Cat saves a boy – level 1

26-05-2014 07:00

One internet video has 20 million views. The video shows a boy. He is on a bike. A dog attacks the boy. The dog bites his leg. The boy falls off the bike.

A cat helps the boy. Her name is Tara. She attacks the dog. It runs away.

People like the cat. They call her a hero. The cat starts a baseball game. A lot of people come. They want to see the cat.

Difficult words: attack (hurt), bite (use teeth to attack), hero (somebody who does something good).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

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