Tara a 7-year-old female cat looks out at the media after being presented with the 33rd Annual National Hero Dog Award by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals-Los Angeles (SPCALA) on June 19, 2015.  In May, 2014, Tara became a YouTube sensation with the video 'My Cat Saved My Son' after she fought off a neighbors dog that attacked her owners son Jeremy in the driveway of their Bakersfield, California home. The SPCALA broke with tradition by presenting the award to a cat.    AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTON (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Tara The California Hero Cat Receives Prestigious Award Normally Reserved For Valiant Dogs

As an award, Tara will receive a year’s supply of cat food.


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This New Camera Case Lets Dogs Take Photos Of All The Things That Make Them Happy

“And that’s the story of how I became a pho-dog-grapher.”


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This Hero From Northern California Literally Punched A Bear Trying To Attack His Chihuahua

“I ain’t lettin’ no bear eat my puppies. That ain’t gonna happen.”


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Stolen Puppy Finally Reunited With Owner Months Later In This Incredible, Touching Video

Jasper, an adorable whippet puppy, was stolen from its owners in the UK. The family was heartbroken, and even filmed a video back in October with photos, begging for his safe return.


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Thief Punches Man, Steals His Pit Bull Puppy On SF Muni Bus

Not all puppy news is good news.