KAGS-TV -- Hero the cow will soon head home to Virginia after getting prosthetic legs.We're pretty sure this little cow named Hero would call his owner and veterinarians his heroes. It was last April when the cow was found in Virginia with frostbite on his two back legs and tail.
Kitty Martin took him in at her all-animal rescue ranch, and called vets all over the country to see if he could be helped. Finally, she decided to make the drive with Hero to Texas A&M, where vets said they would take a look at him.
Martin knew that "if they felt that it was against his quality of life that he would [be] put down … And I had no idea whether he was going to walk out of here or not, but I loved him that much to take a chance," Martin said. Doctors were able to successfully perform surgery and fit Hero with permanent prosthetic legs. Now, after months of recovery and learning to walk on his prosthetics, Hero and Martin are headed home to Selah Ranch in Virginia. - Watch it at Texas' KAGS-TV
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