERO that the child needed stitches, but is doing fine.

KERO reports the dog belongs to a neighbor, and is now under observation.

Watch the amazing video below. Some may find the video disturbing. Viewer discretion is advised: