a little kid on his adorable tricycle was attacked by a dog yesterday in Bakersfield and then…

“Amy” points out that the Bakersfield Sun has the best quotes about it:

“My cat, I have no idea where she was prior, honestly through the heat of it, I have no idea where she went after. Full lion safari moment,”said Triantafilo, who also has 2-year-old twin boys, Carson and Connor. They were in the house when the attack occurred.

All three boys treat Tara about the way you’d expect, their mom said.

“My kids are absolutely awful to her. They tug on her tail, they pull on her ears, they try to lift her up and carry her around — which obviously doesn’t work for a 2-year-old quite as well,” said Triantafilo.

“I think they’ve sat on her, they’ve jumped on her and she just looks at them with that annoyed cat look that all cats have and … takes it. She really is the most amazing cat.”

Which made me think:


image by Bloopy. thanks