The St Louis Cardinals were in the sixth innings of their game against the Kansas City Royals at Busch Stadium in Missouri when the feline paid the teams a visit and, at first, it looked totally adorable.
A fluffy kitten has invaded the field during a Royals-Cardinals MLB game and it was far from a harmless experience.
After the two-minute intrusion Cardinals' batter Yadier Molina stepped up to the plate, the bases were loaded and Moylan threw a pitch that was supposed to be low and move away from Molina.
Melky Cabrera hit his 15th home run, a two-run shot that had given the Royals a 5-4 lead in the fifth.
"I'm not a cat person", Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said after the game.
He drops off Rally Cat outside Gate 3 of Busch Field.
So, what happened to Rally Cat?
Korie Harris (right) poses with a member of the crowd holding what she claims is the now-famous rally cat that ran onto the field at the Cardinals-Royals game on August 9, 2017.
The Cardinals on Thursday confirmed the now-infamous RallyCat is missing, despite earlier reports it was taken to the Humane Society.
Leake, the Cardinals' starter, allowed five runs on 11 hits in five innings. The first four Royals batters collected hits.
And it will likely have no shortage of Cardinal fans willing to give it a home. Kansas City SS Alcides Escobar started his 284th straight game, tying Baltimore's Miguel Tejada (2004-05) for the longest streak in the majors at the position since the Orioles' Cal Ripken Jr. started 2,216 consecutive games at short from 1982-96.
A small kitten had a big impact on a Major League Baseball game after running onto the field on Wednesday night.