When Fairhaven resident Danielle Hewitt received a notification from her Ring camera while at work today, she assumed it was the package she had been waiting for Amazon to drop off all week .
Instead, it was video footage of a cow in front of her house.
“It was just strutting down the aisle,” she said. “He even seemed to stop and pose for the camera.”
Hewitt said she had a mind for cattle because she grew up behind a cow farm in northern Massachusetts.
“So it’s not abnormal for me to see that,” she said. “At first I was like, ‘Oh look, a cow,’ and then I thought, ‘Wait, that shouldn’t be there.'”
Hewitt lives down the road from Blazing Saddles, an animal sanctuary that also hosts birthday parties and petting zoos.
“They have a lot of rescue animals there. They have camels. They have a pot-bellied pig that thinks it’s a dog,” Hewitt said, noting that they had thrown birthday parties at Blazing Saddles. “They are doing amazing things there.”
However, she didn’t think of that at first when she filmed the cow.
“I sent the video and asked if anyone was missing any cows, and Blazing Saddles’ wife said, ‘Oh it’s mine, I’ll be there,'” Hewitt said, noting that it was one of the two cows that had escaped. . “He probably went through the woods.”
As for the missing package – well, it still hasn’t appeared.
“It’s still missing in transit as of Tuesday,” Hewitt said with a laugh. “I was really hoping it was cow related and that’s why it took so long.”
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