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Watch:Family of Boy saved by Cat speakes out
NJ 101.5 ^ | 05/16/2014 | Double Down

Posted on 05/16/2014 6:13:41 AM PDT by Gefn

Yesterday, the video of a heroic cat saving a boy from a vicious dog attack went viral. Today the family is speaking out about their furry friend,

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TOPICS: Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: boy; cat; dog; hero; kittyping
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Such a brave kitty. Such a cute little boy. May the cat and his boy have a long life together (in cat years anyway), and may the cat always have tuna in his bowl.
1 posted on 05/16/2014 6:13:42 AM PDT by Gefn
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To: Slings and Arrows

Hero Cat kitty ping!!!!


2 posted on 05/16/2014 6:14:14 AM PDT by Gefn (More cowbell)
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To: Gefn
Tara Terror the Cat.
3 posted on 05/16/2014 6:17:17 AM PDT by moovova
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To: Gefn

I’ve watched this half a dozen times. The mom runs down the drive to her son. Then SHE runs away instead of scooping him up. ??????????


4 posted on 05/16/2014 6:18:22 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Gefn

A story written in olde English.


5 posted on 05/16/2014 6:19:35 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: Sacajaweau

No mention of the dog’s owners or of any legal consequences to follow. Even on Fox this morning. Just the brave cat.

Sounds like mean neighbors, IMO.


6 posted on 05/16/2014 6:22:17 AM PDT by elcid1970
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To: Gefn

What I can’t figure out is how they got a picture of the dog from the opposite side of the car before it attacked the kid, unless the whole thing was staged.


7 posted on 05/16/2014 6:23:26 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: Sacajaweau

On a thread yesterday, someone shared that the dog had returned and the mom went after the dog.


8 posted on 05/16/2014 6:25:10 AM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: Sacajaweau

She ran around the front of the car because the dog was returning. She was also bitten by the dog.


9 posted on 05/16/2014 6:26:11 AM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: from occupied ga

That’s what I wondered.


10 posted on 05/16/2014 6:26:25 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: from occupied ga

Lots of security camera. They didn’t even know how much the cat was involved until the dad looked at the film


11 posted on 05/16/2014 6:26:59 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: Gefn

And may the dog and owner thereof be punished fitting to their crimes.


12 posted on 05/16/2014 6:27:28 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: from occupied ga

The video is edited/spliced from two different security cameras. Because their boy is mildly autistic, they installed the camera system to better keep an eye on things.


13 posted on 05/16/2014 6:28:12 AM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: Sacajaweau

Yeah, it was rough watching that poor kid limp away. I don’t care what she was doing, she should have grabbed the kid.


14 posted on 05/16/2014 6:28:48 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: from occupied ga

Multiple security videos, edited.


15 posted on 05/16/2014 6:29:30 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: Sacajaweau

That makes no sense to me either. I admit, the first fine I saw the story I paid attention to the cat and ignored that part.

I saw it again a few hours later, and yes, then I saw what you saw. Strange.


16 posted on 05/16/2014 6:30:08 AM PDT by Gefn (More cowbell)
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To: demshateGod

That dog had to be known as being “unfriendly” at the very least.


17 posted on 05/16/2014 6:34:57 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: demshateGod
I don’t care what she was doing, she should have grabbed the kid.

Really? She was going to confront the returning dog. She should have taken the boy with her? She took a bite from the dog when she did that. Don't you think she yelled for the boy to get in the house as she put herself between them?

18 posted on 05/16/2014 6:34:58 AM PDT by TangoLimaSierra (To win the country back, we need to be as mean as the libs say we are.)
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To: TangoLimaSierra

The only thing baffling to me about this whole thing is the continued criticism this mother has taken. Most (even GREAT) moms would have been on the scene in 15 or 20 seconds. She was there in 2 seconds. For that, she continues to get raked over the coals.

As to the people that think this was somehow staged...I don’t even know how to respond. Think!


19 posted on 05/16/2014 6:38:36 AM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: TangoLimaSierra

No, she left the boy to die because she’s an Obama voter. She ran back in the house to finish watching The View. Or maybe I wasn’t there so I shouldn’t say what she should have done.....


20 posted on 05/16/2014 6:40:03 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: demshateGod

The dog has been euthanized.


21 posted on 05/16/2014 6:41:21 AM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: from occupied ga

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm? Good question, although it does look like the kid was really attacked.


22 posted on 05/16/2014 6:43:01 AM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: Gefn
Found an article that said the owner of the dog said "The dog didn't like children or bikes".

The dog will be put down.

The dog escaped through an open gate.

I like when they say "escaped"....as if the dog had opened the gate instead of some irresponsible adult not closing it.

23 posted on 05/16/2014 6:44:07 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: TangoLimaSierra

Yes, you run in there and KILL the dog with your bare hands, if you have to, and SAVE your child.


24 posted on 05/16/2014 6:45:32 AM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: Sacajaweau

I see the mother running to her child first, then standing up to confront/attack the dog, and the cat was also heading for another confrontation with the dog.

That is what I see.


25 posted on 05/16/2014 6:47:06 AM PDT by Hulka
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To: Sacajaweau

Too many dog people let their dogs get away with things that, if their kids did it, they’d turn them in to the police. I don’t know, I just get annoyed with a lot of dog owners. They allow a smelly animal that licks its butt, eats its poop, and bites people run their lives.


