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Care for Cows Seeks Sponsors

by Kurma Rupa das

Posted October 28, 2005

Care For Cows are doing a wonderful job by giving shelter, food and medical help to the cows in Vrindavan. Most of the cows here were left to die by the owners because they did not make any benefit from them. By straying on roads, eating garbage and getting hit by vehicles, they have become handicapped or diseased. Care For Cows protects some of these cows. Please help CFC in serving the cows better. You can sponsar a cow for a month, a year or a lifetime. For more details please visit www.careforcows.org

Here is the introduction from the website: Care for Cows in Vrindavan (India) is the branch of Vrindavan Food for Life that maintains abandoned cows, bulls, retired oxen, and orphaned calves. We are international volunteers who offer our talents and resources to tend to the neglected cows living in Krishna's holy land. We provide stray cows hay, flour, fresh grass, medical attention and a place where they can recuperate from injuries. At present we host a herd of one hundred two.

There are approximately three to four hundred abandoned cows in Vrindavan requiring accommodation. Unless they are protected they are destined to subsist on refuse and become plagued by various debilitating and often terminal diseases or suffer injury from careless motorists. However, the most immediate danger is that they become abducted for slaughter by cattle rustlers who are active in this area today. Our present facility is full and there is an urgent need to acquire more land for their protection.