5 Signs A Ghost Cat Is Haunting You Right Now
Cats are interdimensional beings. We’ve already established that they can teleport and even sometimes come back to life; there’s no point going over that again.
But what about when a cat does move on from this world? As unbounded travelers of the multiverse, you wouldn’t expect them to remain burdened by the collars of mortality. Not for long. No, according to many stories, they prefer to stick around.
Don’t believe me? Typical. Here are five signs that a ghost cat may be haunting you at this very moment, and a few strange tales to go along with them.
Why Would A Cat Haunt You?
While tossing this idea around, someone actually asked me: Why would a cat haunt you? They do seem to be solitary creatures, just fine being left alone. And yet, this actually doesn’t appear to be accurate – many sources online state that cats are indeed very social, and their labels of independent and solitary are mostly myths. Cats are just a bit different, that’s all. And, as with any animal, not all cats are alike.
So the idea that, if possible, a cat would return from beyond the grave to lounge in their familiar surroundings, or visit their previous owners, isn’t so much different from the alleged ghosts of people. If you would do it, maybe your cats would, too.
There’s also the possibility of residual hauntings. These aren’t intelligent hauntings. Rather, they’re a hypothetical paranormal phenomena akin to environmental recordings. A kind of echo in time and space, where the actions and characteristics of a person or animal (or perhaps even a place in general) are repeated long after they’ve passed on. It’s believed that such residual hauntings may be the result of traumatic events or perhaps electrical anomalies.
Strange things, indeed.
Well, now that we’ve established why your cat (or really any pet) might return as a ghost, let’s check out a handful of the potential signs.
1. A Furry Presence
Humans have a pretty good sense of when they’re being watched. It’s something we, as with most animals in the wild, likely picked up from our ancient days of wandering throughout a wilderness full of predators. In fact, studies have shown that the human brain has an innate ability to sense things about our surroundings without conscious visual information.
Even if you don’t actively think you’re seeing something, such as a person looking at you in your peripheral vision, your eyes receive information beyond what is at first visually apparent. We tend to notice these things subconsciously.
Going further, some would even claim they can sense “being watched” without any line of sight at all. A kind of sixth sense. This is a controversial idea, verging on extrasensory perception. A 1913 study titled “’The Feeling Of Being Stared At’ – Experimental” revealed that of 146 Stanford University students who filled out a questionnaire, 68% reported having the feeling of being watched at one point or another, “with the conviction that the feeling can be (more or less) relied upon.” A later questionnaire resulted in 86% of students sharing that same belief.
According to the scientist behind the study, E.B. Titchener, the reported feeling could be described as uncanny. It is “a state of unpleasant tension or stiffness at the nape of the neck, sometimes accompanied by a tingling, which gathers in volume and intensity until a movement which shall relieve it becomes inevitable.”
But what if something invisible is watching you? Something that by any normal human means should be impossible to detect? Can you sense that and, if so, what could your brain possibly make of it? Would you feel that same tension, that same tingling?
The answer, according to many, would be yes .
A feeling of being watched, or that there is a presence in the room , is often linked to the signs of a haunting, not just by the ghosts of cats. But there’s something to be said about feeling not just any old random presence, but a familiar one. A hairy one.
A little over a year ago, Reddit user natsusauce shared the story of what he called his “psychic cat.” It was a rather extraordinary tale about the cat’s passing and his eventual return. It began, however, very subtly.
“I believe it took about 2 hours or so before he made his presence known to us…We first felt something appear at the door, then the feeling grew stronger as it got closer, it walked up the steps towards us and we could hear the sound of the steps creaking like a cat walking up the stairs.”
They felt a profound connection with their cat, and their otherworldly experience continued. They would hear strange sounds at night, and sometimes feel their cat jump up on the bed and sleep next to them, like he always did when alive. They even went on to encounter ghostly orbs, a phenomenon we’ll see later on.
But for right now, we’re getting ahead of ourselves. Next up…
2. The Phantom Meowing
Our next symptom of a feline haunting: unexplained noises and the feeling of an actual physical presence .
People have reported hearing their deceased cat’s footsteps, the sounds of them scratching walls or furniture, or playing in a litter box (possibly one that isn’t even there). Some have even experienced the occasional haunting meow.
Others will report feeling their cat on a bed or couch, the way you’d feel anything that jumps up or sits down on one while you’re also sitting on it.
Redditor parrott_j is all too familiar with this experience . Several years ago, he and his girlfriend owned two cats. And they were perfectly normal cats, make no mistake. It was the third cat that bothered him – the one that didn’t really exist.
It started as a strange meowing in the hallway. They wrote this off as just one of their two cats playing around, big deal, even though they never saw the cats nearby when it happened. But then, he’d hear that same loud meowing, even with both cats right there with him on the couch. At that point, he knew they weren’t responsible.
This went on for a while, until one night the strangest thing happened. He’d been up late in bed reading, with his girlfriend sleeping next to him.
“I feel a cat jump on the bed and look from my book to see who it is. No cat. But there is… something. The best I can describe it is as distorted pixels. Its a small mass that looks like when they censor something on T.V.”
He watched, confused, as whatever it was moved across the bed. It approached his girlfriend’s hand, and “she immediately and quickly [drew] her hand back and turn[ed] over…like something had stepped on it.” The distorted cat would never appear again, but sometimes he’d hear that occasional meowing, or see the other cats staring at the empty hallway entrance.
In another case, Reddit user beemcnee described her bizarre experience with a random ghost cat that seemingly glitched into existence, only to disappear just as quickly. She had been asleep one morning when she felt a cat jump up onto her bed, then to her feet, and up to her stomach. It curled up and, thinking it was her Calico cat, she began to pet it.
But it wasn’t.
“I was thinking about how strangely sweet she was being. Until I noticed that it was not the calico Booboo, but instead an orange tabby!!! And then, in a blink of an eye, there was no cat at all.”
Ghost cats aren’t always so forward. Sometimes, it’s just that disembodied meowing, as Redditor shinkikker experienced several years ago . She’d been sitting on the couch with her cat, Cleo, in an otherwise empty house when she heard a very distinct meow, one that reminded her of another cat, her childhood pet that had recently passed away.
“…Sunny’s meow was low and long, where Cleo’s meow is high-pitched and short, like a kitten. The meow I heard was exactly like Sunny’s. So I looked at Cleo, and we both were staying still on the couch. About 10 seconds later, I heard the meow again, and this time, I could distinguish where it was coming from: the basement, Sunny’s favorite place to hang out…”
3. Familiar (But Ghostly) Smells
The following account may seem a bit crude, but it’s yet another sign that a ghost cat may be nearby: that of strange, and sometimes wicked, smells .
Two years ago, Reddit user Katweasel shared a story about her 16-year-old cat, who unfortunately had to be put to sleep earlier that week. A few days later, after walking over by the kitchen pantry, she was hit with the overwhelming odor of cat urine.
Now, this might not seem too odd. Not only could it have perhaps been a remnant of her deceased cat, but there were also two other cats in the house. However, those two cats were asleep in the bedroom at the time, and the door to the pantry had been open. The smell was far too intense and fresh, she explained, and focused on one specific area — the two middle shelves, where it was unlikely either of the living cats would reach. That, and absolutely nothing was wet. It didn’t make any sense.
She even went and brought one of her other kittens into the kitchen to see if she would react, but nothing happened. And then, just like that, the smell disappeared.
“For about an hour to [an] hour and a half i kept going back to try and figure it out. Then one time i went back and NOTHING. There was no trace of any smell. All day i was wondering.”
The smell never returned.
Many hauntings have involved phantom scents, be they of cologne or perfume, cigar smoke, or other smells associated with the individual who passed away. Perhaps the same can be said of cats and other animals.
4. Shadow Cats at the Corners of Your Eyes
Many have claimed over the years to have experienced so-called Shadow People . These are strange, humanoid shadows that sometimes appear fully formed, other times undefined or blob-like.
However, they don’t always appear as human. They’re often simply described as supernatural entities in general, and have indeed been reported to appear in the shape of animals, including cats.
Sometimes, in fact, they just appear at a person’s feet, like in this situation:
“I’ll see cat shadows run around my feet which startle me because the cat I own now is black and I’m afraid of stepping on her, but I look up the stairs and she’s sitting at the top, just staring at me.” – RJDeep/Reddit
Another very bizarre account is that told by Redditor multicrazy1012. It was an experience that happened when he very young. He woke up one night and saw what he described as “a large 2 dimensional cat that had the outline of a house cat but was the size equivalent of a tiger.” The cat was a shadow, and had strange glowing eyes. A dream? Possibly, but the way he told it, the memory was just too vivid to be a dream.
Five years later, he’d witness other shadowy figures in that same room.
“I was again walking down the stairs from my bedroom and this time clearly and vividly saw a tall, featureless, 3d figure run from the bathroom to the guest bedroom nextdoor.”
That later account sounds much more like a traditional shadow person experience. But what, then, do we make of the large shadow cat?
5. Ghost Cat Apparitions
As with any haunting, the most profound sign is outright visual manifestation . This, however, can happen in many stages and and take many forms. We’ve already seen a few of these above. Ghost orbs. Brief glimpses of cat-like shapes not of this world. The aforementioned shadows.
“…I had orbs thread around my path and rub against my ankles; my room would suddenly smell like kitty litter for a few minutes then it would go away; a recorder I left on at night captured cat meows and the sound of something playing with the recorder and scratching at the microphone…” – splendidorphan/Reddit
Full body apparitions are something else. They can appear solid, as if the person or animal were standing in front of you clear as day. Or, they can seem transparent, a kind of ghostly projection.
An account shared by Reddit user CapMarvel91 involved one such transparent manifestation . She had been over at her friend’s house when she happened to catch the specter of a cat standing in the hallway.
“I could tell that it wasn’t real, but I could see that it was white with black patches. It had colour, but it was transparent…It took two steps and disappeared in front of my eyes!”
Now, she’d never actually seen her friend’s cat before. She knew only that it had been hit by a car, and the family had buried it in their flower bed in the backyard. But, strangely enough, when she shared the experience with her friend and described how the cat looked, the description matched exactly that of her friend’s deceased cat.
Apparitions of full cats, which seem almost completely real, are also known to occur. In one instance, Redditor Drew-Pickles was walking through his girlfriend’s house when he happened to pass an open door leading to a bedroom. He gave the room a quick passing glance, and noticed a cat lounging on the bed .
He didn’t think that was anything unusual at first – they did own cats, after all – but stopped when he realized that they were all downstairs with his girlfriend, or “locked in the conservatory.” He turned around and looked back into the room, and there it was, completely empty. No cat to be found.
He hurried downstairs to tell his girlfriend what he saw.
“…she confirmed that the two kittens were with her and the rest were outside. I described the cat to her and she said that she knew what I had seen, it was her dead cat, Ginna. She then went and got a photo of him and lo and behold, it was the cat I had seen.”
Well, there you have it. Have you ever encountered a ghost pet, or experienced any of the strange signs listed above? Feel free to share in the comments below!
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The second time, I was lying in the same bed, months or years later, reading or whatever and I suddenly felt the edge of the mattress depress as if someone had just sat down towards the foot of the bed. - See more at: www.abovetopsecret.com...
originally posted by: earthblaze Thanks for the advice, sharing your own experiences and the links. I did initially think this was my own cat (she died several months before the event started to occur) but soon realised this felt like two feet, not four. There has also been more than one. I have felt up to three on different areas of the bed. Sometimes the pressure is soft and other times it is more forceful and quick as if something is running on the bed. I am not in the least bit frightened of it. I have faced Astaroth on my spiritual travels and that did not phase me at all and there are far worse beings out there. That is saved for another thread. Interestingly enough these anomalies do not occur when I am meditating. I did think it may be an elemental sent from a very powerful friend, who initially was my mentor but we parted company as I found his physical traits to be incompatible with the spiritual work we were doing together. I was told by the Lightlords during deep meditation that I was being arrogant and did not have the knowledge or experience to make this decision and that our paths were completely different. I was told to concentrate on my own path and not waste valuable energy preoccupying my mind with someone else's path. Because of the type of spiritual work I am involved with I do get attacked quite regularly from what I call the opposition. They are also highly evolved but on the other side of the spiritual spectrum. I can't go into much detail on this at the present time. The idea of hypnogogia and sleep paralysis are valid although I can say 100% that this is not the case with me. Although interesting and scientifically proved, I discounted the restless leg syndrome. I do not get the urge to move my legs when the event occurs.. I previously stated that I am 99.9% sure it is not spiritual energy. I think I need to explore the 1%. I do have several guides who I meet in a special place during a less intensive meditation setting. I will find out if they know what the cause could be. I am now thinking along the lines of either extra-terrestrial or inter-dimensional beings which my protection would be unable to protect me from.
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Is There A Ghost Cat In My House? Warning Signs
Are you feeling a ghost cat in your house and wondering if a cat spirit is haunting your home? You aren’t alone.
More often than not, this supernatural force tends to not want to leave once they are supposed to cross over. So what can you do if you find an animal ghost in your house ?
There are several signs to look out for when trying to figure out if there is an animal ghost nearby. In fact, the signs a spirit around you are pretty easy to understand.
How To Tell If There Is A Spirit Around You
Ask yourself the following questions to determine whether there is a spirit around you. This should help you figure out what that eerie feeling really means:
- Are your ears ringing? Do you hear a high-tone pitch that you cannot naturally pinpoint to something in your environment?
- Do you feel anxious for no reason at all?
- Has the room temperature changed at all? Did it get colder all of a sudden?
- Are items that you love starting to go missing and then reappearing out of nowhere?
- How is the electricity in your house? Is it flickering? Is anything unusual?
- Do you feel like you are being watched?
- Do you randomly feel like you are being touched? A purr across your leg? Don’t dismiss these small feelings.
- Are your clocks stopping on the same time over and over again? This doesn’t happen on digital clocks. So, this sign is harder to tell.
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How To Tell If A Ghost Cat Is Haunting Me?
A ghost cat has slightly different questions you need to ask yourself. While all of the above haunting signs still ring true, these are additional things you must look out for.
Usually, when you are being haunted by a ghost cat, you will find that other weird cats outside will begin to collect. They can sense the abnormal energy that has manifested and you know what they say about curiosity. Look for a weird cat outside whenever you are feeling that strange feeling and see if you can make the connection.
You might even begin to see the dead cat in your dreams. There is no solid way to confirm that this is the cat that is actually haunting you, but if you begin to see random cats in your dreams, you should write down as many details as you can in your journal to document your journey.
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You might begin to think that a cat follows me wherever I go. That’s completely normal. This, again, is their intuitive nature picking up the fact that you have an animal ghost in your house haunting you.
There’s also the tell-tale sign of hearing weird cat noises wherever you go. Sometimes, they are reserved just to your home. Other times, the spirit animal attaches itself to you and is able to travel as you travel.
