12 Apr 2016

Vegan cattle rancher creates an animal sanctuary in Texas

From Nine To Noon, 11:29 am on 12 April 2016

The tale of a texan cattle rancher who fell for a vegan...

Renee and Tommy Sonnen

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It is a former beef cattle ranch that is now a sanctuary caring for farm animals. Quite a change of direction for Tommy Sonnen, who comes from a long line of farmers. But his wife Renee King-Sonnen became so attached to their cows that she gave up eating meat and embraced a vegan diet – and now Tommy is a convert, too.

Renee and Tommy have created the Rowdy Girl Sanctuary, where they now care for animals rather than raise them for slaughter.

Listen to Kathryn Ryan in conversation with Renee King-Sonnen.