back to article Farmer mooved after reunion with two-year fugitive cow

A fugitive cow has been reunited with her deeply mooved farmer after two years on the run, and occasionally the hoof. The day after her farmer brought Matylda home she escaped from her field in Western Poland, reported AP. Upset with her surroundings, the heifer hoofed it after a fairly brief sojourn. Her owner, Leszek Zasada …

  1. 27escape
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    Classic

    Must have taken you ages, refrains from adding to the cow related puns

    1. Jean Le PHARMACIEN
      Go

      Re: Classic

      No it didn't. It only took heifer the time you think. Now pull the udder one

    2. Blofeld's Cat
      Coat

      Re: Classic

      Some of those puns are veal-ly bad...

      1. TitterYeNot
        Coat

        Re: Classic

        Manure scraping the barrel with this story, it's obviously a load of bull.

        Must be going, byre for now...

    3. Anonymous Blowhard

      Re: Classic

      I can't believe the puns; how dairy use them on a site like this!

      Then again, how cud he resist?

  2. Phuq Witt
    Facepalm

    It's A Bit Warm for a Coat

    ...I'll get me jersey!

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    This is gonna get milked...

  4. Anonymous Blowhard

    Where's Anonymous Cowherd when you need him?

    1. An ominous cow herd

      I bet he's...

      cowering somewhere!

  5. hatti

    Spotted

    An eyewitness said you could see the cow as it went pasteurise.

    "Geeves, my ermine trimmed coat if you will"

    1. Alister Silver badge

      Re: Spotted

      "Geeves, my ermine trimmed coat if you will"

      Sorry mate, it's Jeeves...

      1. hatti

        Re: Spotted

        Not where I live, it's a rough neighbourhood :)

    2. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Spotted

      Another eyewitness missed it as they only skimmed the horizon.

      1. Andy 68

        Re: Spotted

        Bit of a low blow that one.

        But it's the same with felines...

        My cattle be gone for days at a time.

  6. Elmer Phud Silver badge

    At least no-one has a real beef over this

  7. Peter Simpson 1
    Happy

    The grass is always greener...

  8. Sean Timarco Baggaley

    Comedians say writing good comedy is hard...

    ...but you didn't have to go so far udder your way to prove it.

    And the less said about some of the comments, the butter.

  9. Stoneshop Silver badge
    Coat

    Take this matter out to pasture

    It behooves a serious publication like The Register to be not reporting this in such a cheesy manner.

  10. jake Silver badge

    "The day after her farmer brought Matylda home"

    Cows hate change, worse than cats! She was just trying to figure out how to get back to her real home. If I were her, I'd have belted the original owner galloway into the next county for even thinking about the sale.

    1. tony2heads

      Re: "The day after her farmer brought Matylda home"

      Cow's hate change; no wonder is their next move might be to the abattoir

      1. jake Silver badge

        @ tony2heads (was: Re: "The day after her farmer brought Matylda home")

        Cow's(sic) truly have no concept of "abattoir". Nor the concept of typ(o)ed English.

        But thank you for your contribution.

  11. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Police need a pat on the head

    An udderly great response from the herds of cops involved. Never cowtow to errant moovers such as this. The capture was over in a flash - pasteurize before you saw it.

  12. Primus Secundus Tertius Silver badge

    Waltzing Matylda

    Matylda went waltzing, but did not end up down udder.

  13. Hit Snooze
    Joke

    Two years to catch a cow

    Only in Poland would it take two years to catch a cow. I imagine the people trying to capture the cow were taking trapping lessons from Wild E. Coyote

    1. x 7 Silver badge

      Re: Two years to catch a cow

      two years? thats about how long it takes most men, trouble is you don't realise she's a cow until you get married

  14. x 7 Silver badge

    This story sounds like a load of bull. To be honest, if I were one of the site managers I'd have a beef with the staff over them trying to milk the customers with stories like this. The readers need buttering up, not fed silage.

  15. Snapper

    This cow is clever!

    If the picture is to be believed, then this cow has managed to find her way to the mythical Polish Carpathian mountains in the south of the country (who knew), and all the Keystones were looking in the west.

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