So, be prepared to hear weird cat noises – anywhere and any time.
How Long Can A Spirit Stay With Me?
This is a tough question – how long can a spirit stay with me ? YIKES! It could be a few weeks or it could be years. It all depends on what they need out of this current life. What are they trying to fix? What hole are they closing up?
When it comes to ghost cats, odds are they just want to continue living their life in a non-threatening way. So, let’s just say you have a ghost cat in your house… unless they are physically harming you, is it really a big deal? That is something you have to answer on your own.
You might also want to take note of the activity that is occurring. Are the movements repeating over and over again? You might have yourself a residual haunting .
Do I Want A Pet Ghost?
You can look at this situation one of two ways. It could be absolutely horrifying and you will spend all of your time researching ways to remove the animal spirit from your house or you could accept the fact that you have a pet ghost.
Is having a pet ghost such a bad thing? As long as they aren’t violent and just want to take up space in their own dimension, we say… let them live their non-lives.
So, when you tell your friends, “hey! I have a ghost in my house but it’s a ghost cat,” people will tell you that you’re crazy. We know it. We’ve heard it all. But show them the proof in the pudding.
Don’t be afraid to own up to the fact that this is actually happening to you. Before you know it, I am sure that your friends will be feeling spirits presence just like YOU and then you can take a breath because someone else believes you.
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Next Steps For My Animal Ghost
If you are ready to admit that this is actually happening, then start documenting everything that is happening around you, do not use a ouija board because… it’s a cat, stay open to all the experiences that you are about to encounter and take lots of pictures so you can try to photograph white orbs .
There’s nothing wrong with having a ghost in your house as long as it isn’t violent and you aren’t scared. How will you approach this situation? The choice is yours.
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Wednesday 19th of May 2021
As always, check your carbon monoxide levels before assuming hauntings of any kind, you can google for some really wild horror stories about what it can do to your cognition, but yeah, we have a ghost cat, and she's very sweet. Just jumps on the bed from time to time, even when I'm not in it to sleep. It was scary at first but she means no harm, and I figure she keeps worse things away. Sometimes she scares the snot out of me if she's really vigorous that night, but she can't help that. My live cats scare me all the time too.
Wednesday 30th of December 2020
I have a cat named kyo and I had a cat named pablo that ran away on my car journey moving from east coast to west coast. For the longest time I have had dreams about homeless cats coming to my house. Sometimes Its one or two new cats sometimes it’s like 20 cats of different ages sizes, color and health condition. Every since I moved to Santa Clarita apartments I kept hearing this wailing cat at night time. No one could hear it until I would hear it and I would put the volume down or I would drag people to a window to hear it. It was A terrifying screaming. Like the cat is sick or very sad or possessed. One time I heard the cat coming down the street like it was close. I grabbed my boyfriend and ran out the door to find myself making eye contact with this cat. After that eye contact... I never heard the cat again. but now there are a few haggard cats coming to my apartment randomly. A few months ago I adopted a knee kitten named Haru. So I have an old cat a new cat currently. I put food out sometimes. I still have these dreams and last night I had a dream where cats and even stray dogs started coming too... Anyway I woke up in the morning and I wanted to go back to sleep so I put an eye mask cuz it was bright. Then I heard a cat like meow that did not sound like my cats and it was scratching itself. I dubbed it as my older cat just coming into my room.. but I remember thinking I usually hear my cats collar little bell ring when scratching. Maybe 5 minutes later I hear it again and I don’t hear the bell. I take my mask off and run to find my cats and they’re sound asleep like they wouldn’t be moving and they were not anywhere close to where I heard the scratching. I don’t mind they’re to be a spirit but I just want to know why and how I can help them. Should I talk to them and invite them to be petted? the thing is sometimes they or it scares my older cat (6 years old) I know my house has good energy but they seem to be very drawn to me and invade my dreams literally in crowds.
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It Feels Like an Invisible Cat is Walking on My Bed
At the risk of sounding crazy, I’ve had strange experiences since living in my husband’s house. It feels like an invisible cat is walking on my bed, but I can’t see anything.
No, it isn’t my cat Panda Bear or my husband’s cat Baby. It’s not my little dog Zeus either. I don’t know what it is. It has scared me at times, and it’s strange to say the least.
I’d like to know why it feels like an animal walking on my bed, but it doesn’t stop there. It gets a lot more frightening!
I Feel it Land On the Bed!
As crazy as it sounds, I’ve felt an animal jump onto my bed as if it had been on the floor. I can feel it land on the mattress, but as I’ve already said, absolutely nothing is there!
No, I’m not schizophrenic, I’m not legally blind, and I’m not imagining the bed jiggling as if an animal is walking. I don’t drink, and I don’t take drugs.
I’m not definitively saying it’s a ghost, but I don’t have any other explanation. I don’t know what could be causing the feeling of an animal on my bed other than a spirit. Hopefully, it’s not demonic, but that terrifying thought has crossed my mind.
It Walks Toward Me from the End of the Bed –
The being feels lightweight and has the gait of a cat. It feels just as it would feel if my cat landed on my bed and walked toward me, only it doesn’t weigh as much.
My cat Panda Bear weighs about 15 pounds, and if I had to guess I’d say whatever it is feels at least half of his weight. I can’t see anything, and it never makes a sound.
I’ve said repeatedly that I can’t see it, but that’s the biggest problem. I wish that I could see what I’m feeling. That’s what scares me the most!
I’ve Felt it Walk Toward Me Many Times –
In addition to feeling an invisible animal landing on my bed, I’ve felt the mattress move as if it’s walking directly toward me. It’s unnerving in the dark! I was terrified the first several times I felt it.
Could It Be My Husband’s Dead Cat or My Kitty, Milo?
Maybe it’s my husband’s cat that died many years ago. He’s buried in our yard. Maybe it’s my cat, Milo.
I couldn’t keep Milo because I could only have one cat in my rental home. She was solid black and very petite and a lightweight kitty, and she ended up with my ex-husband.
Milo was always trying to slip out the door. One day she succeeded, and her lifeless body was later found on the lawn. I was told that she looked as if she were sleeping, but she had passed away.
She’s buried at my ex’s sister’s house, but maybe her spirit returned with me. I felt the same footsteps on my bed in my old rental house as I feel these days. As you know it’s hard to identify something you can’t touch or see.
Read the Interesting Comments from Others Below – You Will be Amazed!
Are you feeling an animal walking on your bed too? If so, did you figure out what it was? It may never be explained beyond a shadow of a doubt, but we can try to figure it out.
Feel free to share your experience in the comments below, and discuss your situation with others. You’ll find that you’re not alone. Countless others have experienced it too.
*Update – Literally hundreds of people have commented here since I posted this article in September 2015. I’m absolutely floored!
We can’t all be imagining the feeling of a cat walking on the bed, and we can’t all be crazy either. Hopefully, someday we’ll know more.
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After my cat Brownie passed away, I began feeling this phenomenon. The first couple times it scared me, but now I feel comforted by it. I have even moved away from where we lived and she is buried, but she has followed me. I have had many other cats, but I have only experienced this after her passing. I now just tell her hi and welcome her to stay as long as she wants.
I experience this in my dorm room at college. When I’m laying in bed, I’ll feel the distinct sensation and weight of a cat jumping up on my bed, bed jiggling and all. I have a cat at home who’s alive and well, and we’re not allowed to have cats in the dorms, so I’m not sure what’s up. This school is pretty haunted though, so who knows.
If you are taking meds such as Ambien, this may be what is causing your experience.
If you have such a visitor and do not want them there and have asked them to please leave and they don’t, they may be a fallen angel. Matt: 5:44 says: But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; Of course the Father is speaking of human beings here but, if they are fallen angels they are persecuting you. Pray to the Almighty Father Yahweh to bless your enemies and He will heap hot coals on them if you are sincere and truly believe in The Father. The Father’s Name is Yahweh and the Son’s Name is Yahshua, it is important to know Them by Their Names. Continue to pray and don’t give up. Even though they don’t harm you, they have no place or business being in your house. The Bible says to resist satan and he will flee from you.
I have to disagree with you there. Christianity is not about having some secret knowledge and knowing the correct way to pronounce his name. That sounds like magic not Christianity. Salvation is a free gift, we don’t earn it, or get it by saying his name properly. This is works, and we are not saved by works, but by grace, through faith alone. This is a deception by the devil. Please give this some thought. Look up “Steven bancarz” and “on point preparedness” on YouTube. Take care, Lee
Thanks for sharing ur story, I literally just googled this topic because I just had the sensation of a cat kneeding the bed beside my legs. They I felt it’s weight shift and settle like it’s about to go to sleep. I do have a cat currently but I know it wasn’t him because he had literally just settled above my pillow and was smooching my hand And purring. This not the first time I have felt it and I like to think it’s my old cat who died like 15 years ago as he use to sleep next to my legs every night.
You’re welcome, Christie. I’m glad that your kitty is still with you. I dread losing my cat. He’s 13 now. 🙁
With the universal rule that “energy never dies, it just changes form”, I know that one of my cats that have transitioned to spirit, come to visit me at night. When the footsteps happen and I feel it, I smile and say Hi to it. I’ve never had a bad feeling when going through this experience. It always make me smile knowing that one of my well loved kitties are visiting me. Go by your emotions when you feel that sensation of a cat walking on your bed. It you feel it’s negative, tell it to go away and never come back. If it’s a positive feeling, just go with it, say hi and go back to sleep. I feel honored that one or more of my cats has come back to visit me.
SAME THING IS HAPPENING TO ME! Feels like a cat jumps onto the bed and sometimes it walks up the side of my leg but stops just below my knee. The jumps by the way, wake me up. Scary
I am also glad that I am not the only person who has experienced this. My personally experience has of this ‘cat walking on the bed’ has been for years, but I have never owned a cat before only dogs. So why do I think it’s a cat well my ex has a cat that I love, so now I have something to compare the feeling with. My experience is just a small animal that is light in weight but enough to place weight on the covers so that I am able to feel the shift and the actually placement of their feet while it is walking up the covers. I personally like to think of it as maybe all the dogs and yes Mr Cat has come into my life are just watching over me … but it is a very freaky thing to experience.
I am also one of those people who have experienced smells of flowers when there aren’t any or air fresheners and I have experienced seeing images in mirrors of people who have passed that were dear to me in my life. Again I would like to think of all of these experiences as people and animals who watching over me, because they know how much I love and miss them.
I had this experience about 10 yrs ago and never knew other people did too! In my experience (like others), I feel the paws stepping, starting at the foot of my bed, walk along my left side, go around my head, and down my right side towards my feet and it seems to leave just before it reaches my feet. I too would feel it right before I’m falling asleep. Many times I wanted to open my eyes and look but I could never move my body and would fall asleep in that instant. This happened when I was roommates with a woman who previously took care of her mother who apparently died (in the bedroom I slept in) and who had a cat that was very loyal. One night I managed to force my eyes open for about 1/2 a second right before falling asleep and I saw a long haired cat walk alongside my body towards my feet. Everything sort of glowed, as if I was looking through night vision goggles. It was just a flash image, as I fell asleep. I always thought I was just entering a dream. But once I actually saw the image, I figure maybe it was the cat’s spirit. It didn’t feel negative whatsoever. It actually felt like a protective thing. This is so neat to hear everyone’s stories. Thank you for starting this post!!
My first thoughts were if I Googled it I wouldn’t find anyone else experiencing the same mysterious cat walking but after I found your site and read all of the comments what a relief to know I am not alone. Yes, I too have the cat walking on my legs. At first I thought it was my imagination so the following night I turned off the lights, layed very still in bed and waited and that’s when I was absolutely sure I wasn’t going nuts. It started like a vibrating movement, a small bed shaking or better still like a minor seismic wave and then I felt the walking. For the life of me I too don’t have a clue what it is but I know as a fact that it is NOT evil because if it were we would had been afraid of it’s presence. I live alone with my cat, (my real cat) and at night she sleeps on my thigh, on my back, my upper arms, back, chest (depends which side I have turned to) and by doing this she gives me the impression she wants to protect me while I am asleep. Oh, and before I forget the invisible cat (?) visits us throughout the day too so it’s not only a night experience. I have many examples and one of them is that one early morning I was standing in front of the mirror brushing my teeth and I felt a hand touching me from behind and yet although I was staring right at the mirror I didn’t see anything standing behind me so in my case the cat (?) is not only interested in sharing my bed.
This morning at 4am in my dreams felt like animal was crawling towards me l wake up got fright there was nothing on my bed looking up to find out about this dream and what it means l am happy that there are other people who have experience the same thing l don’t have animals in my place
I also felt some cat on my bed, sometimes our cat used to sleep with us, so I have presume it was our cat, but sometimes there is no cat yet i feel bed sheet slightly move as of a weight of a cat this happen when i was in different place where no pets.
high probability of mind body signal miscommunication
Had strong perfume scent also smelt one occasion, looks like I’m getting old and there is too much information being processed in my body, hence some wrong outputs may produced random fluke
I looked this up because the same EXACT thing was happening to me. It will walk all around me. on me, I can feel it land on the bed. I had a trashbag on my bed earlier and I could hear it crinkle when the “CAT” walked. I thought it was all in my head, but literally as I felt it step down the bag would crinkle. Not that I’m saying it all couldn’t still be in my head. I’m sure it is, but there was no fan on, no vent no draft, and I’d been laying completely still..
About six weeks ago I started experiencing one, sometimes two, cats climbing into bed with me. I do not have any pets. Although I was initially full of trepidation, curiosity won out. So I started keeping a flashlight close by and whenever one of these cats would lay down on my bed (they liked to nestle up to me, usually by my feet or legs) I would try to catch them in the act and there would never be anything there. Even though I could still feel them on the bed and see/hear them purring. When I tried to touch the place where they were my hand found nothing there. They never made any sound and they never became visible. One afternoon while taking a nap I felt two of them join me in bed in broad daylight. Still couldn’t see anything but I had come prepared. I had brought a long piece of dental floss to bed with me and I figured if they were indeed cats then they should be interested in string. One cat was laying to my left and the other was down by my feet. I started tossing one end toward the cats in turn while maintaining my hold on my end. Sure enough, as I dragged the floss away from them they grabbed hold and I could feel them biting on the string as cats are likely to do. Also the string was becoming taut which could only happen if the other end of the string was being held by something or it had hung up on something. There was nothing among my blankets to cause it to hang up other than the cats. Since then, the one cat has taken to licking my left toe both while I lay in bed and also while I am seated at my computer desk. I can feel this animal lick my toe, place its paw across the toe as though holding it in place. The cat was on my lap once and likes to grab hold of my shorts as though trying to get my attention. The arrangement seems to be that I can’t initiate touching the cat but the cat is fine with touching me. When it licks my toe at the desk I can extend my toe a bit and often feel it’s cold, wet nose. I went to a psychiatrist, explained what was going on and she nonchalantly explained to me about audio and tactile hallucinations but I was well read on those things by then. So, I am currently on my third day of the script she gave me. The invisible cat has spent most of the afternoon licking my toe and is currently sitting behind me on my computer chair. I haven’t been able to find anything or anyone who has had this same experience. This cat is almost like a pet except I can’t see it, it doesn’t meow and I don’t have to supply it with food, water and a cat box. I will acknowledge that hallucinating is a possibility but this feels very real. The things the cat does around me are too much on the money for me to dismiss this as something completely impossible.
