Golden Retriever Thwarts Cougar Attack in B.C.

From CBC News:

_Austin Forman, 11, was gathering firewood in his backyard at about 5 p.m. Saturday when his dog, Angel, started acting strangely.
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_Angel started following him to and from the woodshed, Austin said, almost as though she was checking to make sure he was OK.
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_Suddenly, Angel ran toward Austin and jumped over a lawn mower -- right into the path of a charging cougar. . . .
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_As Angel fought the cougar, Austin ran inside, where his mother called 911.
When the RCMP arrived on scene minutes later, they found the cougar under the back porch of the house, chewing on Angel's neck.
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_An officer shot the cougar, killing it instantly.
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