Dog who attacked boy in ‘hero cat’ viral video euthanized

Posted at 3:04 PM, May 28, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-28 17:04:55-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The dog who was seen on surveillance video attacking a little boy before a cat intervened has been euthanized, KERO-TV reports.

The lab/chow mix was euthanized by Bakersfield Animal Control, KERO’s report said.

Earlier this month, the boy’s parents posted surveillance video of the incident to YouTube.  The video shows the boy being dragged off his bike and viciously attacked by the dog before the boy’s family cat runs in to fight back.

Wihin two days, the “My Cat Saved My Son” video spread virally online and has now been viewed over 22 million times.


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