This began for me during menopause, perhaps because this is when I began having sleep issues. i would feel something jump on the bed, or the bed would vibrate like an earthquake was going on. I would wake up and something would be right in my face, either black or white, and it would immediately dart off. One night I woke and saw some black creature just sitting on the pillow next to me, when i blinked it was gone. Most of the time, it feels like they rush towards my face and wake me intentionally . This has been going on for over a year, and a couple of weeks ago I set up a camera in my bedroom so we could watch my dog while we are gone. It has night vision so I was hoping maybe I could catch something paranormal as well. At first I just saw a sparkle that looked almost like tv static. Then a couple of nights ago, one of the things blew in my face and woke me at 145am. I checked the camera footage at that exact time and it looks like a cat jumps on the foot of my bed, then shoots over to my face and wakes me. When I zoom in and take some stills of this, it looks almost like a monkey or a fairy!? I continued watching footage and at 5-6 am it looks like a bunch of entities surround my head and they have long probes or something dangling around my face, which i can obviously feel because i keep scratching my face. They are almost translucent so it is difficult to see. It really does look like they are picking at my head, or trying to extract something????? The one description I saw on another forum that said ‘the flying monkeys from Wizard of Oz’ is exactly what it looks like to me. I also see balls of light moving around the bed on the video.
This whole thing has really freaked me out. I haven’t been able to sleep in my bed since i saw the footage. i have magnets and orgone everywhere and i got a vibrating massage mat but i haven’t had the nerve to sleep in my room. i even had to go get anxiety and sleep meds. i have calmed down now but still too scared to sleep in my bed. i am a rational level headed person and this has really rattled me. i don’t understand what they are and where they come from and what they want from us.
Hi, Jules. Thanks for sharing your experience. I believe you. Lots of people are having these strange experiences, and they are increasing.
I haven’t felt the invisible cat on my bed lately, or whatever it is, but I had something frightening happen the other night. I was about to fall asleep, and I felt something pulling my blanket down. Instead of instinctively pulling it back up I immediately looked toward the foot of my bed. My cat was lying on the end sleeping, and I didn’t see anything else. It couldn’t have been him, so I don’t know what it was.
The entities you described reminded me of something my son told me about several years ago. He was just a child when this happened, and I’m sure he was telling the truth. My oldest son was sleeping in a reclining chair, and the television was off. My youngest son could see the reflection of little people or other beings of some sort examining his sleeping brother on the TV screen. He was too scared to do anything but continue to watch. To this day he swears they were in the room examining his brother, but they couldn’t be seen directly – only in the reflection of the TV screen.
When my oldest son woke up these beings disappeared. My youngest son told his brother what he saw, and he was upset that he didn’t chase them away or try to wake him up. He told him he was just too scared to move.
I have no idea what they were or what they wanted. I suppose some things will remain a mystery, at least for now.
I had this happen to me last night. I was just about to fall asleep and felt something light jump on the bed. I could hear the crinkling of the comforter. My cat passed away in Jan 2012 and his brother in Jan 2014. They both used to go to sleep at the end of the my feet. This didn’t really scare me and was sort of comforting but what really freaked me out was I felt like someone was watching me. Specifically a man and probably someone who had passed over. I knew someone was there other than the cat because I was afraid to even move. I was so tired that I just passed out but this is the first time I’ve ever had that feeling that someone is standing there watching over me. I know it was a man in my family who passed away. My mother is psychic and used to do it professionally and the gift has also been passed onto me but a lot of times I try to shut it out. I’ve done readings for people and can see people who have crossed over but not as though a ghost is standing there. It’s like seeing an old Polaroid picture. I think a lot about my 2 cats who have crossed over and they often come to me in my dreams. Maybe they will come back tonight.
Hi, Gary. Thanks for sharing your experience. I sincerely hope the script helps and it all goes away, but maybe it is real. We can’t all be hallucinating. I’ve had hundreds of comments on the topic. Best wishes to you. Feel free to comment here anytime.
I’m glad I’m not the only one who has a ghost cat. About an hour ago I was lying down on bed waiting for a call to get my roomate. I wasn’t there for5 minutes & then I felt a cat or something jump up on my bed. Walked up to the back of my head. I could feel it’s breath breathing on me. I havn’t had a pet cat for years. I slowly turned to look & nothing was there. Other times when I sit at my desk which is in my bedroom, my bed will make a creaking sound. This will happen every couple hours. Not sure if it’s a ghost cat or I’m losing it.
I’ve heard my ghost cat meow two times now at my headboard, behind my pillow.
It all started about a month ago. The jumping on the bed sensation, taking only a few steps (on my left side), kneading the covers, crawling between my legs and curling up and now the meows. If my Main Coon is on the bed with me it doesn’t happen. I would definitely know the difference between my super large cat and a ghost kitty. Very light steps and sounds like a kitten.
I don’t know what’s going on so I feel unsettled. I wish I could find some answers but don’t know where to turn.
I’ve had the same experiences I have never had a cat or a pet of my own, I’ve lived in this flat it’s a house converted to two flats for 6 years and only recently encounter the feelings of two cats on my bed one is a bigger cat it jumps onto the bed crawls up the bed turns around and crawls to my legs and settles there. The other I think is a kitten because I can feel it crawling up the side of the bed then walks up and down the bed and settles near my feet which is ok but it then Licks my feet which I don’t like and bites my toes I try to push it away but it comes back I keep pushing it away after about 10 minutes it gives in. I’ve pulled the duvet off and still feel then there but never see them. I would love to know how to rid of them.
I started having this experience about 1-2 months ago. I thought it was indeed my cat, so I started locking her out of the room at night. It continues to this day. It always goes up the same side, my left. Very soft and gentle footsteps, only a couple then stops. I never thought about this, but my ex had a cat that died a number of years ago and he used to visit us in bed at night…I wonder if it’s his spirit?
Mine comes up my left side also.
So…I’m pretty sure that what y’all are dealing with us an incubus/succubus. Incubi and succubi are entities that have sexual relations with humans. That explains why it doesn’t act up when you’re significant other is around. Google them and see if anything fits with your experiences. Good luck.
Hi. My hunband and I felt the same cat footsteps at times.
I have just been trying to sleep but as I have a blocked nose am unable to breathe properly and being a nose breather cannot sleep. Anyway, I propped my pillows to lay a bit more upright when I saw a shadowy movement walk right past my bed. This is the first visual of a presence I have experienced. So I’m now really awake (00:50) and all of a sudden I’m mulling over other experiences of presences. The first recollection is the times of feeling as if a cat is walking on my bed, so immediately I am impelled to Google this phenomenon and arrive on this webpage. I am amazed that so many people experience this too, but I’m bewildered why I suddenly had to Google it. Sometimes it even feels like the cat is padding me or the quilt and I can feel the full weight of the cat on me or the bed. There is never any sound. I seem to have attracted what I call visitations all my life, all different and in different residences. If it’s not been the feeling of a cat it’s been a person sitting on my bed. Or a sudden cold presence, different from the feeling of cold air. Or a strong smell that I have no association with or memory of. The strangest one of all is the feeling of someone stroking my forehead in the way of reassurance. On several occasions I have heard someone talk or whisper into my ear; this could be a single word or sentence. On one occasion I was awoken by a demanding shout of ” It’s happening” in my ear to find out somebody was trying to break into our house via the back door which was directly underneath where my bed was positioned in the bedroom. That one I was grateful for. 6 years ago I was invited to a clairvoyant night with friends from work where we had the option of either a group session with a clairvoyant or an individual sitting with a clairvoyant; of which there were 3 clairvoyants. Being quite a private person I opted for the latter. I decided to not say a single word so I would know if they were genuine and I was astounded as she described the Spirit that was there as an Aunt who had passed away a couple of years previous to perfection. I knew it was her as the Clairvoyant described things that nobody in that room knew as my Aunt had resided in Grimsby and everybody in that room I only knew through my place of work in Leicester. The fact that my Aunt had curly hair which she achieved through rag-rolling instead of curlers was described, as well as the kitchen she was standing in with the distinctive aga and the 3 matching vases filled with roses on the windowsill and the large tabby cat asleep on his bed that is hooked over the radiator at the far end of the kitchen! My message from her was to keep reading books as that is the best way to learn, which was something she always used to say to my Cousin and me. And then as I had sat back down to join my friends at the table another Clairvoyant came over to me and said ” You seem to attract attention from Spirits as 2 have followed you back to where you are sitting vying for your attention.” He then went on to describe my Husband’s Father and that he had died from a chronic lung disorder ( He died from Emphysaema) and then stated that I was to tell his son to stop smoking or he would go the same way. The other Spirit was described as a girl of about 9 to 11 years who had spent her life in a wheelchair with a severe disability that claimed her life. The Clairvoyant said she didn’t talk when she was alive but all was well now and she was blessed. My 1st Cousin had died at the age of 10 and was born with a severe disability; something like Trisome 13 or some gene that was carried by 2 of my Mum’s sisters. Anyway I can’t believe the accuracy of those 2 Clairvoyants. I would say that even though the feeling of some form of presence may freak me out as they happen I never experience any negative energy so I think of them as family or friends or previous pets which calms my nerves. But how weird to find that so many people experience the feeling of cats on the bed! Hey ho, what a strange world we live in. 🤔
I’ve experienced this as well. I have felt it jump on my bed and walk a couple of steps toward me then lay down. Then I feel nothing. Ive wondered if my cat Brave that died. But even after moving from the house I lived in when he died ive felt that at my new home.
I was thinking I am going nuts! Thanks all! I am not the only one… I feel that cat or whatever it was walking around my legs on my blanket. Once I was reading a book on the sofa and “the cat” just jumped and slammed the sofa really hard! I was so scared that all my body was shacking as if I’ve got electrocuted. There is something. I wish if someone would do some research🤨
I also feel the same movement as described,not only once but often.Funny thing being I’ve never been a cat owner or had a cat,ive always had dogs.But I feel the jump and landing on the bed and walking and just today it jerkred the bed pretty good as I layed in bed on my phone.This has happened to me now for a few years and it dont matter what bed,what house..I still experience it.I just wish I knew.God bless.
I am searching for this phenomenon a few years after it happened. Yes, it felt exactly like a cat jumped on my bed and I could feel the footsteps. It happened quite regularly and I never talked to people about it for obvious reasons- they would think I was crazy but more so I was quietly terrified. Other things happened in that house to me. I was in my husband’s room (we had separate bedrooms) and in the middle of the night there was all I can describe as a HUGE SMACK to the headboard behind me. My cat Lucy alerted me to a door swinging back and forth leading to the kitchen. It goes on and on but the end result was tragic. My husband went missing for 2 months and his severely decayed body was found about 4 miles from our house. We were married for 26 years. I dont experience the cat hauntings any longer. But things still fall off the wall in my boardinghouse where I now live. I have lost everything. The house, the cars, it is all gone. And I somehow believe that something drove my beloved husband insane. Like maybe just a cat.
Oh, Jane… I’m so sorry about your husband and for all of your loss. The cat is still a mystery to all of us here. I haven’t felt it lately, but something new happened the other night. I got into bed and felt something hard and small under my right foot. It felt like a dog biscuit or something similar. I knew nothing should be under the cover since the bed had been made. I got up fast, turned on the light, and threw the covers back. Nothing was there, but I know what I felt.
Hi I to have the cat jump on my bed. I’ve had it walk on me, and lay above my head on my pillow. It has weight, I could feel it step on my pillow and indent the pillow.This all started 5 years ago when my 30 year old mare died.I actually had to call a paranormal team out , because I was loosing so much sleep.I started arming myself with my camera and shot a lot of pictures around the room and caught a picture of a grey cat sitting on my bed. It followed me everywhere I slept. A dog on the bed keeps it away!! So does a spouse! Well it does go away, the first time it stayed for 3 months, until I was told to bury my mares blanket with her…long story.The next time it returned is when my sister was killed. 2,4,5 time it just seams to visit when someone close dies. May never know!!!
Yes it has happen to me as well that’s why I Google it an saw your post I have travel a lot an no matter where I go it still happend
Hi I have just googled this sensation out of desperation. And found this page. I’m so glad I’m not going crazy . I have the exact same feeling and could only describe it as though a cat was walking on top of my doona while I’m asleep. It happened so often and I was really scared at first. But then I started to get sneaky and try to catch it out. I could still feel it briefly after I was woken up but there was never anything there. After about 8 times over a few months. The sensation got heavier and once I thought there were 2 cats. One morning I felt really scared because I had become so familiar with the sensation but it changed and felt like a cat pounced on my bed ran up my body and attacked my neck . I reacted as though I was being attacked and I felt something retreat. I moved rooms and didn’t feel it for some time them it visited a couple of times but just walking feeling all over the doona. Then nothing for months. But last night it came back and it’s gone up a level. I first heard a disturbance and thought it might be one of my children then I felt something jump on the bed . It felt so convincing I still thought it was my 7 year old son. Then the bed shook. That’s when I asked who was there. Nothing and realised it was this sensation again. We don’t have cats.
Hi Susie: You have had quite an experience., At first it is very confusing, you almost look for other possibilities rather than confront the obvious. However, the sensation of being attacked has to leave you feeling so confused and helpless. I believe I read where a couple other commenters related a similar situation to yours.
Aside from the usual sensation of something walking on my bed, I experienced strange vibrational sensations in my legs It almost felt as if something was trying to penetrate my legs. Another time, I felt like a jackhammer was being taken to my right side….that was a most bizarre sensation that definitely got my heart racing.. What could cause that?
I was curious about their ability to return after an absence of a few months or more and you answered that for me. After being ‘visited’ for not quite a year, the visits and all sensations suddenly stopped in Jan this year. When they stopped it was so eerie..their absence was so palpable. It was like someone just flicked a switch….it was a powerful feeling that they were just gone.
However, based on your experience, their return certainly won’t come as a complete shock to me now.
Sounds like y’all need to Google incubus(if you’re female) and succubus(if you’re male).
I had the “cat walking on the bed” experience a short time ago (04:30am) – I was in bed, loosely awake with a rotten cold but suddenly wide awake! Scared the crap out of me, and I REALLY don’t scare easily!
I don’t know if this is coincidental, but we had to have one of our two cats put to sleep a few days ago due to a deteriorarating and serious illness, however none of our animals have ever slept on the bed with us at night (we keep them downstairs). We have had dogs and cats for over 25 years.
