Note: The video ends with images of the boy’s injuries. Viewer discretion advised.
BAKERSFIELD, CA. — Watch as a family cat comes to the rescue in a video posted to YouTube.
Roger Triantafilo, who lives in Bakersfield, Calif., posted a video that shows his son riding his bike in front of the family’s home when a stray dog began attacking the boy.
In seconds, the family cat arrives to fend off the dog, ending the attack and chasing the dog from the yard.
In a report by KGET, the boy’s mother, Erica Triantafilo, was also bitten by the dog. According to Triantafilo and KGET, the dog’s owners have voluntarily had their dog quarantined.
Traintafilo wrote on his YouTube page, “Thankfully, my son is fine!”