Courageous Cat Battles Rattlesnake to Save Girl's Life

 When a fearsome Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake slithered into the Peterson family's yard in Lake County, Florida, their cat rushed to protect his owner, Jaiden, 10. Oreo the cat fought off the venomous snake while Jaiden ran away, but the fierce feline suffered a bite during the scuffle. The Peterson family hurried Oreo to the vet to save his life. Oreo now wears a cast and can't go outside, but the animal clinic expects him to make a full recovery.