Perhaps this was a message of some sort, perhaps it was something my cold-addled mind made up, perhaps it was something more sinister. Whatever it was, I didn’t like it!
Hello Ian….welcome to the ‘club’…lol. After experiencing the same thing for a year, about two months ago the visitations abruptly stopped except for one morning last week when my husband walked into the bedroom. At that point I was still in bed, but suddenly felt that unmistakable sensation of something running across my legs….and that was it. Once again, it has not been back.
I am new to this phenomenon as well, and like yourself and all the others who have taken the time to write about their experiences, we would love to understand what this is.
It certainly would be helpful to me to know if others have also experienced the randomness of the visits, i.e. does it leave for days, weeks or months only to return? Along with knowing what this unseen entity is or why it visits certain people, it certainly would be interesting to know where it goes when it leaves.
There are times when I have a very strong sense of its presence even if I don’t feel it walking around on the bed. But, for the past two months, that sense of ‘something there’ has completely gone. So, just when I hope it has gone and I return to some type of comfort zone, will it suddenly return for all those night time visits once again?
Hopefully Ian you will find it comforting to know that most of those who have experienced this have not felt threatened or been physically harmed by this phenomenon.
I was doing some inner work (just working through my thoughts mostly), and decided to look into meditation and crystals, and stumbled onto a few articles about kundalini energy. I’m 24 years old was just trying to work out of a depression i had been in for a long time. I meditated to awaken the energy but thought i failed, and while i was researching online i felt it wake up, so i laid back and let flow as far as it could. I got it to the crown by the end of the day, but ever since I hit that level, weird stuff has been going on. I felt like there was something really bad around me for a while and I just kept telling myself it was positive and couldn’t hurt me, and after about 3 nights of not sleeping and barely sleeping during the day, the cats showed up. I think there’s either 2 or 3 of them, or 1 of them is still an entity that like to mess around, or maybe all. I admit the cats kinda make me feel safe, but at the same time I know that everything is mental, and if there’s 2 invisible cats sleeping with but some humanoid entity standing beside my bed and shaking it then I don’t know if I trust it still. My awakening came with a lot messages so i assume that i would be protected in a way, so i don’t really want to think bad about whatever is tapping on my walls and shaking my bed, but at the same time I can’t see it so idk. I’ve asked for divine help in clearing the house already so I feel like its a lack of trust or something but my intuition still tells me to be careful… i don’t know what to do. i was just messing around with meditation
Hi, Robert. I don’t know much about that particular subject, but I dealt with my bed shaking and other frightening experiences in a house where I lived several years ago. I wrote about some of my other experiences, and you can find links to those articles near the bottom of the page.
Although it was unnerving at first, the cat that I feel on my bed now doesn’t seem at all threatening. In fact, I’d say that 99% of those commenting here haven’t been harmed or felt any negativity from these feline entities – or whatever they are. I wonder if the other entity you described is aware of your awakening and they simply want to be noticed?
At first I thought that whatever shook my bed was trying to warn me or protect me, but I never figured it out. It didn’t follow when I moved. I often wonder if whoever lives there now experiences anything.
I think that meditation, binural beats, and hypnosis are all fine, but be very cautious of your source. The one that I trust is Jake Ducey @ jakeducey.com. I discovered him on YouTube last year, and he’s absolutely phenomenal. I highly recommend watching his videos, especially if you’re depressed. They’re inspiring, enlightening, and helpful. His YouTube videos, his hypnosis download, and some of his other info is free. Here’s a link to his YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/user/jakeducey Best wishes to you. 🙂
Last week I experienced the invisible cat walking around my legs and felt the mattress moving. I thought it was one of our cats, but they both wear a bell, and this was silent. I turned on a light and there was nothing to be seen. I got goosebumps. It was 4am and I had just gone to bed, but was still wide awake and even wider awake with pounding heart after the “event”. Said a prayer out loud but that didn’t stop it. Happened two nights in a row. I wish I knew what it was … what it means. Very unsettling. I am relieved that I’m not alone. I mentioned it to someone else who sleeps in the same bed (on nights when I’m not there – we are both carers) and she has experienced it too but didn’t want to say anything in case anyone thought she was nuts.
Hi, Nina. It feels good to know that you’re not alone. Like I’ve told others, I don’t think that you have anything to worry about. Although we don’t know exactly what it is or why it’s happening, most here aren’t reporting anything evil or harmful. 🙂
Ok at risk or being classed as witch I go to bed between two and five am I’m beset! paws on my face, hearing growls! and its every night. Only thing to slow it is my dog on the bed! got so desperate let her on on heat!, oh messy!, but snuffed in face, clawed. ok. scary stuff was when in my sleep grabbed one! squeezed it down, like kneading dough, let go n said no! go Away want to sleep!, then had a thud on my chest, couldn’t get up or move, was pinned, went cold, felt a cloud of cold around me, ne then put lamp on when could move ten mins later! now can’t sleep, dog on bed, or not, still getting pawed. then last night heard voices! a deep mans voice said… never feel hungry till I’m in a house, she isn’t up for it is she. God I want sleep not this, whats the answer,
Hi Debby….. So sorry to hear of your frightening experience. I know it won’t seem like much of an answer, but from what I have been able to discern here, the behaviour of this entity, phenomenon, whatever, seems to be changing. When I read of growling, scratching, hearing voices, howling, fighting cats, and in my case, panting, one has to ask if the nature of this mystery is morphing from a simple ‘cat walking on my bed’ to something more of a concern. As in my case which began last year, it began as the simple ‘cat walking on my bed’ feeling. And even though I have not had the same terrifying experiences as you, I do find that they are ramping up or changing.
Two days ago I reported that for the past three weeks I hadn’t experienced any strange sensations or feelings and the total absence of anything happening was so palpable that it created its own type of anxiety each night. However, that all changed early this morning As I was laying in bed waiting to get up, I sensed that something was happening, but it wasn’t the usual ‘walking’ feeling. I distinctly sensed that there was something around the bottom half of my body and as in the past, my legs began to ‘vibrate’ and for the first time ever, my back began to vibrate as well which took me by surprise.
Whatever this ‘unknown force’ is, my experiences have lead me to think that it can read minds and/or is within hearing distance to hear our conversations. As a result of the increasing number of people reporting these terrifying experiences who are not psychotic, prone to hallucinations, on drugs or have any kind of diagnosed mental disease, I am amazed that no paranormal group has decided to do some further research on this unknown phenomenon.
It’s almost impossible to give advice to anyone regarding this phenomenon b/c we don’t know what we are dealing with. However, what I tend to do, right or wrong, is to try and force myself to remain as calm as I can and not show fear in order to possibly remove some of their control. It is well known that some entities thrive on the fear generated by their victims.
Good luck Debby….Kim has been admirable in providing a really great support group for us here so please keep posting as it gives us an outlet in which to tell our stories and to express our fears and concerns. Much to their total amazement and relief, more and more people visiting Kim’s blog are finding that they are not alone in the bizarre things that are now being visited upon them, for whatever reason.
Hi again Debbie…..Sorry, but I neglected to address one very troublesome aspect of your experience and that is how you described “couldn’t get up or move, pinned down….could move ten minutes later”. This sounds like a classic case of sleep paralysis whereby the victim is aware of what is going on, but unable to move.
Over the years, one of the explanations for sleep paralysis has been associated with the UFO phenomenon and abductees of which much has been written. Another explanation comes from those who do brain research and attribute certain brain activity during sleep to the cause of sleep paralysis.
I experienced sleep paralysis three times about 25 yrs ago. I recall laying on the sofa late one night for my first experience, and in bed on the other two occasions. As you have written, it is truly frightening when all of a sudden you get this feeling of total panic when you realize you can’t move or yell out, even though you are aware of your surroundings. When it passes, you are left with a racing heart and a feeling of dread. But to think that the ‘cat walking on the bed’ may now be getting mixed in with other bizarre phenomenon is somewhat alarming in my view. We really do have to ask: what is going on?
Hi,I just wanted to say,I’m having the exact same experiences that the rest of you folks are having,with a few extras but I’m amazed I’m not the only one.
Hi….It would be interesting to hear what your ‘few extras’ are.
Perhaps it goes with the sheer unpredictable and unknown nature of this phenomenon, but since my 26 Jan report everything seems inexplicably back to normal except one strange occurrence two nights ago. A few mins after getting into bed, all of a sudden I felt as if someone had taken a jack hammer to my right hip. It wasn’t painful and even though I had no way of knowing how long it would persist, fortunately it lasted only a couple of mins. But b/c it was such an odd and new sensation and came on so suddenly it certainly caused my heart to race.
However, thankfully the lack of other activity in this area has decreased my anxiety level allowing me to sleep better but I have to wonder for how long. As I recall, one commenter reported that she also had a period of no activity, then two months later it began again.
I came across this site when searching for answers. I’ve experienced this same thing tonight and it’s either the second or third time that its happened. It’s like I’m dreaming but awake at the same time. I’m fully aware of my surrondings, and I know that I’m laying on my side. Then I feel something, it feels like a cat, jump onto my bed and walk up towards me. I can feel pressure on my bed. Last time it happened it was like the “cat” lied down next to me, it felt like a small circular pressure. I don’t currently have cats and it scares the shit out of me. Tonight I was able to force myself awake and I looked on my bed but everything was back to normal. I’ve had cats in the past and sometimes they would jump onto my bed to snuggle up to me. This experience always feels like a cat but it’s still scary. I’ve done some research (to avoid going back to sleep) and I found some interesting stuff about sleep paralysis. It’s where you are at the R.E.M. Stage of your sleep and at this point its when you start dreaming because your brain is active. The body also becomes paralyzed to prevent people from moving and acting out their dreams. Sleep paralysis happens at this stage but you are awake. You’re awake but can’t move your body and experience hallucinations. This is the most logical reason I could find. Of course there are others that claim it to be some paranormal entity. One a lighter note someone also said that if you feel something sleeping with you and the presence doesn’t feel threatening then it could be a deceased pet or partner from this life or a past life. The last part seems more comforting.
I’ve had very similar occurrences the last 3 years with what feels like a cat or dog jumping onto my mattress and sleeping next to me. I’ve also felt a person getting out of my bed in the mornings and it is very frightening (heart attack scary). I’ve researched much and discovered most things in nature and supernatural do not like Clove or Clove essential oils. I’ve had some success with spraying my room and bed with the Thieves Essential oil blend deluted in water. I’ve placed crystals and lucite wands in the corners of my home and clean it with burning white sage.
Hi, Kerry. I’ve also felt a person sitting on my bed. It happened every night when I lived in another home. I wrote on that topic too. It was terrifying! I haven’t experienced a person here, at least not on my bed, but I still feel the cat – if that’s what it is. Thanks for sharing your experiences. It would be worth trying the things you mentioned. I’d rather not feel anything that I can’t see.
I have had the feeling of someone sitting on the bed a couple times in my life. Once was while visiting my mother. They have reported seeing or hearing a couple different spirits in the past.
Hi, Jessica. That does sound like sleep paralysis. I think it’s also called lucid dreaming, unless that’s something else. I would think that’s what it was too in my case, but when it happens I haven’t fallen asleep. It’s shortly after lying down, but it doesn’t feel threatening. I’ve learned to ignore it. I’m feeling it less than I used to, but it still comes around now and then.
I came upon your web site looking for “sensation of cat” walking on my bed. I didn’t realize this was so common. I thought that it could be caused by slight spasms or tremor from awakening. I feel it on the side of the bed or at my feet and walking towards my head. At that time, I’ve looked and moved – nothing there. The last time I felt this, I believe I saw movement of my door closing, just slightly. But that was enough! And I yelled for (it?)to get out. Felt slightly defensive toward it as it wasn’t to be here. I’ve had many experiences and wrote them in my limited biography to my children for future reading. (I’m in my 70’s). I’ve had prayers answered quickly,and heard a voice (1 time) answer my question while in prayer (a real voice) – others would think I’m crazy or odd. Had a visit from my Grandmother and Mother from the other side, dreams to come true and many others. I believe there is much more than our eyes can see. Thank you for letting me voice some of this. I feel I can’t tell others, but yet I know there are many who could tell stories..we just don’t talk about it.
Hi, Sharon. Thanks for sharing your experiences. In the past we wouldn’t talk about these things because it wasn’t widely accepted. People would have thought we were crazy. I believe everything you’ve said. I’ve had many experiences too, and I also think there is much more than meets the eye in our world. There are things we aren’t supposed to understand for now.
The exact same thing has been happening to me for almost a year. The only difference is the first time i heard my closet door open then a big meow and then a few secs later jump on my bed. Another thing it does is walk up n down my body from one side down to my feet n up the other side. It also breathes on my face occasionaly. It has never did anything bad to me tho.
Hi, Dan. This is going to sound funny, but I put my extra pillows in front of the closet door before getting into bed. That way I don’t have to worry about the closet. I know it’s a false sense of security, but whatever works. Like you said, it doesn’t do anything bad though. I just wish it would find somewhere else to go.
Hi Kim: I have the same experience/sensation quite often — I found this thread by searching “ghost cat mattress,” and I’m encouraged to see that many others have felt this. The feeling is so vivid, and it occurs on different parts of my bed; I have pretty much stopped swiping my arm or leg to see if anything is there. I’ve decided that it is benign, if not benevolent, and try to be comforted by it 🙂
Joe in Pasadena
Hi, Joe. I agree with your decision. It makes sense. If whatever it is had evil intentions I’m sure it would have acted by now. Most people sharing their experience here haven’t mentioned being harmed. Maybe these ‘cats’ are drawn to kind people. 🙂 I’ve been feeling it again lately, but I’m not feeling walking. It lies down near my feet, and I feel the blanket move as if it’s trying to get comfortable. Thanks for stopping by and commenting.
Looks like no one here has any real answers. This past year I have had same problem, I want it to go away, it’s spooky to me, can’t tell if it is animal or human. I feel someone walking or crawling on my bed soon as I lay down, I noticed it always has to be behind me. I also feel it walking on my legs, touching my shoulder’s. I can’t sleep because of this.
I’m sorry that’s happening to you, Stella. I would sleep with a small light on if you aren’t already. I don’t know if it would make a difference or not, but it’s worth a try. I had a new problem last night. I was watching YouTube videos in bed, and this time it didn’t feel like a cat. I felt someone or something moving the blanket down by my leg. I waited to be sure I was really feeling the blanket moving. I’m sure it was, but there was no explanation for the way it was moving. I finally got up the nerve to look. Nothing was there, but I didn’t wait to see if it would move more. I kicked toward it and turned onto my other side. I hope I don’t feel it tonight. I won’t be able to sleep either.
