These 17 Amazing Pet Hero Stories Will Touch Your Heart

1. Tara

cat0saves0boySource: drmartybecker

Dogs are often life savers, but unfortunately, some are very dangerous. One California dog came very close to killing a four-year-old boy.

Fortunately, the child’s cat was in the area. Sensing danger, the cat rushed at the attacking dog, who had already clamped down on the boy’s leg. Tara the cat was only half the size of the dog, but she still managed to scare him away. The story was quickly picked up on a variety of social media sites, launching the kitty into stardom.