Pennsylvania mother believes cat saved her 3-year-old son's life

YORK, PA (WPVI) -- A Pennsylvania cat is being called a hero, after taking a bullet for his owner.

A stray bullet went into Angela Sipe's home in York late last week.

She says it went through a window, her couch, and her cat, before ricocheting around the room.

It finally came to rest in a pillow just inches from her three-year-old son.

Sipe says when she took the cat to the vet, she had the option to put him to sleep but she couldn't do it.

She says, "Yeah, I told them I didn't. I wanted to keep him. He was my sons little hero. He saved my son's life so I have to keep him around."

The cat has some muscle damage but is expected to be okay.
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