Adopted Since 3 Months Old, Abandoned Bear Has Lived With His Human Family For 23 Years
Do you believe in the friendship between humans and a wild bear? Some people may think that this only happens in fairy books but it does exist, guys. A couple from Russia adopted an abandoned bear cub 23 years ago and have lived with the giant since then.
Svetlana and Yuriy Panteleenko adopted Stepan the abandoned bear when he was just 3 months old. The poor cub was initially spotted and rescued in the forest by hunters. Stepan was in very terrible condition at that time. This urged the couple to take the bear cub in and give him a home.
It’s 23 years since they offered the motherless bear cub a family. Stepan has grown up into a 300lb and 7-foot giant bear.
Some people may be scared of his nature and appearance. But Stepan the bear turns out to be affectionate and adorable. He loves hugging his humans and snuggling onto them.
Additionally, the bear has never hurt people around him. He really enjoys his life with humans. Stepan even helps his human with housework like watering plants.
“He loves people and is a sociable bear – despite what people might think, he is not aggressive at all. We have never been bitten by Stepan.”
One of the bear’s hobbies is watching TV with his mom and dad. And he never misses asking them for cuddles during this time.
“Stepan likes nothing more than to cuddle up with us on the sofa at night while we’re watching television.”
Stepan eats a lot. He consumes up to 25kg of fish, eggs, and vegetables every single day. His favorite treat of all time is a can of condensed milk.
Interestingly, the bear loves moving around. He loves playing football and acting as a model for films and photoshoots.
What an adorable giant pet bear! If you love him, just share this post with your family and friends!
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Street Cat Bob, Who Helped His Human To Overcome Addiction, Has Passed Away
James Bowen, who was a recovering heroin addict, first met a beautiful ginger cat in 2007. At first glance, the cat was clearly abandoned and had injuries, so James took him in. Every morning, James had a positive reason to wake up; Bob.James would take Bob with him on the streets to go busking and selling ‘The Big Issue’ around London. A couple of years later, in 2012, James published a book through Hodder & Stoughton called ‘A Street Cat Named Bob’. The book detailed their lives together and became a best seller. The popular book spurred on the sequels ‘The World According to Bob’, ‘A Gift From Bob’ and ‘The Little Book of Bob’.
These books were not only best sellers but were published in over forty languages, becoming a hit worldwide. In 2016, James and Bob’s wonderful partnership inspired a film to be released starring Luke Treadway as James. Bob the kitty also made a feature in the film.
Later in 2020, we can expect a sequel to the film called ‘A Gift From Bob’. We hope that kitty cat Bob has all the catnip treats in the world up there in kitty heaven as he continues to watch over his human James. Rest in peace, Bob.
Bob passed away on June 15th 2020, leaving behind a legacy only most of us could dream of pursuing. For a cat, he touched so many lives in so many ways.
“Bob saved my life. It’s as simple as that. He gave me so much more than companionship. With him at my side, I found a direction and purpose that I’d been missing. The success we achieved together through our books and films was miraculous. He’s met thousands of people, touched millions of lives. There’s never been a cat like him. And never will again…I feel like the light has gone out in my life. I will never forget him.”
Hi fives all around for a job well done!
Mr. Bob was clearly royalty-worthy
Bob hi-fived anyone that deserved his love
Busking on the streets of London
Rest in Peace
Fans of Bob and Bowen expressed their sympathies to the duo
A Cute Foster Kitty Smiles for the Camera and Breaks the Internet
Blossom the cute foster kitty has had a rough time since she was born. The cute kitty never gave up, though. Her foster mother, Lauren Boutz, didn’t gave up on the cutie as well. Just look at the kitty – such a smile can disarm anyone. Not only it can disarm everyone, it’s also quite contagious. As soon as Blossom’s pics were uploaded by Lauren online, her smile almost broke the Internet.
In the post, Lauren said that Blossom isn’t her sole foster kitty. She helps the Albuquerque Animal Welfare Department often, taking in kitties that need the help. She calls the gang Powerpurr Girls. Apart from Blossom, the other kittens are called Bubbles and Buttercup. How cute!
All kittens are around 5 weeks old and have a smile that can make your day.
Aren’t they adorable?
A Dog Runs Through Flames to Save His Kitten Buddy
In the hectic world we’re living in, positive news often go unnoticed. We’re so obsessed with tragedy and drama that we miss heroic acts every day. Take this one from Ukraine for example – not a month ago, a hero dog ran through a burning house to save his kitten buddy. If you ever needed one more reason to love dogs, this story it a pretty big one.
Last month, a fire in a house in the city of Donetsk broke out, spreading clouds of smoke and ash over the sky. As soon as it broke out, the residents headed out in panic with their dog. They forgot about the kitten though – it was unfortunately trapped inside and no one could get to it.
Well, no one but the dog. While the poor owned cried unable to save the kitty, the dog ran through the flames to save his buddy from certain death. He got out in minutes with the kitten in his mouth. Miraculously, both were unharmed. The dog and kitten were best friends and spent whole days playing with each other. Thanks to this dog, the owner was relieved to have both his buddies come out alive from this tragic event.
The dog took a massive risk to save his little buddy. It’s fair to say that people wouldn’t do the same, but dogs are special creatures. The moral of this story is that we should never leave anyone behind. If a hero dog could do it, so could you.