Love the Cow

Love’s story is a testament to the resilience and enduring bond between animals. Born into the harsh reality of a commercial dairy farm, Love was destined to live solely for human profit—the exploitation of her mother’s milk. Like countless others, she was forcibly separated from her mother at birth, subjected to the standard industry practice that tears families apart.

In a serendipitous turn of events, Love’s path crossed with that of a compassionate family. They had recently acquired a day-old blind calf from the same farmer. They were horrified to learn that the farmer intended to euthanize the blind calf if they exchanged her for Love.

Moved by compassion, the family made a life-changing decision—they would keep both Love and the blind calf, whom they aptly named Hope.

However, the challenges of caring for a blind calf proved to be more overwhelming than they anticipated. Eventually, the family relinquished Hope to Sale Ranch, where she would find her needed specialized care. Regrettably, they decided to keep Love, hoping to provide her with a suitable home.

Months passed, and the family’s circumstances changed once again. Recognizing the immense responsibility and care required to give Love the life she deserved, they surrendered her to Sale Ranch. It was a bittersweet moment, as Love would finally have the opportunity to reunite with her blind sister, Hope.

After an arduous eight-month separation, Love and Hope were joyfully reunited at Sale Ranch Animal Sanctuary. Their hearts filled with love and compassion, they will spend the rest of their lives together, safe and surrounded by the care and affection they deserve.

Caring for cows like Love comes at a significant cost. Approximately $300 per month is needed to feed each of these beautiful beings. By becoming a monthly donor, you can help ensure that deserving individuals like Love receive the love and care they need to thrive.

Love’s story is a reminder of the inherent worth and emotional connections that exist within the animal kingdom. Through acts of kindness, compassion, and support, we can create a world where all beings are treated with love and respect, regardless of their species.