Don’t blame the cable company. Ghost dog changed the music.
We lost our beautiful girl, Emma, last year. She ‘found’ us when she was about three months old. She was with us until she was 17 yrs. old. We did everything together and were very close, my best friend. She was an intelligent Border Collie Springer cross and seemed to anticipate what we were going to do. We buried her in our backyard under a dogwood tree.
The TV switched to another station when our pet ghost dog changed the music.
A few weeks after she went, I was listening to classical music and it was kind of mournful music. I was crying my eyes out, missing my girl. All of a sudden, the TV switched to another music station that had quite different music from what I had been listening to. I stopped sobbing and went to check the TV. I thought my hubby had changed the channel. Nope. He wasn’t anywhere around. When I shared what had happened, we both shrugged it off figuring it was a glitch.
We both heard the channel change…
Some time later, maybe a month or so, I was sobbing about Emma again. This time my husband was with me and we both heard the channel change to lighter music. I called the cable company to ask if the channels could change like this. They said no. I figured that Emma wanted us to be happy and she was letting us know she was still around. She was like my child.
I have smelled her sweet presence once in awhile.
Now, about a year and a half later, she is still letting me know she’s around. I have heard little feet walking around when no one is in the house. This morning at 6 a.m. I was awakened by the sound of something dropping on the wood floor near the bedroom door, like a bone or something that fell and rolled before it stopped. I figured my hubby was up making noise. When I asked him he said it wasn’t him. We looked for what might have made the noise but found nothing out of place or on the floor. I do believe that she misses us as much as we miss her.
We have another dog and often he will suddenly look up with his ears forward as if seeing something. Last night he did it again. Then he moves to another spot in the room. Emma was the boss and he was intimidated by her, although she was never mean. Also, it was not our other dogs feet that made the noise I mentioned above. I was taking a bath and bedroom and bath doors were shut. Our other dog was not in those rooms. I had some paper on the floor to make a sewing pattern and I could definitely hear something walking on that paper, light steps. I called out, Who’s there? but no one answered. I asked my husband if he’d been in the room and he said no. We can only assume that it’s our girl. We hope she’s happy and at peace.
— Suzanne in Canada
Thanks, Suzanne, for sharing your sweet story.
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