May 15, 2014 1:15 PM EDT

Yesterday we shared a video of a valiant cat effectively saving a little boy’s life by intervening when a dog attacked him in his driveway in Bakersfield, California.

Now, we invite you to enjoy this interview with the boy, Jeremy Triantafilo. Though the four-year-old handles the attention with aplomb, he mostly seems like he just wants to chill out with his cat, who he deems “a hero.“

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