• Cows facing slaughter find home in Vermont
    By Todd Petty
    The Warren Reporter | March 14,2013
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    Kathy Gorish / VINE Sanctuary

    Athena and Electra are shown on wooded land at the VINE Sanctuary in Springfield.
    FRELINGHUYSEN, N.J. — Five pet cows that were facing slaughter earlier this year recently found a home in Vermont.

    The owners, an elderly couple living in Frelinghuysen, N.J., who could not afford to take care of the animals, originally planned to have the cattle slaughtered in January, but granted The Barnyard Sanctuary time to find them a home.

    More than two months later, the VINE Sanctuary, a nonprofit whose mission is to provide a “haven for animals who have escaped or been rescued from the meat, dairy and egg industries or other hurtful circumstances” based in Springfield, Vt., is now the home of the cows.

    For the complete story, visit:

    http://www.nj.com/warrenreporter/index.ssf/2013/03/the_jersey_five_warren_county.html
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN This Just In
    Like the rest of you, Iíve spent the past week immersed in the local conversation about welcoming... Full Story
    Vermontís property laws were applied Wednesday to a galaxy far, far away. Full Story
    The Force on the fourth in court
    The Vermont Health Department is warning residents to take care to avoid potentially rabid... Full Story
    More Articles