| Register  | FAQ  | Search | Login 
It is currently Sun Apr 20, 2014 6:05 pm

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 9 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: pets and ghosts
PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 5:36 pm 
Wears Durian Helmet
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Wed Oct 20, 2010 1:27 pm
Posts: 872
Location: Albany, NY
One of my cats, Nora, has been acting so strange lately. A few times a day (usually at night) she will stare very wide-eyed at something I can't see. She follows it around the room with her eyes. I don't think it's just a bug that I can't see, because she chases bugs when she sees them, she wouldn't just watch them without doing anything.

This, coupled with occasionally hearing strange things, makes me think my apartment may be haunted. I'm not scared of it, because if something is there, it seems friendly. It's just strange.

Share your similar experiences!

_________________
Departure & Arrival: Photoblog
Navigator, Equator: Personal blog
My freelance writing website
Dear Nora: My cat's advice column (really)


Top
 Profile WWW  
 
 Post subject: Re: pets and ghosts
PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 5:44 pm 
Has it on Blue Vinyl
Offline

Joined: Sun Oct 24, 2010 6:15 pm
Posts: 2191
I did this interview with Amy Allan and we talked about cats seeing ghosts for a bit! http://www.catster.com/lifestyle/amy-al ... files-cats

_________________
"No one with hair so soft and glossy could ever be bad at anything." - Tofulish


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: pets and ghosts
PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 5:45 pm 
Chard Martyr
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Sun Sep 05, 2010 8:43 pm
Posts: 9982
Location: Astoria, NY by way of San Diego, CA
For weeks Nero would just sit and stare into this corner. For hours. It was so weird! but then a mouse ran out from under the cupboard one day.

_________________
I am not a troll. I am TELLING YOU THE ******GOD'S TRUTH****** AND YOU JUST DON'T WANT THE HEAR IT DO YOU?


Top
 Profile WWW  
 
 Post subject: Re: pets and ghosts
PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 5:49 pm 
Wears Durian Helmet
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Wed Oct 20, 2010 1:27 pm
Posts: 872
Location: Albany, NY
strawberryrock wrote:
I did this interview with Amy Allan and we talked about cats seeing ghosts for a bit! http://www.catster.com/lifestyle/amy-al ... files-cats

Awesome!

_________________
Departure & Arrival: Photoblog
Navigator, Equator: Personal blog
My freelance writing website
Dear Nora: My cat's advice column (really)


Top
 Profile WWW  
 
 Post subject: Re: pets and ghosts
PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 5:51 pm 
Wears Durian Helmet
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Wed Oct 20, 2010 1:27 pm
Posts: 872
Location: Albany, NY
ijustdiedinside wrote:
For weeks Nero would just sit and stare into this corner. For hours. It was so weird! but then a mouse ran out from under the cupboard one day.

Yea, I have thought about this possibility, as I have seen her stare at "nothing" for this same reason. But lately it's different because whatever she is looking at is at adult-human height.

_________________
Departure & Arrival: Photoblog
Navigator, Equator: Personal blog
My freelance writing website
Dear Nora: My cat's advice column (really)


Top
 Profile WWW  
 
 Post subject: Re: pets and ghosts
PostPosted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 10:08 am 
Should Write a Goddam Book Already
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:37 pm
Posts: 1084
Location: Western Mass
My dog does that sometimes. Once she even woofed at a corner, which was weird because she only woofs when she sees people she doesn't know/ like.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: pets and ghosts
PostPosted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 2:34 pm 
Discovered unobtainium
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:21 pm
Posts: 11077
Location: VA
This would explain a lot of weird bird behavior.

_________________
"This is the creepiest post ever if you don't know who Molly is." -Fee
"a vegan death match sounds like something where we all end up hugging." -LisaPunk


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: pets and ghosts
PostPosted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 4:15 pm 
Bathes in Braggs
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Thu Oct 21, 2010 8:38 am
Posts: 1339
Location: Rochester & Albany, NY
She could just be hearing things that you can't. This past week I had horrible insomnia and Cammie was up with me, a few times she was growling and barking at what seemed like nothing but I'm sure it was just noises that I couldn't hear outside or something. I'm pretty sure we're the only spirits in my house. But you never know!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: pets and ghosts
PostPosted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 4:19 pm 
Should Write a Goddam Book Already
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Tue Jun 14, 2011 9:51 am
Posts: 1038
Location: Minnesota
Usually when my cats act weird like that, they next start pawing at the walls, and then shortly after I have a deer mouse caught in my live trap above the basement ceiling.


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Reply to topic  [ 9 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group
Template made by DEVPPL/ThatBigForum and fancied up by What Cheer