Cat saves baby from freezing

I’m always amazed by the incredible humaneness of which animals can be capable

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Another hero cat, in the tradition of Tara and Smudge. Story and photograph from the New York Post.

Masha, a long-haired tabby cat, saved the life of a baby abandoned in the streets of Russia — after she climbed into the box he was discarded in and kept him warm, health officials said.

“The baby had only been outside for a few hours and thanks to Masha … he was not damaged by the experience,” a hospital spokesman told Central European News.

The whiskered hero even meowed to get the attention of a passerby.

“She is very placid and friendly, so when I heard her meowing, I thought that perhaps she had injured herself,” said Obninsk city resident Irina Lavrova. “Normally she would have come and said hello to me. You can imagine my shock when I saw her lying in a box next to a baby.”

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Family Cat Saves Child From Dog Attack

BAKERSFIELD, INDIANA., — Home surveillance video captures a horrifying scene when a child playing outside of his parents driveway is viciously attacked by a loose dog.

The video shows little boy playing on his bicycle when a loose dog sneaks up and attacks the child biting onto his leg. Seconds later “Tara” the family cat, seen running after the dog and chasing it away.

The boy’s mother can be seen tending to the boy before running off camera. According to reports, the mother leaves because dog continues to linger on the other side of the SUV. The mother tries to fend off the dog while trying to get the attention of her neighbor who is also in his driveway.

According to the mother, although the child required stitches in his leg, he is doing fine.

That family sure has a lot of surveillance cameras, eh what?