I have been feeling something walking on my bed too.its starts from the bottom as soon as I close my eyes.a second is all it takes to start moving.. been going on for 2 weeks every single night.having breathing in my room also.lot of times now it follows me.spent the night at my boyfriend’s house.mind you I’m 62 yrs old..not a kid…and the breathing entity.came too….4 yrs now this is getting ridiculous breathing loud and now a kitten or whatever it is is very active.i now sleep with a light on because I don’t know what it is ……..I wake up every morning feeling ok so it’s not hurting me…thank God.i have read recently it has happened to others also. Crazy stuff.it can leave anytime ..I’m tired of it…why why why
Hi, Marie. I’d like to know why too. I’m 52 years old and this phenomena didn’t start until about five years ago. Hundreds of people have steadily responded to my article. I had never heard of this happening before I experienced it, did you? It sounds funny, but I also sleep with a small light on. I couldn’t sleep in total darkness, especially when something uninvited is on my bed. I’m not as fearful as I was at first. Like Joe Brown said in his comment, it must be benign. What he said makes sense. If it were evil it would have harmed us by now. On the bright side, most people posting here haven’t mentioned being harmed.
I had no idea there would be so many people replying to this question! I don’t ever feel as though there is any malevolent intention. I just feel the cat walking on the bed this morning I was sitting in bed reading and I looked at I felt the cat walking well I have two other cats, so I thought it was one of them and I looked up there was no one on the bed except for me. But I clearly felt a catwalk from up near my shoulders for my antique cat who just died several months ago used to lie down walk down my body across my fate and then nothing more I can feel a jumping or hear any sound. So I said is that you and said his name I feel it a lot I don’t feel him lying down next to me I don’t feel any breath in my face I just feel him walking he was also he didn’t work that much. I find it comforting but also it makes me very sad because I miss him
Well I should have read it before I posted. He was 23 when he died and he weighed probably 9 lb so not that much. So the the step I feel on the bed is very light. At night when I feel it I do sometimes reach over to see if which of the two cats it is and then there’s no one there. But sometimes they walk across the bed and jump off. But you know how you can always tell if a cat is actually jumped off the bed that’s not what happens. I have his ashes here in the house but I don’t think that’s relevant. But today, today when it was broad daylight and I felt the walking on the bed and I can see there was not anything there that was interesting. But not I hasten to add, alarming! In fact I was rather glad because it really made me aware that I wasn’t dreaming this stuff!
Hi, JR. Our thread is becoming long a narrow now. Feel free to start a new one. 🙂 I’m still experiencing it too. I feel it down toward the foot of the bed. Thankfully it isn’t coming closer – that I know of. However, I have felt pressure on the mattress next to my arm and wonder if that’s what it was.
Hi Marie, Your experience sounds exactly like mine. Tonight I am trying to sleep…with lights on. Someting pressed my legs while I was totally awake, reading a book in my bed. Then it jumped over me landed close to my head. I am not crazy and I know what I felt. It felt way heavier than cat. It was something like about 4 or 5 years old kid… What it could be? I am scared. Something is here in my apartment. Earlier this month, one night about 1 am I woke up suddenly and saw a man standing right next to my bed, starring at me. He disappeared within 2 or 3 seconds. Last thing disappeared was his eyes. It wasn’t a dream. All my body was shaking uncontrollably. Don’t know what to do.
That is so frightening, Enie. We’re all assuming these are cats and in most cases that’s what they seem to be, but maybe something larger would be a big dog rather than a person? I know that doesn’t really help, but I’d rather think it’s a dog than something else. Seeing a man would be terrifying! My mom saw a man dressed in old-fashioned clothes and a top hat. That wasn’t all. He had a dog with him. That’s why I’m wondering if what you feel on the bed is a dog rather than a child.
Hi Maria…I can certainly appreciate your story. Even though I haven’t had any ‘bed visitations’ for the past three weeks or so, around 6am this morning I had a new experience: I heard what sounded like an animal ‘panting’. Being an unusual sound to hear so early in the morning and not hearing this before unnerved me causing my heart to beat a bit faster. I immediately sat up, listened and looked around the room (yes, I sleep with a light on now) to see if my dog was around, but she wasn’t there….she’s seldom in my room. As a matter of fact, I can’t even remember the last time I heard her ‘pant’. A few minutes later it happened again and then it stopped.
I have to wonder if this phenomenon has some form of innate intelligence or psychic ability to be able to hear what we are saying/thinking wherever we are. For example, a couple of months ago, while out in the car, I casually mentioned to my husband that ‘my friend’ hadn’t been around for a week or more. That night, it showed up. One morning on another occasion during breakfast, I mentioned that I found it strange that it has never shown up when I lay down for a nap in the morning. That very morning while laying there thinking about getting up from my nap, I felt three loud frightening thumps on the left side of my bed, almost like someone taking a fist and pounding on the bed. Not amused, I immediately thought my husband was joking around so I sat up and rather angrily said ‘what’s going on?’ He wasn’t even upstairs. That really unnerved me b/c whatever pounded on my bed did so in a very angry manner, almost as if it was demanding attention. I think I can assume that was no cat.
Whatever, this is, I took from these two experiences that this phenomenon seems to have the power or ability to enter our lives at will. And, perhaps like Shamans, they can shape-shift (change) even though we can’t see them. Also, from these experiences, the latter one in particular, I have now developed a deeper respect for this entity/mystery/phenomenon/whatever. However, I can’t help but think that it must have somehow been aware of that breakfast conversation and my remarks about it never making an appearance during morning naps. Coincidence?
Yes Stella, Exactly! It’s creepy and I can’t sleep.
Hi Stella, I’ve had this happening for many years. I’ve tried so many things to get rid of them and the only thing I find that works is vibration. I’ve gone through many, many motors from vibrating pillows, massage belts, etc. My latest belt finally wore down so they are here in full force. It feels like they try to enter inside me but mostly walk around and lay by my side. I wouldn’t mind if that’s all they did but when I feel them getting close to my bum, I freak out. Good luck, Stella.
I was brought here by googling “feels like cat on my bed.” I’ve had this for many, many years and in multiple places we’ve lived. We had one cat who passed away in 1993, but this even happened before that. It happened just last night, as a matter of fact. My husband gave me “the look” when I used to mention it, so I don’t anymore.
It only happens when I’m alone in bed, not when he is there. I was surprised to find that this is not that uncommon. I don’t know what it is, but I know I’m not even close to being asleep; in fact, it has happened when I’ve been wide awake but in bed. It’s only in bed…never if I’m lying on the couch.
These are also times when I’m in bed that I also hear what sounds like voices speaking and I can’t understand what they’re saying. Sometimes it sounds like one voice giving a speech and other times, it sounds like people having a conversation. This has also been going on my entire life.
I swear I’m not mentally ill or an attention-seeking flake. I have no idea what these phenomena are but It has puzzled me my whole life.
Hi, Gail. I know exactly what you mean. I’ve also felt ‘the cat’ on the couch and the arm of my recliner. Sometimes it feels like the upholstery is being pushed down by the weight of something next to my arm or my body. I feel it next to me, but I don’t always feel it land after jumping onto the furniture. I hope that makes sense.
I’ve also heard the types of voices you’re talking about, and I’m not mental either. Well… some would say otherwise. LOL In all seriousness, I am a sane person. I can’t understand the voices either. Sometimes it sounds like a mass of people all speaking at once like they’re in a crowd. Other times it’s just one person speaking, but I can’t make out any of the words. I wrote about that too.
One time in particular I was lying in bed by myself. My husband was out of town. I heard what sounded like an old-time radio announcer. He would speak for a minute, and music that sounded like old country and western songs would play for a couple of minutes. They would end and he would talk again. He spoke slowly, and he had a southern accent. It was like I was hearing an old country and western radio station from a very long time ago. I tried to make out what he was saying, but it was muffled. That’s the only way I can describe it.
I turned off my fan and got up to look around the house. The music and speaking instantly stopped. I even opened the front door to see if it was coming from outside. It was completely silent. I got back into bed and it started up again. I ignored it and went to sleep. I couldn’t do anything else to get rid of it.
I’ve had experiences throughout my life too. I could tell you story after story. Thanks for sharing your experiences here. No one will call you or anyone else crazy on my site. If they do their comment will be deleted a.s.a.p. Feel free to come back and share more. 🙂
After reading your comment Kim, I couldn’t help but think of the old Shakespearean quote from “Hamlet” where he says to Horatio, “there are more things in heaven and earth Horatio than are dreamt of in your philosophy”.
Since Spring of 2017, I, too, have been having my own strange visitations that at first were totally unnerving as we have never owned a cat, but the previous owners did and until I decided to do some further research I was almost blown away, like many others, by the countless stories that exist out there on this mystery.
I have read the many comments on your blogs and other web sites and find that in almost every case, there are so many commonalities, but differences as well that I can relate to. Much has been written about it, but could one possible explanation be the colliding of parallel universes?
Hi, Ann. Thanks for reading and taking the time to comment. Maybe it is the combination of parallel universes or dimensions. If that’s the case, they may be noticing us too and asking the same questions.
I too think it’s a parallel universe. I have the same encounters of the animals in my bed. Not only do I feel and hear it, but I can smell it also. It smells like an animal. A furry animal. Like a cat. I once woke up with 3 scratches on my stomach. Like a cat scratch me. I feel like a cat or puppy licks me all the time. Especially when I’m cooking or eating. It’s strange. I’m use to it because it’s been 3 years..
Yikes…it’s one thing to experience the unexplained nightly walking of something one can’t see on their bed, but to be licked, scratched, to be able to smell them, etc….that would be difficult to handle. I don’t know why it has happened, perhaps it simply goes with the mystery of this phenomenon and we just have to accept it, but for the past three weeks I have had absolutely no indication of its presence whatsoever! Now I have to wonder: is this usual, will it return? But each night I still go to bed and await that ‘feeling’. Here’s wishing you all the best DeWitt…yours is certainly a more compelling case.
Hi Ann I sometimes have weeks with no encounter. Then all of a sudden I start to get many. It’s weird I tell my wife and son and they don’t know what I’m talking about. As of today I felt the entity walk on my pillow while I lay down. I once was sitting in a chair in my bedroom watching tv while my wife was in bed sleep, and l seen an outline of a small animal. It was outline in black but I couldn’t see the whole thing if that make sense. It jump on bed and came right beside my wife( who is also named Ann lol). She felt it and rolled the other way. The entity got scared and ran the other way. I woke my wife up and asked her about it and she didn’t know what I was talking about.I had many a counters over 3 years.I once was in an almost sleep state not quite sleep knowing my surroundings and I seen a black cat looking up at me at my feet. I woke all the way up and jumped up and the cat was gone. We don’t have any animals . I talked to doctors it the look at me like I’m crazy. I don’t do drugs. So I just learn to accept it
I also had a strange encounter with a ‘black cat’. I sit at night before bed putting drops in my eyes with my feet propped up on the bed watching TV. One night I noticed something black appearing in the middle of the bed, but it came and went so fast…so shocking.
However, there was no denying it was the outline of a black cat! I knew it actually happened b/c as I am trying to come to terms with what I just witnessed, my heart began beating a bit faster. I haven’t seen it again, but that was an experience I shall never forget. And, to think your experience has been with a black cat as well.
It would appear that I shouldn’t expect much success at ridding myself of its presence as this phenomenon has the ability to appear/disappear at will: we have absolutely no control over its coming or going. I am amazed that with the number of respondents here, some paranormal group hasn’t begun an investigation into this mystery.
I believe we have a gift kinda like a psychic or something…some try to label us crazy. But I call it a gift…
Yes I had the same issue with the cat. It comes and goes for 6 years now. In the beginning I did contact a paranormal team. Their research was interesting.A dog on the bottom of the bed keeps it away so does another person.i believe it is a gift but it bothers me!!!
I’m pretty sure y’all are dealing with incubus.
Just this morning I had this happen. I’ve experienced it before, several times. This morning I was wide awake, contemplating getting up. The feeling was like a larger animal jumping off the bed. I do know that this feels like as I have both cats and a dog. None slept with me last night and none were in my room (upstairs, 2 doors closed between). It was a heavier shake of the bed as an animal leaving. Shining my light around the dark room turned up mothing
Hi, Wolfie. It’s a very weird feeling. Thanks for sharing your story. I’ve had it happen lately too. I thought for sure my husband’s cat was on my bed but nothing was there. She wasn’t even in the room.
Hi Kim, Wolfie and other commenters: Just curious to know how, or if, your cats respond to this unseen and mysterious ‘presence’. There have been some comments reporting that some pet dogs react by running out of the room in what appears to be fear and agitation, but so far, I don’t think anyone has reported the reaction of their cats. I think most of us are aware that cats have been accorded special places throughout history, developing an almost supernatural and ‘nine lives’ reputation. Is it possible they recognize kindred spirits?
Hi, Ann. I think my cats sense their presence, and I think they guard me. One lies right next to my head and looks over the edge of the bed as if he’s waiting for something on the floor. The other one lies on the end of the bed and watches the door and the floor. My shih-tzu has been acting very weird. He stands outside of my room and won’t come in unless I go out, and he doesn’t stay in there at night anymore or any longer than he has to. I keep his water bowl and food in my room. I’m not feeling the walking as much these days, but I’m feeling something more unnerving. I can feel the edge of the mattress sink down. I don’t think it’s a person because it’s too small, but something is causing it. I actually feel the mattress go down right next to my arm or leg. Maybe it jumps up from the floor and lies down where it lands. I have no explanation.
Hi Kim: I cancertainly relate to the problem your dog has b/c for the past year, our 14yr old Poodle has avoided the master bedroom even though we placed a set of stairs at the bottom side of the bed making it easier for her to climb up on the bed if she wants to. I can’t say for certain whether she is avoiding the master bedroom as a result of this phenomenon, but I certainly can’t rule it out.
Also, as I mentioned, for the past three weeks or so I have not had the distinct feeling of something walking on my bed, but I have heard ‘panting’ twice on one night, which was totally unnerving and new.
I sense that somehow, this phenomenon seems to be changing. With no recent walking on the bed sensation, I now have a feeling or awareness at night that there is something in the room inducing some anxiety and therefore, sleep problems. And, it doesn’t help when I hear the odd ‘thud’ and other unexplained noises that I don’t recall hearing before.
The only other strange thing I experience when I get into bed, which only happens with the ‘walking sensation’ or the ‘awareness of a presence’ in the room, is that I have the strangest sensation that my legs are vibrating like a tuning fork (not to be confused with ‘restless leg syndrome, which I have had from time to time.) It’s almost as if something is trying to draw something out of me. If there is such a thing as a ‘life force’, could this be what they are after? So many questions…..
Strange you should mention the vibrating, Ann. I’ve noticed my bed slightly vibrating, and I don’t have an explanation. It happened a few times now, and I couldn’t tell if it was just my legs or the entire mattress. I tried to ignore it because I was scared.
