It's the domestic cat vs the alligator in a battle of the fiercest. Predatory mammal vs predatory reptile. Who will back down?!
The cat's backup doesn't seem to be worried, but is offering no help. On the other hand, the alligator called for reinforcements! The cat IS Rambo!
"Cats don't bark and act brave when they see something small in fur or feathers, they kill it. Dogs tend to bravado. They're braggarts. In the great evolutionary drama the dog is Sergeant Bilko, the cat is Rambo."
Update: Here's some insight on possibly why the behavior of these two animals played out the way it did:
Below is another video where "cat battles alligator" over some lunch!
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