We've all read or heard stories about dogs doing such heroic acts as warning their family of a fire or other danger in the house, or finding people buried alive in some disaster. There are even quiet, everyday canine heroes who assist those with physical or other disabilities, such as visual impairment, or post traumatic stress disorder. Well, this time, the hero was a feline, who fended off an attack on a 4-year-old boy by a neighborhood dog in Bakersfield, CA.

As reported by KGET-TV at kerngoldenempire.com:

That is one brave and quick cat! Someone deserves and extra helping of Fancy Feast®!