A train track runs through the area about five miles away, but I didn’t hear the train when it happened. I was hoping I would, but I’m sure that wasn’t it. I’ve lived here for several years, and it hasn’t happened before.
I’ve felt as if my blanket is being slowly pulled down too. I have to keep it tucked under my body. I know all of this sounds strange, but it’s really happening. Most of the time I ignore it, but these things have also kept me awake.
If this thread becomes too long feel free to start another. They become more and more narrow, but the site will accept up to ten nested threads.
What no reply? My story too weird for you. It’s a fact all the women in my family have spoken about the cat that visits them. I’ve experienced it twice and I’m not afraid of it just curious. Clearly with all these posts, it is a real thing that I believe deserves some investigating. Thanks for posting your story so we all can talk about it. I don’t know if it’s related to the illnesses and bad luck but sure is coincidental in my family anyways.
Hi, Myra. I”m so sorry. I was going to reply to your post and the others I missed. Somehow it skipped my mind. The site was down almost all day yesterday and it was up and down over the past several weeks. I was worried about it and forgot about messages. It’s not my site, but I post my articles and stories here. 🙂
Anyway, nothing is too weird for me. I would be terrified to see that cat if I thought it forewarned death. Please try not to worry though. If your mom saw the cat and passed away two years later maybe it’s not connected.
The women in my family tune into those things too, especially my mom. She was sleeping when she felt something or someone blow on her face three times. She didn’t open her eyes to look. She couldn’t. There were three deaths in the family – all unrelated and at various times. Maybe it was a warning and maybe it was a coincidence. It’s hard to say since they were all older people who weren’t well. I’ve heard of live cats that predicted death. Maybe someone else will respond too.
I too have found this presence of this cat to show up before a death. This is troubling, but it has also showed up after a death. Very troubling, but it never harms me, I just loose a lot of sleep. Sometimes I start smacking my bed with a pillow everywhere, but it comes right back!
Hi there I have experienced cats jumping on the bed and then flick the light on and there is nothing there it is very unnerving but I think it’s just ghost cats hanging out Nothing to really worry about…
I’ve come to that conclusion too. I still experience the mystery cat(s), but I’m used to them now.
I just saw a dream , my College campus is 100 years old , and infested with cats . Many cats have died here . In my dream I saw a cat claw marks being made automatically as the cat ( now invisible) was walking towards us . I was the first to notice it , I blocked it’s way with my Feet hoping to feel it physically but it instead started to walk on the door ( Feet marks in the damp floor ) against gravity ! My friend freaked out and I had to console . PS. This was a dream only and I have had read a book in childhood named ‘the cat spirit ‘
Hi, Sourabh, That’s a very scary dream! I suppose if you’re seeing cats all of the time and read a scary book about cats your mind could create that type of dream. Thanks for sharing.
I experience the same feeling of a cat walking on my bed. I bought my house six years ago, and don’t have the history of who lived here before us. It always seems to happen right before drifting off to sleep. To find out that other people have been experiencing the same thing is very comforting. I was just telling a friend about this happening to me today. I found it so strange that decided to google it to see if there was an explaination for it, and was shocked to find everyone’s post. I have a fairly new bed and thought it might the pocketed coils, but unless we all have the same beauty rest bed, it probably really is a cat ghost!
I have something, dog or cat that starts jumping or walking on my bed every morning at 6 am; not kidding. I don’t own either. The other morning it was behind my head, pulling his paws down the back of my hair. I prayed, blessed my room with oil, it left for a week, it is back. I am going to smudge next week, I am tired of it. One time I felt it jump off the corner of my bed, I heard it’s nails hit the floor.
Wow. That’s creepy.
I was googling this because I too get the same feeling. Like a cat has jumped on the bed but none are there. I own cats. I know what it feels like when they jump on the bed. I can feel it and hear it. I’ve had 2 cats that had passed since I bought my house 6 years ago. Maybe it’s one of them. Sometimes I swear I see a one of them out of the corner of my eye but do a double take and nothing is there either.
It’s so interesting that so many others have felt this. Good luck with yours. Mine don’t mess with my pillow. It’s always at the foot of the bed. Sometimes on the left side (like a few minutes ago) and other times on the right side of the bed. I’ve even called for my cat after feeling it or looked to see which it was before only to find out no one is there.
Hi, Pat. I tried to think of a rational explanation too at first. I thought maybe it seemed to feel that way, but nothing made sense. I also wonder why it hadn’t happened before if a mattress or fan blowing could cause that feeling. The first time I felt it I was sure it was a cat, but nothing was there. I wonder if we’ll ever know? Thanks for sharing your experience.
I’ve never owned a cat and last night while I was sleeping on my couch, I felt like a couple of cats were fighting right next to my head. It felt so real, the couch and pillows moved and I could clearly hear the cat screeches. I tried to wake up and move but I felt paralyzed. When I finally did get the chance to move I awoke and started hitting the pillows to see if there were cats there. There was nothing. I was a little scared to be honest, especially because I felt paralyzed for a good minute. It was 4:14 am when I had finally woke up. I didn’t know how to feel other than frightened. I ended up going back to sleep but in my bed instead of the couch because I was scared there was cats in my couch. This was my second experience feeling an “invisible cat” near me or on me.
I wonder if it could have been sleep paralysis, Luisa? I’m not saying that it is since I really don’t know. Look it up and see if it sounds like what you experienced. I would have been afraid too, but maybe it’s nothing to be scared of.
I have felt this a couple times, I have a cat that is outside. It freaks me out. I can feel it walk towards me. I am afraid to move or look. I just start praying for my guardian angels to help me and it stops. Glad to know I’m not alone.
I used to be afraid too, but I’m not anymore. I figure now if it were going to hurt me it would have already. Praying is the right thing to do, and it works for you. I prayed silently in my mind when I was too afraid to react.
Oh my god I can’t believe I’ve found this! I have had the exact same experience for years after my cat Yogi passed away. I never got another cat after him but sometimes I swear I could feel him jump up and walk around the foot of my bed while I was trying to sleep. I would wait for a while to make sure I wasn’t just imagining it and then I’d quickly look and nothing would be there… I’t makes me cry everytime. It happened just the other night and it made me wonder if other people had experienced this as well.
Welcome, Rose. Countless people are having similar experiences. Some think it’s the ghost of a cat they knew while for others it’s something frightening. I’ve had experiences with pets that have passed on too. They’re still around us. 😀
yes we recently lost a very dear cat he died in my room i sometimes feel like he crawling on my bed when i turn the lights off to spleep
I have had similar experiences of feeling a cat walking on my bed. I have 2 cats now and have had 3 others that have passed away. The most recent time was a few nights ago. I woke up feeling a cat walking on my bed – neither cat was in the room, but my dog was pacing back and forth and turning around in circles in my bedroom. He seemed distressed. It was unnerving, but I am hoping it will happen again sometime so I can pay closer attention.
Sorry for the late reply. It seems your dog knew something was in your room, especially if he doesn’t usually act that way. We can’t all be crazy. It is unnerving, but I’ve never seen anything, at least not in bed. I did see a dark cat walking toward my recliner with an open mouth as if it were hollering at me, and it disappeared underneath the footrest. I had just woke up and wondered if I imagined it, but with the walking on the bed, I don’t think so. Maybe it’s my husband’s dead cat or something else. He doesn’t believe it. At least I’m not the only one. I wrote the post in the hopes that I wasn’t losing my mind. lol
Ive had the same experience im my mothers house. I remember it happening quite a few times when I was younger. I never experienced it after I moved from her house. I stayed with her about 20 years later and it started again. The last time it happened i let it walk all the way to my head and i could hear it breath…. and then in a deafening whisper it said “Do as your told”. I had problems with that ear for months afterward…. it felt like my eardrum was damaged…. I know i wasnt dreaming because it had woken me up minutes before and i kicked my feet thimking it was a cat walking on the bed.
That is terrifying, Rob! Someone recently asked if anyone had ever been harmed. Thanks for sharing your experience.
Yes I woke up the other morning(10/30/17) with two sets of cat scratches(four claw marks on each set) on my right shoulder. I never felt it happening when done, but it felt sore the morning I found it on my shoulder. Has anyone found a way to banish these creatures from their homes? Would love to know how to do it. johndeere
I had the same experience in our current home that my husband and I bought 17 years ago. The first 5 or 7 years we were here I felt what I thought was my cat jump onto the bed, walk toward me and curl up by my hip or side. I would reach down to pet her and….nothing there! I would jump up and turn on light and no cat anywhere! Once or twice i went looking for my cat and found her sleeping elsewhere in the house. For a while it was nearly a nightly experience. Always while I was still wide awake shortly after turning off the lights. My husband (a heavy sleeper) thought I was nuts. A couple times my cat was asleep next to me in the bed when the phantom kitty came. It stopped for a year or two then happened again for a couple months then stopped again. Its been years since the last visit. Oddly..it appeared to stop for good after my cat died at age 24. I had her for her whole life. I remember wishing to feel her next to me as a ghost but…..nothing after she died. I just saw a show on TV talking about others with similar experience and decided to google. Apparently we’re not alone! I kind of miss my phantom kitty and desperately miss my real kitty…..I know it was not imagination. I am not a believer in ghosts or supernatural etc. But this happened!
So I have been laying in bed at night close to one side of the bed with my back turned to the rest of the bed and I have 2 cats now and no cats that have ever passed away well maybe when I was younger but can’t remember I live in a rental and sometimes at night I feel a cat jump on my bed from the floor I look or reach out my hand thinking it might be my cat but no cats there at all. I don’t know what it is. I call it ghost cat… Not sure what it is thou…
This has been happening to me for about a year and a half. I have three cats but they do not sleep with me – ever. I think it is because I have a cpap machine. When I first felt something jump up on the bed, i would always lay very still hoping one of my real cats would snuggle up. But that’s all I felt, the jump onto the bed, no walking on the bed. I’d just think one of them jumped up then down real quick. But it happened more and I would try to see which one it was. Then I began to feel it jump up and then walk a little ways but never settle in. I began to feel it was not one of my cats but something else. But I never gave it much thought in the light of day.
Then one morning, my son said, “The strangest thing happened to me last night”. And he told me he got up to go to the bathroom during the night – then went back to bed. He shuts his bedroom door always because my cats have chewed on his ethernet cables. He felt a cat jump on his bed. He wants them out right away and turns on the light – nothing. He was tired and figured they were now under his bed and it was too much effort to get them out. So he went back to sleep. When he got up in the morning he opened his door and all three of my cats were waiting in the hallway for him! Now we have proof it isn’t one of my cats! Very bazaar.
So NOW I’m creeped out. I’ve felt it a couple of times since my son did – fairly normal but a little more walking around. Then a third time, more activity . . . It seemed to be jumping up and down and up and down.
Then last night I felt it jump up on the side at the head of my bed. Like a very heavy landing. I was just about to drift off and it startled me quite a bit and my heart began to pound like crazy and I felt like it ran up to my face. My mind was kind of buzzing with adrenaline I guess but still in that almost asleep state where you wake up kind of confused. I was trying to get it away. It all happened in a split second. But I’m unnerved by it and that’s what prompted me to search online and I found this conversation.
OMG! I’m not imagining it. I thought at first it was a neuropathy issue, but the weight is too heavy on my body, as if my cat is walking on me. A couple of times, I’ve even told my cat to wait until later, because he wakes me up and likes to be petted on top of me, but he wasn’t there. It freaked me out. Sometimes the weight gets even heavier behind me, as I’m sleeping and feels warm and nothing is there, I’m assuming that my husband is still in bed. It’s so strange. I’m so glad I’m not going crazy, but now I don’t know if I should be scared. I suffer from panic attacks. Has anyone ever been hurt?
Hi, Linda. I agree completely. It’s not imagined. and even if it was we couldn’t all be imagining this. I’d like to know if anyone has ever been hurt by what seems to be a cat too. A long time ago I had the feeling of someone sitting on my bed every night. That was at different house. I could feel the covers tightening around me as if someone was tucking me in, and sometimes the bed would shake. I prayed but while I was praying it seemed to escalate. It got to where I said my prayers as fast as I could because it seemed to bring it on faster. I was scratched by someone or something one night. I woke up to feel burning pain in my foot. I had three bloody scratch marks. I thought maybe my cat did it, but I wasn’t sure. So many strange things happened in that house. It wasn’t a cat. I could share so many more strange things that happened in that house. In the new house I’ve only experienced a cat or something that seems like a cat. I’ve seen it. I woke up in the reclining chair in the basement and saw a dark colored cat moving quickly toward the chair. It’s mouth was open as if it were meowing or hollering, but I couldn’t hear the sound. It was almost as solid as a real cat but something was different about it. For lack of a better description it was kind of fuzzy and two dimensional instead of like a living being. It disappeared into the bottom of the chair. I thought I was imagining it at the time since I had just woke up, but then I felt the walking and pressure on the bed.
Oh my God, I loved your story. Everyone tells me I’m crazy or it’s my medicine making me dream these things. I knew I wasn’t crazy. For the last year or so I’ve been feeling something nudge my bed or something sit on the bed. Well, about a year ago I started feeling something jump up on the bed and walk around. Well in the past 3 or 4 months I’ve been feeling it get closer and now I can feel it purring and like you my body gets warm where ever it lays. Sometimes I can feel it using it is paws opening and closing them on the blanket. Thank you for letting me know I’m not crazy. Carol
Thanks, Carol. You are definitely NOT crazy! This has been happening to more and more people in alarming numbers. We’re not sure exactly what it is, but it feels just like a cat.
Come back again to read other accounts of this strange phenomenon. Thanks for sharing your experience. 🙂
When I was a child the elderly women on my mother’s side of the family spoke of an invisible cat that sometimes would visit them some say it would brush up against your leg or just sit by them they also said afterwards someone usually a woman in the family became sick and passed away so we’ve always taking it as a warning. When I got older the cat came to visit me very strong visit pulled on the blankets jumped on my bed sat on my lap I could see a fuzzy outline of the cat I tried very hard to look at it and not fear it my mother became ill and died of lung cancer two years later. I’m answering this post because the cat came to see me again and I’m concerned that someone in my family is going to get sick and die and there’s any explanations anyone could offer I would appreciate it thank you.
We just moved into our new nome, my cat Max was 16 years old and had kidney failure. We saw a black cat with a white stripe and a red collar sitting in the window across the street. I saw him multiple days. Max died on July 3,2017. I met the family across the street and they were out with their dog. I mentioned about the cat in the window and she looked at me and said,we don’t have a cat, I told he,yes, I saw it in the window. Now when I think about it,I have not seen the cat since Max died. Last night ,I felt like something was kneeding On the bed-like max use to before he settled down. It startled me at first, I miss my buddy.
Hi, Janet. I’m so sorry about Max. That’s strange about the cat in the window across the street. I wonder if they’ll notice it now. Keep us posted if you see it again.
