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Angel risked her life to save an 11-year-old boy.

Call her Austin Forman’s “guardian Angel.”

Austin Forman was sent out to bring in some firewood, when a cougar launched itself at him.

Angel, the family golden retriever was at his side, and the brave dog launched a counter-offensive against the cat. The cougar and dog then fought in the backyard.

Of course, a golden retriever isn’t much match for a cougar, and Austin Forman raced into the house where he got his mother to call 9-1-1. An RCMP constable was on the scene in less than a minute. He shot the cat twice, but it still continued to chew on the dog.

A third shot dispatched the cat, but its jaws were still embedded in Angel’s face.

Angel was very lucky that the cat didn’t get a good grip on the dog’s neck. Otherwise, it would have been a very different story.


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