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Tara, the hero cat, will throw out the first pitch for a Minor League team

Hero cat to throw out first pitch in Bakersfield

You've probably heard of Tara by now, the stereotype-defying feline that saved her human companion from a dog attack earlier this week. Here's the video below:

In recognition of the heroic feat, the Bakersfield Blaze (a Reds' Class A affiliate) asked Tara to throw out the first pitch before a game on May 20th. On Thursday, she accepted:

Although they have on-field experience, cats generally aren't known for their baseball-playing skills. But judging from the above video, we're pretty sure Tara will do just fine. 

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