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Hero Cat 'Throws' First Pitch at Baseball Game
MyFoxDC ^

Posted on 05/22/2014 10:37:41 AM PDT by nickcarraway

A cat that became famous for saving a central California boy from a dog attack threw the first pitch Tuesday night at a Bakersfield Blaze baseball game - or at least she tried.

The cat, named Tara, was captured on security camera on May 13 when she pounced on a dog that attacked her 4-year-old human Jeremy Triantafilo.

(Excerpt) Read more at myfoxdc.com ...


TOPICS: Pets/Animals; Sports
KEYWORDS: kittyping

1 posted on 05/22/2014 10:37:41 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Was she a south paw?


2 posted on 05/22/2014 10:41:13 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: nickcarraway

That’s a pretty mellow cat.


3 posted on 05/22/2014 10:41:23 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: nickcarraway

Good for Tara she deserves the royal treatment she is a hero..Good Kitty :-)


4 posted on 05/22/2014 10:44:17 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: nickcarraway

How does she throw a baseball without thumbs?


5 posted on 05/22/2014 10:53:41 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers
How does she throw a baseball without thumbs?

Like the president.

6 posted on 05/22/2014 10:59:06 AM PDT by hadaclueonce (Because Brawndo's got electrolytes. Because Ethanol has Big Corn Lobby)
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To: hadaclueonce

Two pussies .... but I’ll still bet the cat throws better.


7 posted on 05/22/2014 11:01:19 AM PDT by canuck_conservative
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To: Cowboy Bob

8 posted on 05/22/2014 11:05:38 AM PDT by mikrofon (BTTT)
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To: nickcarraway; Slings and Arrows

Kitty ping!


9 posted on 05/22/2014 11:06:39 AM PDT by Gefn (More cowbell)
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To: hadaclueonce

She throws the two-seam split claw. Very canny pitcher, Tara. She’ll play cat and mouse with the batter; gets him in the hole and then waits for him.


10 posted on 05/22/2014 11:36:32 AM PDT by henkster (Do I really need a sarcasm tag?)
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To: hadaclueonce

No, that’s how you throw a baseball when you’re all thumbs. :)


11 posted on 05/22/2014 11:52:19 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: hadaclueonce
How does she throw a baseball without thumbs? Like the president.

That's an insult, and I won't stand for it. What did the cat ever do to you?

12 posted on 05/22/2014 11:54:01 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: TexasCajun

Well played.


14 posted on 05/22/2014 12:28:49 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Gefn; Slings and Arrows; Glenn; republicangel; Beaker; BADROTOFINGER; etabeta; asgardshill; ...

15 posted on 05/22/2014 12:36:52 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: MrB

...didn’t get away with it for long. hehe


16 posted on 05/22/2014 1:11:27 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: nickcarraway

Beautiful brave little gray tabby girl. (THE BEST KIND) SHE SHOULD BE TREATED LIKE ROYALTY FOR THR REST OF HER LIFE! !


17 posted on 05/22/2014 1:14:27 PM PDT by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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To: TexasCajun

AP photos cannot be posted FYI


18 posted on 05/22/2014 1:15:19 PM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: Admin Moderator
Ahhhh, not related to the felinimity of Obama then?

...I try to remember at the AP photos.

19 posted on 05/22/2014 1:17:58 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers
How does she throw a baseball without thumbs?

Knuckle ball?

20 posted on 05/22/2014 1:20:14 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Under Reagan spring always arrived on time.....)
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To: Hot Tabasco

She might be one of the Cravendale Cats don’tchaknow.


21 posted on 05/22/2014 1:23:00 PM PDT by MHGinTN
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To: Slings and Arrows

That is still one of the best “cat bites dog” stories I’ve ever seen!

The follow up is good, because we know what happened to the boy, and how the cat became so protective. Good story, S&A! Thanks.


22 posted on 05/22/2014 1:23:08 PM PDT by Monkey Face (I never get my knickers in a knot because it solves nothing and makes me walk funny,)
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To: canuck_conservative

23 posted on 05/22/2014 1:30:27 PM PDT by McGruff (What if I told you your leaders were lying to you?)
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To: nickcarraway

when she pounced on a dog that attacked her 4-year-old human Jeremy Triantafilo.

Why do they use language like “ her 4-year old human” I think it should say her “owner” or “master”, are we giving animals personage now a days?


24 posted on 05/22/2014 1:33:12 PM PDT by Ferndina
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Why do they use language like “ her 4-year old human” I think it should say her “owner” or “master”, are we giving animals personage now a days?

7 of one, half a dozen of the other........Most people don't even give it a thought.......

25 posted on 05/22/2014 1:46:23 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Under Reagan spring always arrived on time.....)
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To: Monkey Face

Always a pleasure.


26 posted on 05/22/2014 1:57:16 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Ferndina

You’ve never served a cat, have you? ;)


27 posted on 05/22/2014 2:15:08 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: Ferndina

Yes. Dogs too.


28 posted on 05/22/2014 2:21:22 PM PDT by Daffynition (I stand with the Bundy Family!)
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To: Slings and Arrows; nickcarraway

29 posted on 05/22/2014 2:22:02 PM PDT by Daffynition (I stand with the Bundy Family!)
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To: Daffynition

Good thing that Billy Martin Kitteh isn’t around to argue.


30 posted on 05/22/2014 2:28:54 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Ferndina
"She was his cat, but he owned her not."

...I think it should say her “owner” or “master”,..

That's only for folks who are into dominating their surroundings. You can "own" a cat on paper, but the cat chooses who it will obey. A dog isn't quite as independent, and they still rely on us for food and shelter, as do cats. But to be their "master?" Pish and tosh. Fairyfluff.

31 posted on 05/22/2014 2:35:14 PM PDT by Monkey Face (I never get my knickers in a knot because it solves nothing and makes me walk funny,)
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To: Slings and Arrows

32 posted on 05/22/2014 2:40:01 PM PDT by Daffynition (I stand with the Bundy Family!)
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To: Daffynition

That’s Grumpy!


33 posted on 05/22/2014 2:56:41 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: nickcarraway

This is so cool!


34 posted on 05/22/2014 3:25:19 PM PDT by pallmallman (Q)
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To: Ferndina

More like her 4 year old servant.


35 posted on 05/22/2014 4:43:27 PM PDT by Mercat
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To: Ferndina

“Owner” or “Master” aside, I think the boy will be taught and grew up very thankful for his hero cat buddy.


36 posted on 05/23/2014 5:42:50 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Ferndina
I think it should say her “owner” or “master”, are we giving animals personage now a days?

Because cats are "owned" by no one....

37 posted on 05/23/2014 6:25:35 AM PDT by CAluvdubya (Molon Labe)
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