WATCH: Cat Saves Boy From Vicious Dog Attack

LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — A boy in Bakersfield, Ca. is recovering after being attacked by a dog while riding his bike. Luckily for the boy, his pet cat came to his rescue.

The family posted a video on YouTube Wednesday morning of the family cat saving the boy from the attack, reports CBS station KBAK in Bakersfield, Calif.

The video, which runs 56 seconds, from surveillance cameras shows the boy riding his bike Tuesday when the dog runs over to him and attacks him. The cat immediately charges out and scares off the larger dog.

The boy suffered bite wounds, but his family says he’s going to be fine. The YouTube video shows several deep bites on the boy’s leg.

“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!” uploader Roger Triantafilo wrote with the YouTube video.

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