Hero cat who saved boy from dog has become Twitter famous

Published May 15, 2014 7:52 am

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Editor's Note: The video above is graphic. The little boy is recovering from his wounds.

The cat who literally leaped to the rescue of a little boy in California not only defeated a vicious dog but also is conquering a little bird as the hashtag #HeroCat is trending like crazy on Twitter.

Scroll down to see a few of my favorites, and let the battle between dog and cat lovers continue by voting in the poll to the left.

—Sheena McFarland

Twitter: @sheena5427