A teenager napping with his cow on the ground of a barn at the Iowa State Fair is melting hearts all over the nation.
The teen, 15-year-old Mitchell Miner, had trained with his heifer, Audri, every day for the past several months to prepare for the fair’s youth dairy cattle show on Monday. Mitchell invested an extraordinary amount of time to prepare, doing things like clipping, bathing, and walking her daily.
According to the Des Moines Register, Mitchell diligently woke at 3 a.m. — for the third day in a row — to make sure to get all the last-minute details just right for the competition later that morning. After a grueling day of competition where Mitchell’s Audri placed fifth out of seven contestants, he decided to take a rest with his heifer pal.
Luckily, Mitchell’s father, Jeremy, saw the two curled up against one another and posted the adorable picture on Iowa State Fair’s Facebook …