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Marisa D Probable ADC

Experience description:    

  Well I'll start by saying my friend was an animal lover and often took care of my cats when I was out of town. We would often walk dogs together. As she was planning her after death wishes, she requested people donate to an animal charity of choice.  I found this out, AFTER my experience, in her obits. 

  I was sad at home, dealing with the news of my friend's death. My kitty was meowing and chirping out of my front window.  I checked to see what she was looking at, and it was another orange cat.  I thought it was coincidental since I lost a kitty in January and said my next cat was going to be a big loving orange male. I said I would only pay attention to another kitty if it came to me.  Well there he was.

  I went outside and it came to me, rubbed on me, wanted affection-no food when I offered. It rolled around, followed me to the door, and wanted to come in the house. Then I had to leave to take care of my boyfriend's dog, and it tried to get in my car. I was spooked. I walked down the street and it followed me.  I had never seen this cat before,  and I'm always in the neighborhood running.  It was not neutered! No collar! It was from the streets??!

  I went to my boyfriends house to take care of his dog. I called him to update him and told him about the news and the overly friendly cat....the lights started flickering. When I went back home, it was waiting for me on my deck. I went to bed creeped out.

  The next morning it was on my deck. It watched me make coffee, and breakfast from my sliding glass doors. It stood there...watching. I took pictures of it.

My other cats were fairly undisturbed by it. I left for work and pet it. It was the most loving and outgoing cat ever!! I pet it and told it to go, nicely. I said I can't take care of another kitty because I have a 19 year old cat. It crossed the street, looked back at me and was gone. I hadn't seen it since. It has been several days.

  My friend knew I loved cats and would always buy cat trinkets for me. She was a loving but persistent redhead with green eyes. Was she saying goodbye?? Did her spirit send the kitty as a gift? I don't know...

Was this experience difficult to express in words?  No

Did you ONLY sense an awareness of presence of the deceased without actually seeing, hearing, feeling or smelling them?            Uncertain

Did you hear the deceased or hear something associated with the deceased?          No

Did you feel a touch or experience any physical contact from the deceased?            Uncertain

I felt an intense love and happiness from this stray animal.

            Was the touch familiar or unfamiliar?   I don't know.

            Was anything communicated by the touch?  Love....intense love and happiness.

            Is there any possibility what you felt was from any other source present in the surroundings at the time of your experience?  no

Did you see the deceased?         Uncertain

It was an animal, cat. Orange with green eyes. Very loving but persistent and aggressive. 

She was a redhead with green eyes who had the same qualities. She was always there, loving persistent and aggressive.

            How clearly did the deceased appear?            No comment

            How much of the deceased did you see?       no comment

            Did the deceased appear or not appear to be the age at which they died?       no comment

            How healthy did the deceased appear to be?            The animal was amazingly healthy for something that came from the street and belonged to no one...

Did you smell a distinct smell, scent, fragrance or odor associated with the deceased?      No

How long did the experience last?        This animal was around for 10 hours.

Was the beginning and end of the experience gradual or more sudden?         gradual

Could you sense the emotions or mood of the deceased?           Yes

Intense happiness, love,  and joy.

Did the deceased give you information you did not previously know?  no

How do you currently view the reality of your experience?           Experience was definitely real

            Please explain why you view the reality of your experience as real or not real:          

 I dealt with an odd situation with impeccable timing. This animal experience WAS VERY ODD.

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   No

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:           I was sad, then happy with the distraction. Then I was creeped out.

Was there any emotional healing in any way following the experience?           Yes

If it was her spirit, she did leave.  She visited me.  She couldn't communicate during her last months and cut off her friends. Maybe that was her way of stopping by and communicating goodbye.

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      no comment

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         No      

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?
   No      

Did the experience give you any spiritual understandings such as life, death, afterlife, God, etc.?  Yes     Her death was chilling because she knew she was going to die and we learned by how she handled it.

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            I am creeped out at this point.

Was the experience witnessed or experienced by others?           Uncertain

Well, it involves my cats.

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   No

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?    No

Did you become aware of future events?       No

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience?         No

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     No

Did you meet or see any other beings other than the deceased?            Yes

Just the cat.

Did you see a light?           No

Did any part of your experience seem to occur in a place other than the location described above?            Yes

When I was talking about it at my boyfriend's house, the lights flickered.

Have you shared this experience with others?        

Yes     They were creeped out and agree it was her by an overwhelming majority.

Have you shared this experience formally or informally with any other researcher or web site?   No

 Is there anything else you would like to add regarding your experience?       no

Were there any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience?            Uncertain

Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?         No 

Did you ever in your life have a near-death experience, out of body experience or other spiritual event?           Yes 

We have a strange family picture with an orb.  Directly behind it, in the glass reflection of it is a person not in the room.  Very creepy 

I also believe my dad visited me two days after he died. That was another whole experience I wish not to talk about right now.

Did the questions asked and information you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience?               Yes