These Happy Cows Jumping Almost Over the Moon Will Make You Tear Up [Video]

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Cabin fever barely begins to describe life for these cows before being liberated into a lush open field. They jump and skip like happy children at recess–only for these happy cows, it’s a permanent freedom. Watch with a tissue–their innocence and gratitude got us a little weepy here, especially when the woman who saved them starts crying herself. Moo-hoo.

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Jill Ettinger

Jill Ettinger is the senior editor and featured columnist on EcoSalon and sister site Organic Authority. Jill’s writing has been featured in The Village Voice, MTV, Reality Sandwich and Global Rhythm as well as the anthologies “Towards 2012: Perspectives on the Next Age” (2009, Tarcher/Penguin) and “What Do You Believe?” (2009, Outside the Box). A focus on food policy, veganism, wellness, music and world cultural expressions, Jill blends the mystical and modern as she explores what our shifting food, fashion, culture and creative landscapes will look, sound and taste like in the future. Jill spent more than a decade as a sales and marketing manager in the natural foods industry and regularly consults with and supports emerging brands and organizations in creative communication, social media and event production. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and future foodie, their daughter Imogene. Twitter @jillettinger | www.jillettinger.com.