Famous hero cat to throw first pitch at Bakersfield Blaze game

Tara saved a boy from a dog attack

BAKERSFIELD - The Bakersfield Blaze confirmed Thursday that the cat that saved a boy from a dog attack will throw out the first pitch at a game next week.

The cat belonging to Triantafilos of Bakersfield reached international fame Wednesday when a video was released showing the cat chase off a dog that was attacking a boy .

Tara the cat is scheduled to throw the first pitch May 20 at the Blaze game against Lancaster.

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