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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Cat saves little boy from vicious dog attack

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BAKERSFIELD, Ca — A California man posted video from a home surveillance system that shows a little boy first being attacked by a dog and then being saved by a cat.

The man, Roger Triantafilo of Bakersfield, posted the video on YouTube Wednesday morning and in the caption wrote:

“My cat defends my son during a vicious dog attack and runs the dog off before he can do additional damage. Thankfully, my son is fine!”

 

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ABC23 in Bakersfield spoke with the boy’s mother, Erika Triantafilo, who said the boy needed a few stitches but was OK.

The TV station also reported that the dog belonged to a neighbor.

TMZ.com reported that  the dog was picked up  by animal control and officials have decided to euthanize the animal.

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