Friday, July 27, 2007

Grim reapurr: The cat that can predict death

Amazing how some animals seem to be sensitive to impending change. What is this cat picking up on?

Oscar the cat seems to have an uncanny knack for predicting when nursing home patients are going to die, by curling up next to them during their final hours.

His accuracy, observed in 25 cases, has led the staff to call family members once he has chosen someone. It usually means they have less than four hours to live. Read More.

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