B.C. family's dog saves boy from cougar attack

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    A cougar attacked a B.C. family's golden retriever Saturday night after the dog stepped in between the cougar and an 11-year-old boy.

    Police, who later shot the cougar dead, credited the 18-month-old dog -- Angel -- for saving the boy's life.

    Austin Forman had gone to retrieve some firewood outside his family's home in Boston Bar, about 200 kilometres northeast of Vancouver.

    That's when the cougar began to charge across the yard at the boy.

    "I was really scared. At first, I didn't know it was a cougar. I thought it was another dog," Austin told CTV News on Sunday. "As soon as it went underneath the light, I saw that it was a cougar. I knew at that moment, I had to go inside."

    Angel, who had been at Austin's side, engaged the cougar, which was slightly larger than Angel.










    CTV British Columbia- B.C. family's dog saves boy from cougar attack - CTV News, Shows and Sports -- Canadian Television








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    Second thread on this.
     
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    didn't see the first,,, inform management.. but keep your opinions to yourself.
     
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    Keep my opinions to myself on a political board?
     
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    Angel is definately man's best friend.
     
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    yess,, on a political board for thou art a hypocrite.. whadda gonna do about tweety, and Mr. Ed.. ??????
     
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    tweety and mr edd? You off prescribed meds or something?
     
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    :lol::lol::lol: who's to say?
     
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    That reminds me. Time to pop some pills.
     
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    If anybody here can tell uscitizenhypocrite who "tweety" and "Mr. Ed" is I'm sure he would appreciate it.. No hurry he's off to pop some pills.. :eusa_angel:
     

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