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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A boy’s best friend came to his rescue this week when a dog attacked him in his driveway.

That best friend is the family cat — a female named Tara.

According to WPTV, the dog runs up behind the boy and grabs his leg, dragging him down the driveway. Instantly, the cat rushes at the dog, chasing him away.

It was all caught on video.

To see it unfold and for more details, watch the video player above.

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