Familiar enough stuff for anyone reading Mark Wadsworth (and if not, why aren't you?), but the ‘something must be done!’ brigade are running away with it. Closely followed by the ‘I just don’t understand it!’ brigade:
A neighbour saw her and called the emergency services and her parents. "She never thought the animals would attack," she said. "She has a lovely way with animals. "It's just so weird."I guess the animals didn't realise she had ‘a way with them’? Perhaps she should have had a badge to show them, or something?
"Her life is on hold for a year at least, we've been told," said Mrs Moody. "She's sustained life-changing injuries. Emma is a very experienced, dedicated midwife and hopes to return to her job."
She said the law should be changed to keep cattle with calves out of fields with public access and require signs to warn of the danger.So, there were no signs?
"There was a standard NFU sign at the entrance to the field informing walkers to keep dogs on a lead and to let the dog go if chased by cattle, exactly what Emma did," said Mrs Moody.Errr, right. And? I mean, it was advice, not a magic talisman that would halt all further attacks.
"If only there had been a warning sign that cows with calves could be dangerous, then Emma wouldn't have entered the field. "But…there was a warning sign! What do you think ‘chased by cattle’ meant?