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World Meat-Free Week recently produced a documentary film series called “Protectors of the Planet” that features a handful of individuals from around the world who are each doing their part to help save animals and the planet.

Two of these “protectors of the planet” featured in the film series are Renee and Tommy Sonnen of Houston, Texas. Tommy was once a cattle rancher who routinely sold off calves as Renee spoke out against it. Renee eventually transitioned to a compassionate vegan lifestyle, continuing to pressure her husband to get out of the cattle industry. And after six years of standing up for the cows and even threatening that she would buy back all of the calves Tommy was selling, he finally agreed to stop profiting off of animal agriculture. Instead, the couple transformed the ranch into a beautiful farm animal sanctuary where animals stay for the entirety of their lives. Talk about a happily ever after!

To learn more about World Meat-Free Week and their awesome documentary film series “Protectors of the Planet”, visit their website here.

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2 comments on “Meet the Incredible Woman Who Convinced Her Husband to Turn Their Cattle Ranch Into a Beautiful Sanctuary (VIDEO)”

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4 Months Ago

What a turnaround and in Texas! maybe there is hope for Texas yet.

Ruth, I have sen your comments before and wonder where you get this idealized picture of India. There are homeless dog all over the place , they abuse elephants, and they are not that kind to cows either. I know there are great places there that respect and care for animals but India has a lot of problems when it comes their welfare, not unlike the US.

ruth Eisenbud
4 Months Ago

This occurred several years ago, but since it is so rare it has not happened since... at least not in a christian nation... Meanwhile there are hundreds of thousands of gaulshalas (cow sanctuaries in India that do not kill cows...
The difference between India and the USA is the difference between Ahimsa: nonviolence to any living being & Dominion:

Genesis 9:1-3 “The fear and dread of you shall rest on every animal of the earth, and on every bird of the air, on everything that creeps on the ground, and on all the fish in the sea; into your hand they are delivered. Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you; and just as I gave you the green plants, I give you everything.”

4 Months Ago



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