Pregnant cow kneels and cries in front of slaughterhouse workers saved

Spread the love

In southern China, a pregnant cow slated for slaughter was saved by Good Samaritans who donated to the rescue efforts after her heartbreaking video went viral on social media this week. The short video showed the cow bending both of her front legs and refusing to walk – her eyes seemingly to have been welled up with tears.

According to the Daily Mail, the public donated more than $3,500 to buy the cow alive. She had been at a slaughterhouse in Shantou in Guangdong Province on Sunday. When one of the workers tried to drag her off the truck and into the slaughterhouse, she knelt and seemed to have been crying.

“On January 5, 2020, in Shantou, Guangdong, a video of “A cow waiting to be slaughtered kneeling and crying” was widely spread. Netizens saw the crowdfunding of more than 20,000 and bought it for release. Caring person Mr. Wu said that the videos were taken by workers in the slaughterhouse. After seeing them in the group, everyone raised money to buy the cattle and send them to a temple for release.”

The heartbreaking video had been uploaded onto the Chinese social media WeChat. Not long after, the cow was purchased and released to a Buddhist temple. And even more poignant – after the cow knew she was safe, she knelt again in an apparent gesture to thank the people who saved her. She retained the pose for more than a minute after arriving at the Golden Lion Temple in Jieyang. Money has been raised to support her and her anticipated calf.

Check out the video:

No doubt there are angels walking among us and helping to save the most innocent animals.

(Photo via screenshot from Pear Video)

Follow the National Pet Rescue on Facebook for the latest animal related news.

You know it’s true!!

I prefer dogs to people – pick your favorite color and style here!



Fight animal abuse! Donate Now

Love is the cure! Pick your favorite color and design here. 

Your purchase helps support the continuation of this site. Thank you! Find more styles at our store here.

There is no us. There is no them. We are one! Share this important message with others – choose your favorite color and style at this link. Your purchase helps support the continuation of our site. Thank you!


Help support the continuation of this site AND spread the word – Pets are not disposable!! Find your favorite color and style here. 

Spread the love



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here