Do you believe in cat ghosts?

Do you believe in cat ghosts? In fact, do you believe in ghosts at all because if you believe in ghosts you might well believe in cat ghosts. A person who I know who believes in ghosts says that if a companion animal is very connected to a person then when the animal dies (s)he may come back as a ghost.

There are many people who believe in ghosts and many you don’t. I am in the latter category but I do have an open mind so perhaps about 5% of me believes that it just might be possible. I think this post is reasonably appropriate at this time which is Halloween.

The pictures illustrating this page come from people investigating a cat ghost in South Tampa, USA. The picture at the very top of the collage above was taken with a camera phone by the person who runs a spa in South Tampa. She calls it Zen Day Spa.

The owner of Zen Day is Donna Marie Parker. She is a hairdresser. She felt that she wasn’t alone as soon as she opened the business.

There were signs that indicated that something was going on and because of that she asked her landlord whether someone had passed away in the building and the response was, yes.

The person who passed away was Richard Adama. He looked after a cat called Cassie.

After she learned about the cat she noticed, under the wash basin, what appeared to be the ghost of Cassie, a ginger and white tabby cat.

“When I glanced over, I was in such shock. I’m like, ‘Oh my God! A cat!'”

Then, a local group concerned with the paranormal, El Con Society of the Paranormal, became involved. They made a video and the picture in the middle above is still-shot from the video which shows, once again, what they believe is possibly the ghost of Cassie.

Cassie died a few years before Richard. Donna believes in the paranormal and believes in ghosts and therefore accepts that these are the ghosts of Cassie. What do you think?

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Michael Broad

Hi, I'm a 71-year-old retired solicitor (attorney in the US). Before qualifying I worked in many jobs including professional photography. I have a girlfriend, Michelle. I love nature, cats and all animals. I am concerned about their welfare.

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  • I'm the girl Donna Marie Parker who experienced this cat ghost I have had experiences since I was a little girl but that was probably the most profound I've ever had I have had many experiences there since then and I have moved into intuitive therapy at Zen Wellness Center after having this experience I have had many more so I can hardly say it isn't true but each path is different but on mine it was very profound very beautiful reading all the posts I respect them all it was an awesome experience that I would never ever debunk as not being real peace and love

    • Thanks a lot for commenting Donna. It is very nice of you. A pleasure to have you visit this page.

  • Ruth He would be. Most of Mine and Flatmates Cats, have adjusted but Jasmine is still not totally sure. She sure is mummys Girl. I really hope they leave this week as im beginning to feel abit overwhelmed and stressed. It's always hard for Cats where there is someone different than they are not used too.

  • Monty won't hang around as a ghost. He only hangs around me now when he wants to be fed. Otherwise he is quite the independent little soul.

    Except when he is frightened. We have a house full of people and Monty's snuggling with me-- he does that when he's scared. I wouldn't want him around as a ghost. He wouldn't be hungry so that would mean he was scared. I don't like to think of him that way if I could not hold and comfort him.

    • Yea I agree Ruth. I think unless something horrible has happened to a Cat Like the Spirit hasn't left properly. It's the same here for the third week got a house full the Cats seem to be coping with it, but im not really tolerate it for the third week :(

      • We have a houseful now and poor Monty is so frightened. He has been snuggling up to me under the covers in bed.

  • To admit that Cassie is around as a ghost dispells the Rainbow Bridge theory. Sometimes we believe what we want to believe; that which gives us comfort. I find the thought of a ghost cat hanging around for his family quite upsetting :(

    • RaInbow bridge theory is great but scientist and spiritualists find out their theories wete not all true when tbey have a personal experience. This is my story. Im. Donna. Peace and love to all the beautiful creatires here and there as well. I respect your experience!

  • Anything is possible! ** There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.
    - Hamlet (1.5.167-8), Hamlet to Horatio**
    I think it would be cool if my "best feline friend" didn't want to leave me yet. I had to let Shadow go back on Mar 8/13 ... I did NOT want to (he was my BEST friend/little brother/furry son all rolled into one) But ... I could not bare to see him like that. He had progressive kidney disease and went from 13lbs to just 6lbs. On his last day he could no longer move his rear legs and he tried to follow me (I had to use the washroom and he was on the bed .. I told him to "stay" but he dragged himself with his front legs to end of the bed and fell off trying to follow me). It broke my heart to see him like that ... to this day I still cry over him being gone!! In a way it would be nice if his ghost was here with me because I miss him so. But .. then I also think I'd like to have him watching over me from above waiting @ Rainbow Bridge to see me again.

  • Echos.

    Not "ghosts" proper, just echos of an old friend.

    Hear 'em, see 'em all the time around here. Are they real? (maybe?)

    Hey, the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory near Chicago is working on experiments this very day to determine if WE are real, actually exist and not just holograms!

    (not kidding, read up on it here:

    You can tell me if cat ghosts are real, right after you prove to me WE are real!

    • Point made. If we aren't real and its possible that we are not, then...doesn't that support the idea of ghosts? Or does it make everything pointless. The world certainly feels unreal sometimes. Totally bizarre.

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