I sleep on a water bed. The bottom half of the bed sinks and stops about waist high. Tonight it happenefvagain and the bed sank up to my chest, I called out. NOTHING When I call for my Guardian angel it stops. Not sure ehat I am dealing with, but I asked my Guardian Angel to tell me. Pray!
Hi, John. I didn’t pray out loud in the past because I was too scared. I was afraid to move a muscle or utter a sound. I would do it now, though.
I agree with the others that say Not to give it any attention. Just ignore it/ act like you don’t feel it there. If I Believed in ghosts and thought it really is a passed on cat that just wants human attention, I’d feel Bad or Mean to Ignore it. But I personally Don’t Believe in ghosts. So what ever it is…. If it’s Bad, since it hasn’t hurt me I Believe it best to Ignore it- maybe it will go away by me not showing any kind of reaction when I feel it there. If it’s Good then Still I’m going to Ignore it because I Don’t Know if it’s Bad or Good, and if all it’s doing is laying next to me for want of feeling a human next to it. Then I feel like I’m in control of the situation and how I’m going to react. I’m NOT GOING TO LET MYSELF Feel Threatened by it ,Become an Emotional Wreck over it, Or ALLOW Myself to be SCARED! Still- However Im Really CURIOUS What it is??!!!!
I’VE HAD A CAT IN MY BED TO. IT’S BEEN OVER A YEAR AT FIRST I WAS SCARED. I Had some friends coming and stayed with me with camera stayed 5 hrs with me . Thy didn’t see or hear anything. I know it’s a cat if it’s a SKUNK I don’t want to pass it off.lol went to my sister for the it came with me . Went to a motel. It was there to. I’m not scared. I REALLY LOOK FORWARD TO HAVE IT I’M ALONE AND I DON’T MIND .I never had a cat that I was close to. And the lady who lived here before didn’t have one.I am living in a old hospital so I’m sure there’s gost here . My friends laid on my bed some yes some no.would love to hear from you.
Hi, Linda. I chuckled at the part where you mentioned a skunk. LOL I knew of an old hospital that was made into apartments in Northeast Indiana. I wondered if they were haunted or if anyone ever experienced anything strange. It’s really scary that it went with you elsewhere! At least it hasn’t caused any problems. Years ago I was scratched, but I don’t think it was a cat. I had someone (or something) tuck me into bed every night. I felt the mattress sink down as they sat on the bed. It was terrifying. I’d take the cat any day over that again.
i am having a hard time with mine. i felt it was a dog every night it walks up and down my bed. i prayed a year ago to take it away that night it stopped but the problem is it went to our sons room. last week i prayed again to leave my son alone and bother me that night after a year of not being there it left my sons room and came back to me scary when i sit on the computer chair i can feel something pushing on my chair. dont know what to do
That’s scary, Paul. If you’re not too afraid when it happens I would pray out loud for it to leave the house. I’ve heard that if you ask for something to bother you instead of someone else, it will. I’m still frightened when I feel ‘the cat’ on my bed.
I think that it’s smart to ignore it too. I don’t want to give it attention, but I’d also like to know what it is and why it’s happening. I have called for my dog or my cat when I’m really scared. I guess I’m hoping I will scare it away at the same time, if that’s even possible.
For almost a year,I have felt the crawling/ footsteps of a cat on my bed. It feels like it has extremely lightly jumped up on to the foot of my bed from the floor. Then walks exactly like a cat does, I hear nor see anything at all. I only feel the feeling of a cat walking softly past my feet,it continues moving up till it gets to the inner bend of my knee and stops walking. It feels like it has laid down & nestled it’s self against the back of my knee & a bit on my thy. I used to think it was my own cat doing this because she has many times over & would always lay in the back of my knee bend, on top of one of my thy’s and some times just at the foot of the bed, ONLY when my husband is NOT at home! (Nyla Knows he DOESN’T ALLOW HER IN Our Bedroom! & ESPECIALLY, DEFINITELY NOT ON OUR BED!!) So..she Explicitly stays Out of our bedroom when he is home. & Mostly when he isn’t home. However… Before he moved in with us (Nyla the cat, and myself) and when he is away on business for a few or more consecutive nights in a row. I used to & still do let her sleep next to me. She has Always laid on top of the blanket I’m under- Same with the cat I can feel but can’t see when I look, expecting it to be my Nyla cat. My husband and I ALWAYS sleep with our bedroom door CLOSED. The cat I feel is DEFINITELY NOT MY CAT! This feeling of a cat walking softly up to the back of my knee and settling in,even happens when my husband is home! I’ll look to see if it’s my Nyla so she doesn’t get in trouble for being on the bed, and there is nothing there, or in our (Tiny) bedroom. As I mentioned before our bedroom door is always shut. So if it was my cat, when I look around even turning on the lights to see all throughout the room, I’d see her! Oh I almost forgot to mention that my bedroom’s too Small for my queen bed frame, foot and head boards, so we sleep on 2 box springs with a very full pillow top mattress. Therefore Nothing can be or get under our bed. Sometimes I take naps during the day and I will feel the unseen cat walking softly on the bed next to me and it Is Always Behind me. as others have mentioned having this experience. It Really Freaked me out for about the 1st 5 times it’s happened, it isn’t very often it happens, maybe once a week or once every two weeks. It hasn’t caused me harm, I can always go right back to sleep, so now I just ignore it. Nyla is the only cat I have ever had. So I don’t think it’s a passed away cat ghost, people who lived here before me didn’t have any cats ( they were allergic to cats) I’ve lived in this house for 17 year’s and 4 months as I said before, this experience of a cat jumping up in to my bed then walking up to the back of my knee (I’m a side sleeper) has only been going on for the past year and some months.
I’ve had this happen to me twice now. The first was the night after my beloved cat of 20 years was put down. I was grief stricken laying in bed trying to get to sleep when I felt her walking up the center of the bed, but her steps felt unusually heavy (dead weight)? Two years on now, and it happened again, last night. I was experiencing chronic insomnia, just as I was drifting off, something jumped up onto my side of the bed and began walking up beside me, I became quite alert by the time it made it’s way onto my pillow, then it was gone. I like to think it’s my old girl visiting me, when she’s able to find me in the right sleep zone. A little unnerving though, but I look forward to more visits.
I too have exp. A light weight walking/touching sometimes as if it was playing chess across my covers when my husband and i would sleep at nite..though my husband never felt it, though i didnt discuss it..after my husband passed about a year ago..it seem to stop..but last night i experience it again..touching , moving across the bed..this time got very close to my pillow before drifting into sleep..so i annointed my bed this morning with Holy oil and asked GOD to reveal this type of engery/source/ spirit to me..as i know HE will…
I’m not religious nor consider my self believing in the occult. I thought nothing of it, until i noticed the bruise. The house cat is a pain in the arse, it will meow till i let i my room. It does the rounds and then insist getting in my face, only settling once it begins to drive its claws into my soft arm muscles. Serious, this cat just keeps it up, digging claws in till it falls asleep. So as i watch its routine another cat jumps down onto my pillow behind me. My first thought was the Red from next door is in my room, fuck its going to be on! these cats hate each other. As i sat up the house cat protested, which i thought was odd she should of been doing that ” this is my house, Fuck off growl”. I must i drifted off, there was no cat, i just imagined it. Then the doona moved. Anyone that has cats, you know what it feels like when a cat walks over your bed. So i got up and turn the light on, ffs no cat! i must of been dreaming. Now wide awake, i crawled back under the doona again, turning my back on the house cat now snoring. Then i felt the weight on right leg, ffs i’ll never get to sleep, so rolled onto my back expecting to see the house cat purring at me from my feet. As i did, i now felt a snake creature under the doona. i fluffed the covers in a panic and looked at my cat. this must be a dream shes not moving. Did i just feel that? The weight once again returned over my right ankle and then spread to my left. As a bloke i thought interesting, now images or flashes entered my mind. A balding figure with a long jaw and arms held me down. sounds strange but i later described it as Alfie (tv) with no or little hair. This amused me and i tried to lift my right leg thinking it was nothing more than a leg cramp. The painful cramp was now been bent over a bar with all its might. Ex service i had spent many hours on parade grounds and began to wriggle my toes. Then to my amazement the doona moved again. This time it stopped at my chest, fearing the worse, i felt it weaken. I knew it wasn’t supernatural, it had passed between dimensions. The more i relaxed the quicker it lost its grip. The next day i thought nothing of it other than my wicked imagination. Till my ankle hurt. Removing my sock there was no finger marks or impact marks just two bruises. One long one and one on the back of my leg. Easily explained somehow, i had hurt myself during the night and dreamt of a reason for. Few days later i told my lady how i bruised my ankle and my dream of, short version. She went off. you where powerless, frighten and it looked like goluum? No! ” i wasn’t powerless, i went with it. the bruise i did in my sleep. Then she said something that got my attention. “it felt like a cat in your bed”? She started to rave “its called, “sleep parralise” or something like that”. As guys do, i started thinking the worse ” std “. She had these dreams and via sexual transmission, i was getting them. “omg its syphilis”! Tho it didn’t explain the bruises and the images. She had called him goluum and i saw it as a bald Alfie and her knowing “it felt like a cat in your bed”. I hadn’t told her this stuff. I gave her the short version. how could she know? She believes its attuned, “beep beep” special ppl, that can see this stuff. I didn’t see it, i had images, i felt the cat like steps. If it wasn’t for the bruises i might never of mentioned it. My bed is huge with no tangle points. Tho keep in mind bruises take a few days to appear, why was mine there the next arvo? lol time dilation? lol as a guy i think i’m gunna stop thinking about dream lovers. lmao.
Hello; I will share my experience truthfully but please be aware it may look “spooky” at first – it’s not – so if someone uncomfortable with spirits thing please don’t read further.
I have the same feelings since many years and these experiences started after I start doing some spiritual practices (Tantra; Meditation..) I feel it when I just start to fell to sleep; it’s like someone (not a cat) “landing” on my bed and start walking very gently .. sometimes I feel like it lies down behind me (always behind me) and sometimes I feel gentle touches on my head and body; or gentle pull to my bed sheets I was very curious and interested although sometime I felt a little afraid after many years of experience I figure out what they are .. they are spirits .. what we call in my culture “jin” or “geni”- I am not Western-
How I know that? because I saw them and talk with them! I am saying the truth here; I am just sharing my experience .
How this happened? the experiences became more intense by the time until they develop to this : Seconds before I fell to sleep I feel something landing on my bed; then movements around me then I feel like a very light human walking in my bed; then I started to feel like a balloon or a ball entering my body and moving from down to up ; it’s a little painful feeling such as a strong message .. after that I saw this ball get out of my body and became in a figure of little human I see it as a bluish white phantom in a figure of 1.5 Meter human or so .. I did talk with it and it claimed that she is a spirit and she loves me !
I was very curious back then and have many experiences like that.. it will take long to talk about it so I will jump to my conclusions from many of experiences : 1- the walker on my bed are spirits.. some are females some are males. 2- they claim many things but most of it are totally lies. 3- they enjoy to be with humans. 4- they try to do sexual intercourse and they enjoy it. 5- they enjoy playing games and saying lies; and seeing our reactions..they enjoy when the human become afraid and anxious from the experience. 6-they don’t make any harm if they know you don’t afraid of them. So DON’T be afraid they are nothing and I saying this truthfully from years of experience. 7- they afraid from strong humans and stop playing when they know that the human doesn’t believe them and very firm in order them to stop. 8- as I said they enjoy the presence of human and they do it to a lot of people without feeling them. 9- The people like us who feel them have some kind of hypersensitivity or has strong spiritual abilities ; this sometime enhanced by spiritual practices .
What happened next? After I had my conclusions and get bored of there games and lies I was very firm and they stop coming as figures any more ; and the experiences then got back to just feeling of landing and walking in the bed Till now I have these feelings and I just ignore them ; and to be honest I don’t want them to stop! Yes I am happy to have experiences beyond the normal life; and maybe because of this I still have these feelings .lately they become more frequent and that’s why I searched for the subject . Maybe be they become more frequent because they felt that I miss them!
I don’t know if your experiences have the same level of mine; I just wanted to share my experience cause I thought it will be helpful for some of you .. although it looks freaky and the type of experiences most of you don’t like to know but I think sharing my experience – which is a little intense!- may encourage you to confront your experience without fear as you saw they are harmless and easy to control .. I am here; and I am fine and I didn’t suffer any mental; physiological or physical problem from this experiences.
What I recommend ?
1- If you like and curious on spiritual experiences – like me- you may open your self to your experiences – mentally and psychologically – to go with it and see what will happen.. knowing that most of what you will hear and know is just games and not true so beware of taking things seriously . 2- If you don’t like going with these experiences and want them to stop; just ignore them! know that they are harmless and don’t think about them.. by doing so the experiences will fade gradually until stop .. I don’t think there is a need for sages or prayer ect.; Just ignore them and know there harmless traits .
In short you can consider this beings as a new kind of pet you may or may not enjoy interacting with .. and act accordingly as I recommend above .
I am very satisfied and happy to know by experience – not faith- that we live in a very large; strange and interesting Universe 🙂
I hope this may help and I like to here your comments; but please save me disbelieve comments I know them all by heart! What I said is true and real. Thanks
Fafa, your story is very interesting and I respect your spiritual belief and culture. But even though some of our experiences are similar, I don’t think they are all exactly the same. My “bed walker” definitely feels more like a cat than a small human. And I’ve never felt it inside me or try to have sex with me. That’s too creepy. You say you can communicate with it? How? Does it speak in a human voice? Can other people hear it too? Or are you communicating only mentally? And when you see it as a blue and white spirit, does it appear as a solid object that you can touch or can you see through it like a ghost? And when you say it lands on your bed, where does it fall from? If a small object falls onto your bed from the ceiling, it would feel different than if it came from the floor. The creature on my bed doesn’t do much more than walk back and forth behind me (and always behind me). But it lands on the floor at the foot of my bed before crawling onto my bed. I can even hear a light thud on the floor right before the crawling starts. However, I never feel it actually “landing” on my bed. More like it just crawls up from the floor. Sometimes I can feel it inside the matress and sometimes it pulls on the bedsheets. And there is always a slight vibration coming from it too. It almost feels like an invisible, electronic, pulsating device that can crawl like a cat. Always at night time, never in the daytime.
Before these experiences happened I didn’t believe in “spirit worlds”.. I just believed when it did happen. I am Left minded person and did the spiritual practice as an experiment with open mind.. and they work!
Yes I don’t think all the experiences here are the same;but I thought that by sharing my experience I can help others to deduce what may happening to them.
So as there are human like beings; your experience shows that there are animal like beings .. I don’t know what they exactly are; but I am sure that they do exist and sometimes they interact with humans.
