Courtesy of Katherine Scott / 6ABC

Cow on the Loose! Follow the Adventures of Stormy the Old City Bovine

Overnight, Stormy the Cow escaped from the live nativity at Old First Reformed United Church of Christ in Old City and made her way onto I-95 southbound near Callowhill Street according to 6ABC.

Matt O'Donnell on Twitter

Holy cow! Live nativity scene hits the road as a cow escapes and begins trotting along I-95. We will be milking this story all morning on Action News.

The Philadelphia & PA State Police used their cruisers to box her in on the highway and eventually lead her home.

Action News on 6abc on Twitter

'STORMY' THE COW CORRALLED: @PhillyPolice corralled a cow that got loose on I-95 in Northern Liberties after leaving a nativity scene at a local church

Four hours later she was back roaming the streets. The pastor of the church tried his best hold Stormy back, but she had other plans.

Katherine Scott on Twitter

Storming is back again. Heading along 4th. Police called.

Somehow, the bovine made her way to the top floor of an Old City parking garage.

Action News on 6abc on Twitter

'Stormy the Cow' captured in parking garage after escaping Philadelphia church nativity scene a 2nd time

Philly PD's new "Livestock Division" was on the scene.

Philadelphia Police on Twitter

If you're in the area of 4th and Market, beware of traffic delays. A cow is loose. Again. No, we can't believe we're tweeting this either.

Within the hour Stormy was back in lock down:

Katherine Scott on Twitter

Stormy is a 7.5 yr old Hereford from Manatawna Farm in Roxborough. She's around 1500 lbs and has been in 4H shows.


Visit Stormy and her friends at Old First Reformed United Church of Christ at 4th & Race this Sunday for the Cookies & Cocoa at the Creche event (info via Facebook)

Old First Reformed UCC

Holy cow! The big mama Hereford cow, Stormy, is getting a lot of notice this year. People can't believe how big she is. Also, the people worried about the animals' welfare seem to be noticing more...