After more than 17 million views on YouTube and the international spotlight, it seems the country still cannot get enough of Tara the heroic cat.
In the video that made the feline famous [above], viewers can see Tara leap out to save 4-year-old Jeremy Triantafilo from a vicious dog attack. (Via YouTube / Rodger Triantafilo )
That video very quickly went viral, possibly because cats are typically believed to be scared of dogs.
"Well, people think dogs are only loyal to their owners, but cats can be incredibly loyal, too, and bonded. And clearly this cat was protecting its owner and probably protecting its territory too." (Via CBS)
So what's next for the furry favorite? Throwing the first pitch at a minor league baseball game for the Bakersfield Blaze, naturally.
"That's actually going to be Tuesday night, and everyone is asked to bring animal supplies and they will be donated to the local cat people." (Via TMZ)
A Cincinnati Reds affiliate, the Blaze is letting out a steady stream of Tweets to keep fans up to date. (Via Twitter / @BakoBlaze)
Jeremy feels much better after getting a few stitches. But still, a cat throwing a baseball? We're scratching our heads on this one.
"No word on how that's going to work." (Via News 12 Connecticut)
"You had a good theory ... Yeah put the ball right in front of home plate, wrap a little yarn around and just say Tara push it across the plate. You know she's going to be throwing a strike." (Via KBAK)
That is one idea. But ultimately, ESPN might be onto something.
"If Tara can figure out how to save a boy, someway or another this cat will figure out a way to get the ball from the pitchers mound to the home plate. Yeah, lets bring the little boy to the mound this year."
However it happens, it will be entertaining.