Once Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه) offered the morning prayer and then faced the people and said:

“While a man was driving a cow, he rode over it and beat it. The cow said: “We have not been created for this, but we have been created to plough.” On that the people said astonishingly: “Glorified be Allah! A cow speaks!” The Prophet (صلى الله عليه) said: “I believe this, and Abu Bakr and Umar too, believe it, although neither of them was present there.”

The Prophet (sallallahu alaihe wa-sallam) added: “While a person was amongst his sheep, a wolf, attacked and took one of the sheep. The man chased the wolf till he rescued it (sheep) from the wolf, whereupon the wolf said: “You have rescued it (the sheep) from me; but who will guard it on the day of the wild beasts when there will be no shepherd to guard them except me?” The people said surprisingly, “Glorified be Allah! A wolf speaks!” The Prophet (صلى الله عليه) said: “But I believe this, Abu Bakr and Umar too, believe this. Although neither of them was present there.” [Saheeh Al-Bukhari]

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