BAKERSFIELD - A cat came to her best friend's rescue Tuesday when a young boy was attacked in his driveway in southwest Bakersfield.
The surveillance video shows the boy playing on his bicycle when a dog sneaks up behind him and grabs his leg.
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The family's cat, named Tara, rushes the attacking dog and chased it away.
The boy's mother told 23ABC the boy needed a few stitches, but he is doing fine.
She also said the dog belonged to a neighbor and is now under observation.