Video: Hero the cow gets a second chance at life

Hero the cow has prosthetic legs. (Photo/WSLS)
Hero the cow has prosthetic legs. (Photo/WSLS)

STAUNTON, Va. (WSLS) – A calf that lost its back legs to frostbite got a second chance when its owner decided not to give up on giving it a normal life.

Now Hero the calf is back home in Virginia after getting two prosthetics legs from Texas A&M’s veterinary school.

“Hero is defying all odds. Everyone said he would never make it this far and I’m the only one who said he will, and I’m pretty proud of him,” owner Kitty Martin says. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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