26 posted on 05/16/2014 6:47:44 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: from occupied ga

my $500 costco system came with 8 cameras . . .


27 posted on 05/16/2014 6:47:50 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: knittnmom

Yay!


28 posted on 05/16/2014 6:48:16 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: Gefn

29 posted on 05/16/2014 6:48:23 AM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be")
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To: Sacajaweau

Well, depending on the type of gate, it could certainly be possible for a dog to hit the latch just right to get out, but any owner with a dog like that who doesn’t make absolutely sure that the dog can’t trip the latch is definitely being negligent.


30 posted on 05/16/2014 6:50:23 AM PDT by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: Sacajaweau
The dog will be put down

Good ... and necessary.

31 posted on 05/16/2014 6:51:04 AM PDT by glennaro
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To: demshateGod
I am in no way condoning the dog's behavior. If it was my dog and it bit someone it would already be down. That said I have a nagging question. Did or has the toddler taunted or molested this dog through a fence or in some other way?
32 posted on 05/16/2014 6:51:49 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$
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To: Gefn

According to one article I read, the cat is a stray that followed them home a few years ago. They weren’t really looking for a cat but didn’t have the heart to run it off and just sort of slowly adopted it.


33 posted on 05/16/2014 6:52:24 AM PDT by GrootheWanderer
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To: Dallas59

I didn’t think it was possible for me to love cats more than I do (I love most dogs, too) but this has heightened my respect for them immensely, and has dispelled a lot of unfounded myth about cats being completely detached from their owners.


34 posted on 05/16/2014 6:53:45 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Dallas59

Thank you. That explains it all. Super kitty!


35 posted on 05/16/2014 6:54:59 AM PDT by Gefn (More cowbell)
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To: ├čudda├čudd

I am interested. Please give me more info on model, etc.


36 posted on 05/16/2014 6:55:41 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda┬ŚDivide and conquer seems to be working.)
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To: faucetman
Mrs. Mad has been mildly annoyed with (for decades) the fact that I insisted that she always have a weapon on her person at home or away. This video washed away all that “annoyed”. That dog would of been DRT if it had attacked one of my kids with her around.
37 posted on 05/16/2014 6:56:20 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$
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To: fwdude

I’ve had both. Sometimes they can be a great combo.


38 posted on 05/16/2014 6:57:44 AM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be")
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To: GrootheWanderer
text Tara the Guard Cat

She really is a beautiful cat - although scrappy!

39 posted on 05/16/2014 6:57:50 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Gefn

I didn’t see yesterdays comments so I may be a day late and a Bitcoin short, but the cat was attacking the dog, period! A cat is not a dog. They do what they do and don’t care about you. To suggest that the cat was “protecting or defending” the child is preposterous.

I know it’s a great video and pulls at the heart strings of those watching it, (especially “cat people”), but reality is that the cat (cats) hate dogs (and BEARS), especially in their own yard.

My wife knows I’m right, but she “WANTS” to believe the cat acted to save the boy. So do many of you, go ahead, enjoy your fantasy.


40 posted on 05/16/2014 6:58:13 AM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: mad_as_he$$
"Did or has the toddler taunted or molested this dog through a fence or in some other way?"

A better question is what has the owner of the dog done to it. The fact that it's out shows they are at the very least negligent.

41 posted on 05/16/2014 6:59:28 AM PDT by moehoward
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To: fwdude

I’ve had two cats in my life. Both adopted but considered unadoptable. Both became very protective of me, one to the point it would snarl and hiss at any boyfriends I might have.

It’s like they were saying its my human I won’t share.

My heart broke when both went to the Rainbow Bridge.

I’m hoping Ceiling Cat will bring a new cat into my life in a few months.


42 posted on 05/16/2014 7:00:53 AM PDT by Gefn (More cowbell)
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To: demshateGod
I don’t care what she was doing, she should have grabbed the kid

I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations of those who were much inferior in understanding to the person who took the lead in the business.
Edmund Burke

43 posted on 05/16/2014 7:02:28 AM PDT by MosesKnows (Love many, trust few, and always paddle your own canoe.)
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To: faucetman

Well gee whiz, thanks for enlightening us with your wisdom and giving us your blessing to enjoy our fantasy.


44 posted on 05/16/2014 7:03:27 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda┬ŚDivide and conquer seems to be working.)
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To: Gefn
I’m hoping Ceiling Cat will bring a new cat into my life in a few months.

Are you kidding?!!! There are THOUSANDS waiting to be adopted. But I know you are probably referring to an unworkable situation in your living arrangements.

Good luck, and Godspeed with your new catlationship!

45 posted on 05/16/2014 7:03:46 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: faucetman
...reality is that the cat (cats) hate dogs (and BEARS), especially in their own yard.

B.S. You are just the victim of Saturday morning cartoon caricatures.

46 posted on 05/16/2014 7:08:10 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: fwdude

I think he just thinks he’s smarter than everyone else. A lot of that around here lately.


47 posted on 05/16/2014 7:11:49 AM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: MosesKnows

The kid would never had been attacked. The dog would have sensed my presence and dropped dead in fear.


48 posted on 05/16/2014 7:12:30 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: Sacajaweau

She did not run away she chased the dog.as a matter a fact she was bitten by the do..


49 posted on 05/16/2014 7:14:11 AM PDT by PLD
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To: TribalPrincess2U
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50 posted on 05/16/2014 7:14:36 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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