"10-Year-Old Heroically Saves Cat From Bullies" When 10-year-old Wendell Overton saw a group of 5- to 13-year-old boys being cruel to a cat, he stood up to the bullies & rescued his new friend, Jackson. Jackson is recovering well at the Outer Banks SPCA in Manteo, NC, & Wendell is fast becoming a national hero. Wendell, you make the world a better place. And, look how grateful the kitty is!!!