Dog Defends Boy Against Cougar Attack

When I first saw the headline, I was hoping it was a story of Courtney Cox being held at bay by a golden retriever. Turns out it’s yet another nice story of dogs doing jobs cats won’t do.

Update: From a reader:

And don’t forget that a cougar is really just an overgrown cat.


Comparing this incident with the behavior of an overgrown dog, e.g., a Saint Benard, we see a critical difference between cats and dogs


When cats grow large enough, they turn on humans.

When dogs grow large enough, they bring us booze.

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