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I'd love to hug a cow :D
Buster Keaton made a film about a century ago called Go West, about a man (Buster) whose best friend is a cow. He decided to hang out with the cow off set so it would get used to him, and it worked, the cow was very affectionate, but they thought it was going a little too far when it tried to climb onto Buster's lap like a cat (!).
 

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Was once working on a horse's hooves and the bugger fell asleep on me,
have you any idea what a horses head weighs, bloody heavy that's what.
 

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Buster Keaton made a film about a century ago called Go West, about a man (Buster) whose best friend is a cow. He decided to hang out with the cow off set so it would get used to him, and it worked, the cow was very affectionate, but they thought it was going a little too far when it tried to climb onto Buster's lap like a cat (!).
I've seen videos of a cow chasing after a huge inflatable ball in a field. It was loving it and was so cute!
 

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Can't believe none of you UK folks have posted this yet:
https://www.farminguk.com/news/cows-like-live-chat-more-than-recorded-voice-study-finds_56763.html
"The team worked with a herd of 28 cattle, comparing the benefits of either stroking the animals while playing a recording of an experimenter’s voice, or stroking while speaking to the animals directly. . . . Heart rate variability was higher when cattle were spoken to directly, indicating they were enjoying themselves."
See? Cows DO like us after all.
 

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I have always talked to any animals I come across, cows sheep birds hedgehogs, all sorts, my opinion is
that they are much more intelligent than most people give them credit for.
I mate helped out with lambing on a farm and when he visited some months later the sheep and
lambs he helped seemed to recognize and greet him, he was very surprised.
 

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Or practicing its murdering trampling skills?! o_O
Cows in Scotland do not attack...

...Oh, hang on a minute...

Pentland Hills path may be rerouted after fourth attack by cows

Source: BBC News Scotland
Date: 21 October, 2020

A path in the Pentland Hills Regional Park on the outskirts of Edinburgh may be rerouted after a fourth person was attacked by cows in the area.

James Gentles, 60, needed stitches after being charged by one of the animals on Turnhouse Hill on Friday.

Mark Hartree, who was crushed by a cow at the same spot in September, has called for action to prevent any further attacks.

The herd's owners said they were taking the incidents "very seriously".

They said extra signs had been installed and that they were looking at options for redirecting the path.

[...]

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-54616178
 

gordonrutter

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Cows in Scotland do not attack...

...Oh, hang on a minute...

Pentland Hills path may be rerouted after fourth attack by cows

Source: BBC News Scotland
Date: 21 October, 2020

A path in the Pentland Hills Regional Park on the outskirts of Edinburgh may be rerouted after a fourth person was attacked by cows in the area.

James Gentles, 60, needed stitches after being charged by one of the animals on Turnhouse Hill on Friday.

Mark Hartree, who was crushed by a cow at the same spot in September, has called for action to prevent any further attacks.

The herd's owners said they were taking the incidents "very seriously".

They said extra signs had been installed and that they were looking at options for redirecting the path.

[...]

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-54616178
The Pentland Hills are free entry, the bull will charge later...
 

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Cows in Scotland do not attack...

...Oh, hang on a minute...

Pentland Hills path may be rerouted after fourth attack by cows

Source: BBC News Scotland
Date: 21 October, 2020

A path in the Pentland Hills Regional Park on the outskirts of Edinburgh may be rerouted after a fourth person was attacked by cows in the area.

James Gentles, 60, needed stitches after being charged by one of the animals on Turnhouse Hill on Friday.

Mark Hartree, who was crushed by a cow at the same spot in September, has called for action to prevent any further attacks.

The herd's owners said they were taking the incidents "very seriously".

They said extra signs had been installed and that they were looking at options for redirecting the path.

[...]

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-54616178
He added there had been reports of other people harming and chasing the cows.
Funny how this doesn't get mentioned as much.
 

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Cow tipping was a local sport round here, they thought it funny to find a cow lying down and push it over then the poor moo could not get up, farmer would find them and push them back so they could get up, or me n the wife would if we saw them.
 

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I suppose when you have a sense of your own entitlement, and a belief that
the law will protect you from your own and others actions it comes as a
bit of a shock when you find out cows rarely read law.
 

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I suppose when you have a sense of your own entitlement, and a belief that
the law will protect you from your own and others actions it comes as a
bit of a shock when you find out cows rarely read law.
Not even when there's a Papal Bull about it?
 
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