The Best News I Heard All Week!

Thanks to Sue Manning at the Associated Press, we learned this week of an amazing story of two blind cows, Sweety and Tricia.

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Sweety and Tricia meet for the first time (photo by Farm Sanctuary)

Sweety was rescued from a slaughterhouse in Canada by Refuge RR, a horse sanctuary in Ontario, and needed a new home. So Refuge staff put the word out.

Farm Sanctuary in New York currently cares for a blind cow, Tricia, who was also rescued from a slaughterhouse. Tricia lost her companion last year, and has been sad ever since.

So the folks at the two rescues decided they needed to be together.

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The new BFFs (photo by Farm Sanctuary)

But it wasn’t so easy. There was lots of paperwork to be done to bring Sweety across the border. It took almost a month!

Eventually the big day arrived, and Sweety came to her new home and met her new friend.

This is Farm Sanctuary’s video from YouTube. WARNING: Have a tissue handy.

45 thoughts on “The Best News I Heard All Week!

  1. It doesn’t take much to get the tear ducts started these days Rumpy and out came the tissues for sure.. What a wonderful story and heartfelt video… Thank goodness there are people out there like your good selves who do this wonderful rescue work….
    Love and Gratitude..
    Hugs Sue xox

  2. *sniff sniff* What a lovely story this is!!!! I’m so touched by Tracy and Sweety…..besides those people who helped them meeting are wonderful! I’m very glad to see these warmhearted humans who care animals! 🙂

  3. Terrific, heart warming story, we are so happy for Sweety and Tricia. We have happy tears. Bless them all that played a part in bringing them together. Thanks so much for sharing this story and video. Hugs and nose kisses

  4. Yow Rumpy we got leeky eyez here watchin Sweety n Tricia meetin n beecomin furendz!!! What a touchin story!! 2 pawz up fer all da Hu’Manz involved who brott deze 2 together n carin fer dem…PAWTASTICK!!!
    Lub Nylablue n Sherriellen Mum xoxoxoxo

  5. OMG I can’t stop crying. I am giving to Farm Sanctuary right after I hit “Post Comment!” So glad that they were rescued. I’m never eating beef again, and will wean myself off of all dairy products as of this day! Thank you, Rumpy, for humanizing these wonderful animals. I saw a man on Good Morning America who is making meat substitutes from all-plants sources. He said that growing up on a farm, he couldn’t understand the difference between cows and dogs. Why it was okay to eat one, but not the other. Now I truly understand. God bless you!

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