award honors cat that stopped dog attack on 6 year old

June 24, 2015

Award honors cat that stopped dog attack on 6-year-old For the first time, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals-Los Angeles awarded its Hero Dog award to a cat. Tara, an adopted cat, body-slammed and then chased away a chow mix that was attacking 6-year-old Jeremy Triantafilo. The incident was caught by security cameras, and the footage went viral. The dog was later euthanized. KOMO-TV/KOMO-AM (Seattle)/The Associated Press