Well, I gave it my best shot, but my humans really got in the way. Everyone knows I’m left pawed.— Tara Hero Cat (@taraherocat) May 21, 2014
Roger Triantafilo, who shot the YouTube video, “helped” Tara “throw” the ceremonial first pitch, but Jeremy Triantafilo, the boy she saved, did the real honors. He’s recovering after receiving 10 stitches in the attack and Tara has been living it up at home ever since. She might have hoped that would continue, considering her reluctance to morph from Hero Cat to Fireballing Feline.
“We’ve just given her a lot of love, kept her in the house and paid a lot of attention to her,” Roger Triantafilo said.
Here’s the original video, in case you missed Tara’s heroics: