feral ranges from insanely overpowered (solo and small group stuff) to very solid (pretty much all group pve) to somewhere between balanced and overpowered (arena, depending on a number of factors).
And for some reason we haven't been scaled down yet, I love it!
A guild officer Naxx run last night because we were bored and half our Uld raiding team had to leave (on Freya and chipping away) so we brought alts/OS's and went on a leisurely cruise through 10 naxx.
I OS tanked, first time I've tanked anything more than H VH, I found it stupidly easy, and I am a terrible tank.
Helped that our DK MT made a macro for Gluth that just /rw "TAUNT YOU USELESS BAST**D
" I'm an integral and respected part of the team, what gave you the impression that I could be anything else?
Also Arex I've been thinking of swapping over to Boomkin on my OS for a while, looks more than insanely fun.