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Can cats see ghosts?

  1. innerspin profile image93
    innerspinposted 5 years ago

    Can cats see ghosts?

    Our cat went from snoozing peacefully to leaping around the room like Jackie Chan. She attacked a mobile phone, my laptop cable, and a TV remote control. We were in our front room, which is always colder than the rest of the house. Could she see a ghost, or have had a bad dream? Cat therapy needed!

  2. cryptid profile image98
    cryptidposted 5 years ago

    A lot of people who believe they live in haunted locations report their pets to be hypersensitive to the supernatural activity.  Sometimes dogs and cats, or even wild animals, appear to be tuned in to things that we humans don't notice.  This is true in the natural, so it makes sense it might also be true in the supernatural. 

    However, cats are also insane.  My cat sometimes bounds up and down the hall, attacks random things, then runs away and hides like something is after him.  We might have a ghost skulking around, but usually I take it to mean he needs more attention so he can burn off some energy.  Cats are predators made for short bursts of action, and I think they just need to get it out of their system sometimes.

    1. innerspin profile image93
      innerspinposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for your answer. Maybe she was just having a dippy five minutes. Interesting to hear your cat does something similar.

  3. Mazzy Bolero profile image79
    Mazzy Boleroposted 5 years ago

    I dunno about cats. All I know is, when my dog was poorly, she used to stare up the stairs frequently as if she was looking at someone standing at the top.  I was so spooked I used to go and take a look, in case a burglar had hidden in the house, but there was never anyone there.  After she died, I went for a walk round the lake where I always used to take her, and a dog in the distance raced towards me, stopped a few feet away from me, looked a bit puzzled, then turned and ran back to his owners.  I wondered if he saw something I couldn't see.  But maybe he just mistook me for someone else - maybe we just want to believe in these things.

    1. innerspin profile image93
      innerspinposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I'm sorry you lost your dog. It is strange when animals seem to see/sense something we can't.

  4. DubstepMaker profile image61
    DubstepMakerposted 5 years ago

    i think cats can definitely see things that aren't there. but they are only seeing things in their imagination. remember that cats are insane hunting animals who, because they are domesticated, get a lot of pent up hunting instincts.

 
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