The hero cat hailed around the world for saving a four-year-old boy as he was being attacked by his neighbour's dog has been given the honour of "throwing" the first pitch at a baseball game.
Locals in Bakersfield, California are keen to give feisty feline Tara a hero's welcome at the local ball game after her brave deed was captured on a CCTV clip that has now gone viral.
It's official! Local HERO CAT will be throwing out a first pitch on Tuesday, May 20th! @theherocat
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The team has not specified how the six-year-old tabby will throw the baseball - the ceremonial act before all matches - on Tuesday, though her owners will be on hand to help.