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VIDEO: Tara the Hero Cat 'throws' out the first pitch

By Mike Axisa | Baseball Writer

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As promised, internet legend Tara the Hero Cat threw out the first pitch before a minor-league game in Bakersfield on Tuesday evening. As you probably know, Tara saved her owner's young child from a crazy dog that literally tried to drag the kid away. Here's the video if you've somehow missed it.

As for the first pitch, well, it didn't go according to plan. It's the thought that counts, though:

Come for the cat-thrown first pitch, stay for the GIF of the dancing mascot:

Because this is the Internet, Tara has her own Twitter account, and she made sure to point out the unimpressive first pitch was not her fault:

Missed the obvious "southpaw" joke there, but it'll do.

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