Wrath of the Bovine!

– – Another mad cow story, this one from Fort Pierce, Florida where a 70-year-old rancher working on his fence was attacked by a cow on New Year’s Day.  He shot it with a .22 caliber pistol, but it continued the attack…

…it then became a cat fight when the man’s wife began ramming the cow with her truck to get the irate bovine off her husband.– Did she say “Get away from (him), you bitch!” like Sigourney Weaver in Aliens?  The account is silent on this point, but the cow wasn’t even dissuaded by the truck hits.  At that point, the woman grabbed the pistol which her husband had dropped in the encounter, and shot the cow several times in the face.  The cow, we are told, was then finally contained in the pasture.

The woman related that the cow had always been nasty, and had attacked her about a week earlier, causing bruises.   At least the cow was no milk dud…

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2 Comments on “Wrath of the Bovine!”

  1. carycomic Says:

    It sounds like it was either rabid, or had eaten the species of jimson weed popularly known out West as “locoweed.”


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