Blossom came to us in summer 2015 from a beef farm in Vermont. When Blossom’s mother refused to nurse her, the owner of the farm gave baby Blossom to an employee, who reached out to us to provide her a home.
Like us, cows are social animals who need the companionship of other cows, so we were in search of a friend for our young Blossom. The timing couldn't have been better, and that's when Benjamin was rescued from a farm in New Jersey. The two are best friends and spend every day together.
More and more, those whose livelihoods are built on animal agriculture are finding the courage to stand up for the animals and the environment and say, “I get it. I will not participate.” For another example of a farmer who had a change of heart, see Mario & Audrey’s story.
Blossom has a new friend to sleep with at night, a calf named Benjamin. To be continued …
Posted by Catskill Animal Sanctuary on Monday, October 19, 2015
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