A cat somewhere in suburban California is thinking it’s more panther than pussy. Tara, your regular family pet, took on a rugged and vicious canine three times its size–and came out the winner. Tara ran to her four-year-old human brother’s rescue when a fierce fido attacked the boy while he was riding his bike. The cat body slammed the dog and chased him off. The kid is fine. The cat is a hero. And the dog? Well, let’s just say he’s cooling off in poochy prison.