Skip to comments.Watch:Family of Boy saved by Cat speakes out
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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Hero Cat kitty ping!!!!
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. ??????????
A story written in olde English.
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.
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.
On a thread yesterday, someone shared that the dog had returned and the mom went after the dog.
She ran around the front of the car because the dog was returning. She was also bitten by the dog.
That’s what I wondered.
Lots of security camera. They didn’t even know how much the cat was involved until the dad looked at the film
And may the dog and owner thereof be punished fitting to their crimes.
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.
Yeah, it was rough watching that poor kid limp away. I don’t care what she was doing, she should have grabbed the kid.
Multiple security videos, edited.
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.
That dog had to be known as being “unfriendly” at the very least.
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?
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!
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.....
The dog has been euthanized.
Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm? Good question, although it does look like the kid was really attacked.
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.
Yes, you run in there and KILL the dog with your bare hands, if you have to, and SAVE your child.
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.
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.
my $500 costco system came with 8 cameras . . .
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.
Good ... and necessary.
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.
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.
Thank you. That explains it all. Super kitty!
I am interested. Please give me more info on model, etc.
I’ve had both. Sometimes they can be a great combo.
She really is a beautiful cat - although scrappy!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Well gee whiz, thanks for enlightening us with your wisdom and giving us your blessing to enjoy our fantasy.
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!
B.S. You are just the victim of Saturday morning cartoon caricatures.
I think he just thinks he’s smarter than everyone else. A lot of that around here lately.
The kid would never had been attacked. The dog would have sensed my presence and dropped dead in fear.
She did not run away she chased the dog.as a matter a fact she was bitten by the do..
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