Following hard on the heels of yesterday's post about dogs' uncanny ability to tune into their owners' cues, today we have:
No, I'm not making this up, but the people making the claim probably are. According to a couple in Southport, Merseyside, England, their flat is occupied by a ghost dog that likes to sleep in their bed with them.
Mike Lee was asleep with his husband Blake early one morning, when something very odd happened. "About five in the morning, I thought the cat had come on the bed to wake us up for food, but the cat was nowhere to be seen," Lee said. "It was like footprints that were coming slowly on the bed, then lay on my foot. It lays crossways. You can see [in the photo] where I have a fluffy blanket on the bed; it is completely flat then when this dog comes across you can see the dip in the bed where it is lying. It is quite heavy, too heavy to be a cat."
So rather than doing what I'd have done, which is wet the bed and then have a stroke, Lee decided to use his phone to see if he could communicate with the spectral pupper. His phone has an "infrared camera and a two-way microphone," so he said into it, "Is anybody there?" and was met with "a high-pitched howl."
Given that the dog was right there, why he had to use the phone rather than just saying it is anyone's guess. Maybe ghost dogs only use Verizon, or something."It doesn't scare me, you know what it might be and what it couldn't be," Lee said. "It's not going to harm you. It is a poltergeist but ghosts don't seem to do any harm anyway. All it does is just lie on my feet, that's all it does. I have my partner as a witness who has seen the dip in the bed. When I asked if the ghost was there the other day, he heard the noise it made. There's no way a cat would make that noise, it must be a dog."