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Hero Cat Saves Boy, Throws Out First Pitch

Posted by on 9/19/2015 to In the News

One of the hottest videos on YouTube last year was the one that showed Tara the cat saving a 4 year old Bakersfield, California boy from a viscous mauling by a neighbor's dog. In case you didn't see the video, here it is:

Jeremy Triantafilo, the child who was attacked, suffered severe lacerations and 10 stitches to his legs. Tara the cat was rewarded by the Cincinnati Reds Class A Bakersville Blaze minor league baseball team who invited the cat to throw out the first pitch at a baseball game. In case you didn't see it, here was Tara's attempt at throwing out the first pitch:

Okay, not all that impressive but hey, you've got to be pretty impressed that the guy was able to hold the cat that long and not get clawed to death. Besides, we've seen equally as weak an effort from human beings:

Pitching Machine Stop Quote of the Day:"If man could be crossed with the cat it would improve man, but deteriorate the cat." - Mark Twain

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