Posted October 2, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

For many families the possession of a single cow can represent survival. And, while their cows may not look like ours, they still give milk.

Posted September 25, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

M*A*S*H is one of the most popular and iconic television shows ever produced. Even though it is about humans dealing with the realities of war near the front lines many animals made their way into the series. From Radar's menagerie to Colonel Potter's horse to a dog injured in combat these animals added an extra measure of humanity to the characters and to the show.

Posted August 30, 2017 by Creature Features

The automatic HappyCow cattle cleaner & massager will have your bovines beaming beatifically a half-dozen times a day.

Posted August 2, 2017 by Creature Features

A calf from Kerrville, Texas entered the world sporting KISS-like black & white facial markings that impressed not just her owners but Gene “The Demon” Simmons himself.

Posted July 11, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

This is a Brahma (or Brahman) cow. Not the breed we typically think of when we think of cows.I thought I'd share her for Cow Appreciation Day.

Posted July 7, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Okay. It is time for the Running of the Bulls. Time for me to get out my best Robert De Niro impression! Grrrr!

Posted June 20, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

We live in the information age and yet people seem surprisingly uninformed. Apparently a whopping 7% of Americans truly believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows. While this seems completely absurd to many of us up to 48% of people surveyed were not entirely sure that chocolate milk had anything to do with cows at all. We are becoming increasingly disconnected with where our food comes from, especially when it comes to animals.

Posted June 13, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

When it comes to global warming animal dung is high on the list of offenders for creating methane. When it comes to commerce animal dung is really big business -- and we're not just talking fertilizer here. From fine coffee that comes from being processed through the digestive system of civet cats and elephants to the use of llama dung in the purification of toxic water running off of old mines.