Hero cat Tara arrives in a pet case to "toss" the ceremonial first pitch prior to the start of the Bakersfield Blaze and Lancaster Jayhawks Single A baseball game at Sam Lynn Ballpark in Bakersfield, ... more 
Hero cat Tara arrives in a pet case to "toss" the ceremonial first pitch prior to the start of the Bakersfield Blaze and Lancaster Jayhawks Single A baseball game at Sam Lynn Ballpark in Bakersfield, California May 20, 2014. The family cat saved four-year-old Jeremy Triantafilo from a dog attack in the family's driveway. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian (UNITED STATES - Tags: ANIMALS SOCIETY SPORT BASEBALL) less 
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