Hero of the Day: Man Saves Drowning Dog from Frozen River in Russia

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Last month we saw a hero dog save his master who he thought was drowning.

Now we have this man, who bashed through ice to rescue a drowning dog from a frozen river in Russia.

The video is actually from March 2014, as some Reddit users have pointed out since the video started making its way around online.

The 21-year old man who saved the dog is a mill worker named Ivan. After the rescue, the dog ran away, but Ivan ran into him again at a store where he was buying some vodka.

He then adopted the dog whom he named Rex.

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Protest of the Day: Dogs Around the World Unite Against Barking Ban in Croatia

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Dogs Around the World Unite Against Barking Ban in Croatia
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This guy is in trouble with the law.

After complaints from angry neighbors, a 3-year-old dog from Croatia name Medo has been bannedfrom barking at night.

His owner will be fined about $3,160 if he is caught making a sound between 8pm and 8am, and to prevent this from happening, he is being kept in a barn.

There has been a lot outrage from people all over the world since the story was made public, and a Facebook page has been set up to show support for Medo.

The page has more than 40 thousand likes so far, and people are posting videos of their own dogs barking as well as photos demonstrating solidarity with the phrase “I Bark for Medo” (“I Ja Lajem Za Medo”)

Others are using the hashtag #FreeMedo to show support on Twitter.

Here are some of the images and videos from Facebook:

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Animal of the Day: Mike the Orphan Bear Cub Has a Live Cam Show

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You can stop what you are doing right now and spend the rest of your day watching this infant orphan bear cub named Mike roll around in a pile of sheets.

The four-week-old bear cub and his brother Ike were brought into the Woodlands Wildlife Refuge three weeks ago after their mother was shot by a hunter in self-defense.

Unfortunately, Ike also died last week after being rescued, but Mike is doing well, according to the Woodlands, and he will be with them until March before he is hopefully placed into foster care of another mother bear.

Until then you can watch Mike's progress here 24/7.

"If he is not in view, he will re-appear shortly," the Woodlands says. "We are not responsible for bodily functions that may happen between feedings. Please 'bear' with us."

They are also accepting donations to the center on their site.

Animal of the Day: Atchoum the Cat Might Actually Be an Evil Wizard

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Meet Atchoum, the 9-month-old creepy cat from Quebec who is winning over the Internet with his long hair and strange gaze.

His signature long hair is actually the result of a hormonal disorder called hypertrichosis, which makes him look more like a cute little werewolf or a wizard than a cat.

But that just adds to his allure.

Watch out Grumpy Cat and Lil Bub, there’s a new celebrity feline in town.

Here are some more photos of Atchoum and you can follow him on both Facebook and Instagram:

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