A cat viciously attacked seven pit bulls and a woman Monday, sending one of the dogs to the veterinarian and the pup’s owner to the emergency room.
Kyla Grover, of Victoria, British Columbia, said she was out with a walking group called Pit Bulls of Victoria B.C. Monday night when the cat, named Baby, charged them.
“The cat is swiping at them and latched onto one of the dog’s faces,” Grover told the Victoria Times Colonist. “I got bit and scratched in the process of trying to separate them.”
She added, “I spent the whole night at emergency because cat bites are nasty.”
The cat’s owner, 78-year-old Betty Jean Thompson, said that the cat was startled when one of the dogs showed a friendly interest.
“She’s kind of a slow sort of thinking cat, but one thing is she is very protective of me,” Thompson said.
And the sight of seven dogs ambling through its area apparently set the cat off.
“The dogs were walking by, completely minding their own business,” Grover told the newspaper. “The cat just goes at all of the dogs, not backing down.”
One of the pit bulls and its owner were scratched up enough that they went to the hospital for treatment.
“Usually you don’t get seven dogs walking. It’s pretty intimidating, even if you were a pedestrian on the sidewalk pushing a stroller or something,” Del Thompson told CNN affiliate CITV.
The Thompsons paid the $222 vet bill for the maimed dog’s facial injuries.