Beloved feline celebrity Grumpy Cat threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Monday’s game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the San Francisco Giants. And no, we don’t mean she literally threw the pitch herself, because she is a cat.
What Grumpy Cat did was touch the ball with her paw (while wearing a Diamondbacks jersey) and then hang back while a human threw it for her:
Grumpy Cat, whose real name is Tardar Sauce, was born about 50 miles from Phoenix, so she’s something of a hometown hero. She was obviously not excited about any of this, but the Diamondbacks sure were. Let’s look to the team’s Twitter feed for evidence of their exuberance:
Stay tuned for for Grumpy Cat’s new wax figure, debuting later this year at Madame Tussauds.