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Hero Cat from Viral Video Will Throw Out First Pitch at Baseball Game

By now, you’ve likely seen the video of a heroic cat named Tara saving a young boy from a vicious dog attack. As more details of the incident surfaced, the story became even better. From The Independent: “Jeremy’s parents explained that Tara followed them home from the park five years ago and has lived with them ever since, even sleeping in the same crib as the youngster when he was a baby.” Now Tara the hero cat is leveraging her Internet fame into real-life celebrity appearances. The Bakersfield Blaze minor league baseball team has announced that Tara will be throwing out the first pitch at an upcoming game. For anyone who brings a pet toy or pet food (which will be donated to a charity benefiting animals), tickets will be half price. We know what you’re thinking: How is a housecat going to throw out a pitch at a baseball game? We suggest that you watch the original video again then try and doubt there is anything that this cat can’t do …

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