Now to your questions:
1- All communications happened in a strange state of consciousness; it’s some kind of a state between sleep and wakefulness though it’s more close to wakefulness than a sleep;when the experience happen I am very aware of every thing; I know that I am in the bed; I remember every thing happened during the day; I know that I have an experience .. in short I am totally aware of every thing around me..
this state of consciousness is well known in spiritual and occult sciences ; I just experience it for real.
2- I meant by “landing” is the feeling of something drops gently into the bed; it something like a big bed-sheet or a big towel drops on the bed; most of the time it started like this.
3- The communications are not always begin with a ball; sometimes it just begin by seeing the figure after feeling the movements; and sometime it happen without seeing a thing; just feeling there is someone laying beside me and start talking. I just mentioned the extreme situation.
4- If someone watching me in my room during the communication ; I think he will think I am talking while I am sleeping he will hear my voice but not the voice of the being; for me I am totally awake and I hear my voice loudly and the being’s voice.
5- what I can see from there figures are there general form (shape of the head; the body and arms).. most the time they have a small heads and long arms .
6- the figure doesn’t look totally solid; but when I touch a part of the body I feel it as a solid thing; most the touches happened as holding there hands; there were many different experiences; sometimes I felt that there hands are similar to ours but they feel smaller and very soft; sometimes there hands have 3 fingers!
7- Yes they communicate with human voice; weather female or male voice..they speak in my language and rarely English.. I think they can speak any language according to the human they contact with.. and they have nice voices! but sometime I hear some kind of grumble or hissing so I don’t understand what they are saying.
8-All communications happened before sleep; but not necessarily in the night sometimes while I am trying to sleep afternoon, It’s all about the consciousness state.. this is well known fact in occult science but I did experience it for real
I hope these will answer your questions.
about your experience and others who talk about a cat figure I think this :
1- It maybe a kind of animal like spirit trying to be in a presence of human; as I said it’s obvious that these things – whatever they are- are very attracted to humans; I don’t know why.
2- but I doubt this cat like figure is a disguise of human like figure; they did in many occasions mentioned to me that they can have any figure they like; So why they show themselves in this animal figure? I don’t know for sure; but maybe they don’t want to frighting the human and they suffice to be in there presence or maybe it’s one of there “Childish” games.
For me I give 70% for the second thought.
But Remember they DON’T do any harm if you don’t take them seriously knowing that most of what they say is totally lies .. Just go with the experience as a game or totally ignore it.
Taking them and there claims seriously may affect your normal life; So don’t do it!
I’m so glad I’m not the only one, thought I was going nuts. Our family cat Rocky was a precious cat to me and passed away in late 2010. I would experience things that felt like she was still jumping up on my bed but nothing was there. I decided it was just me missing her and my imagination was going beyond when I was really tired. It slowly went away, until just recently. It returned, I’ve become more jumpy, and it’s hard to get rest when you cant see something walking on your blankets… I can’t help but feel stressed, confused and wonder what in the world is going on. It could be leg muscle twitches, my imagination or a ghost of some kind… You think I would be happy if was the ghost of my cat but I feel vulnerable, and creeped out, maybe that’s why it wont leave me alone. I’m tempted to let someone else sleep in the bed and tell me if they had the same experience. It is close to the anniversary month Rocky passed away, maybe the stress of life made me miss Rocky and her going to sleep with me. All of you who struggle with this situation, I hope you find peace and a solution. I know reading that I’m not the only one, helped me find a silver lining in an odd situation. Thank you for sharing.
I had it last night and many times before it feels like cat is running on my bed. I also felt wind made by its moves when it run just in front of my sleeping head. When I move my hand or feet the invisible cat feeling dissapeer for a short time and then it comes back after that. It feels too much complicated to be just a muscle vibrating because it feels like invisible cat was running in circle around me and all this wind i feal when it run near my head or leg.
This has just happened to me the past 2 nights. I am Empathic and prone to premonitions, but I have never had a spirit visitor. The night of the solar eclipse, August 21, I had a light presence visit the side of my bed. I was awake. Last night, (the same?) a presence visited me, walking from the bottom of my bed up to the side of my body. It did not frighten or startle me; I was just aware of it. It felt like a cat. I’m afraid to ask why it is there; I don’t want to invite anything negative. My dogs are not alarmed by it. I have never had cats, but I definitely sense that it is there for me, and not attached to the house. I have lived at this house for over 2 years and this is the first time I have experienced this.
Yes i have had the same experience. I’m laying on my bed and it feels like someone is walking on my bed. I have a small dog and a cat and i look and they aren’t up on my bed. I want to say its an animals because its really light indents feeling. But I’m not saying it could be a hand. Its definitely a spirit. I always say its nothing because i don’t want to feed the spirit because idk what it could be here for and i don’t want to find out. I’m good on that. Ive also have had other feeling of air being whip up behind me like someone walking by but on one was there. Your not alone onbwhat your facing. You might want to get some sage and find a native American prayer to walk aroundbthe house and free them and let them know everything is okay. So spirits haven’t found their way yet and need a little human help
I have felt this for years and am just now getting to research it. Started work the feeling of someone sitting at the side of my bed when I am just laying there trying to go to sleep…. Now I still get that at times but most of the time it feels like a cat jumping onto my bed then walking around and nothing is there. So weird, question for everyone: does anyone have Night Terrors/Sleep Paralysis? I do but not while this is happening. Strange phenominon. Love to all.. Kin
Kim, no I don’t have night terrors or sleep paralysis. But I always have a hard time falling asleep. Even as a child as far back as I remember, I could never fall asleep fast. In fact, when I was little, everyone in our house would be sound asleep long before me.
I felt the same thing shortly after moving into a previously occupied house and several times since. My own cat died a week ago and last night the sensation was the strongest ever. It sent chills up my spine.
Hi, Doug. I’m so sorry that your cat passed away. It’s a very scary experience when you feel an invisible animal on your bed. It’s still unnerving to me.
I started having the cat jumping onto, then walking on my bed, sensation for a couple of years now. It started occurring when our last family cat passed. Three of my cats out of the 13 I have had over my lifetime were overweight so I do notice weight differences in the jumping and walking. Sometimes it’s two “cats” and sometimes only one. I definitely believe it is the spirits of my kitties that I loved so much. However it freaks me out so when I go to bed at night I tell them how much I love(d) them. I then say all their names and ask them to stop jumping on my bed because now that they have passed it is no longer appropriate and that they are scaring me. The occurrences are down to maybe once a week instead of every night.
I’ve been noticing that right before the creature starts crawling on my bed, I always hear a light thud on the floor. As if it falls from the ceiling or something. Has anyone else heard a light thud on the floor? I don’t believe in ghosts or supernatural entities. But I’ve never heard of an invisible cat that falls from the ceiling, can crawl on top of or inside a mattress, and has a strange vibration to it. To me, it almost seems mechanical because of the vibrations. An invisible, remote-controlled cat, lol. Are there any other current websites or chat rooms where people who are experiencing this can discuss it openly? So far this one is the most recent one I’ve found.
I haven’t heard that thud, Brian, but now that you mention it I’ll be paying more attention.
Well, I guess I don’t hear it every time because I normally sleep with a fan on. But if I don’t have the fan on, I hear the thud on the floor right at the foot of my bed. And I always feel the footsteps right behind my back when I sleep on my side no matter which side I lay on. The pattern of steps is very predictable too. Walking back and forth behind me until settling right behind my head. Of course when I turn around, nothing is there. Creepy!
I sleep with a fan too, and my room is carpeted. I’m not sure that I’d hear anything. Are your floors wood? Lately I’ve felt something touching the blanket. Other times it seems as if something is slowly pulling the blanket down. It’s creepy to say the least. I still feel the footsteps too.
Yes, I do have wood floors and I also feel the bed sheets pulling sometimes too.
I to feel the cat walking up and down my body.Just before it begins,my right foot begins to twitch and seeminly move around with no control. When there is no cat,I feel something latching onto my back,at first,it small and if I lay there,it seems to grow until in envelopes my entire back. Sometimes,it starts out as a stiff solid feeling in the lower crook of my back,just above the waste. I can also be warned of its presence by the wind from my fan by a spiraling direct air current in the bend of the back of my knees. Sometimes I’ll roll over real fast and whatever it is,feels like a Magnet at opposite poles,then it collapse. Also,at times I will barely move as if I’m gonna roll over and can feel this thing react like it is going to leap away but then it stops,when I stop and resumes its walking. I havn’t a clue what this thing is but more importantly,why is it there ? I’ve never had anything supernatural happen in the past,so why now. This has been going on now for about a year and 4 years prior,it was something that seemed to brush my feet at night but I was able to explain that away but not this. I take some comfort in knowing I’m not alone in this and not crazy. Renouncing them in Jesus name works at times but they or it seems to always wind up back in my bed. Sometimes I might go 3 or 4 days without anything happening,then it might show up and do this every night and day for a week or two. Mostly the cat walking happens when I take a nap in broad daylight and the touching and other takes place at night but always in the bed.
Hi Brian….For the past few months I have been experiencing the strange walking of something on top of my bed at night too. Like most ppl, I dismiss the sensations or feelings, thinking it must be something the body is creating so I simply ignore it, but when it continues I have to seriously ask, “what is going on?” We have never owned a cat, but the previous owners did and as far as I know, when they moved out 22 yrs ago, their cat was still very much alive. We currently have a mini Poodle, our second since living here. Our first mini, Katy, died in 2003 and that’s when we got Maggie. I can relate to most of the stories here about the ‘lightness’ of the walking, it almost feels as if it could be a cat, but I never feel it just jump up on the bed or ‘on to the bed’….it just appears. It is a most disconcerting experience, the other night for the first time causing my heart to race. As with other times, I sat up and tried to observe some movement on top of the bed, but there never is anything visible. Strange you should mention it, but the other night for the first time, I also felt some type of ‘vibration’ through my pillow. At that point my dog was laying next to me and I wondered if she was grinding her teeth, but quickly I realized she had never done this before. With all the stories related here, it is truly remarkable that no one has been injured by these ‘phantoms’ of the night.
I hear the thud every night, then comes in my bed. I have used cameras to video tape but never seen anything been going on for 8 years now, got rid of a good mattress and spent loads of money on peppermint oil, mice traps etc… had my sister lay in my bed and she felt it too! My little pest loves my feet but occasionally walks up to my head, spent many nights with light on but I guess he got use to that it would come to bed with, never seen a dropping of any sort so I am guessing it is not a mouse
Wow! I can’t believe I finally found other people who know have experienced this too. But does anyone know how to stop it? This has been going on for too long and I’m really sick of it. I would just like to go to bed without this happening.
Burn sage and make sure its from native Americans not the factory farm sage. Sage For removing negativity and for healing, White Sage is preferred.
Sweetgrass Sweetgrass is used for blessing after sage has been used. It is used to attract positive energy.
The Art of Smudging
The first thing to do is to make sure that the area is well ventilated and open up windows so that the negative energies have an easy means of exiting.
Get a shell or any flat heat-proof container. It is good to have a feather to move the smoke away from the person or object that is being cleansed.
Light the smudge stick and when you see a flame, put the flame out and the stick will continue to smolder.
Move the smoking stick around your body starting at the feet and use the figure eight motion as you move the stick up your body. Continue this until you get to the top of your head. At this point the energies have been released into spirit, and you can then proceed to cleanse another person, object, or space. You can do chanting or prayers as you use the smudge stick. Make it a sacred ceremony for yourself. As the stick burns, put the ash in the shell.
When smudging an area like a room, house, or car, it is beneficial to acknowledge the main directions, which are: north, south, east, west, up, and down. Continue to use the figure eight motion and use the feather to move the smoke away and out through any windows. It is recommended to smudge all closets in a house as negative energies often store in those areas.
When you have finished Smudging, extinguish the stick by dampening it with water, crushing it against the shell, or placing it in sand. Keep your smudge stick, feather, and shell in a special area, medicine bag, or on an altar. Start doing this and watch the changes that occur in your life. You will be amazed at what starts changing! Artical by ~ Cherokee Billie
July 6th of this year I lost my pet Shi tzus abd buried him in my yard. He was 16 and my faithful companion. After a vacation the end of July with my husband, we returned to spend the night with my mom. While laying in bed wide awake thinkin on my to list, I felt small animal like footprints walk from the end of the bed up toward my back and then lay with it’s back against mine. When I looked there was nothing there. My pet dog used to do that at night. It was a comforting feeling.
Hi, Dee. I’m so sorry for your loss. I have a shih-tzu, and I dread that day. After my American Eskimo dog passed away several years ago I heard her bark each time I came home and rang the doorbell. Each day that passed her bark became more distant. About the fourth day I could no longer hear her. It sounded as if she was in an empty room or space that I couldn’t see. I’m sure that it wasn’t my imagination. She was doing what she would have done in life.
For about three months I have had this cat like thing crawling around on my bed it now seems to be physically attracted to me to the point where it literally sucks my toes and is constantly hunching on me. Is terrified in and tried lots of things nothing seems to work . Now it no longer walks around on my bed but I can feel it in my mattress up under me and constantly licking. I am just about to go crazy. I need help so badly
This happens to me too. If you ever find out what it is, I would like to know.
About a year ago I was asleep and heard scampering coming down the hallway towards my bedroom, i thought that sounds like cats. It sounded like 3 of them. They run and jumped on my bed but seems like 2 of them jumped to fast a fell off the bed on other side. They jumped back on and were playing with each other. Then as they were getting off the bed i managed to grab one from its front leg. It was white and it just looked at me with out struggling. It gave me a look like “can you let go now”. So i did and went back to sleep. From the time i heard them in hallway i was like i don’t have any animals (just fishies in living room). I was sleepy and thought i will investigate in the morning. Then about 2 nights ago i felt them playing on my bed again. This time i ignored them, then i felt like little mice about 3-4 of them run across my forhead. All this happened about 4 am and went on for about 30 min. I woke up when i felt the cats and looked at time, fell asleep and then cats were back and this time felt like the mice on forehead and i looked at the clock. I only felt the mice one time.
A friend said maybe it is from animal spirits from many years ago. I live in the country and this area is wooded and no houses were ever here before my moble home and landlords house. Maybe squirels etc.
By the way i was not scared during either of these times. Have experienced things in life and this is no biggie. But i do wish i knew why it is happening.
This was happening to me and the occurrences got stronger every night. After the ‘cat walks’ started, I tried to ignore it. Then shortly after the bed would shake or jolt. That was usually the time I would leave the room (and go sleep at our lake house). We had a lady come out and pray over the home & us. It left. For a while anyway. But I’m also a therapist. I have a mystery illness that leaves me unable to work for weeks at a time. After a long bout of illness & not working, I’ve be become well again. This week I’ve started seeing 3 clients a day. Now the ‘cat walks’ are back. I try to do my best to not connect to deeply with clients to take on any of their ‘junk.’ I’m not sure if the two are related, but this is starting to get old. 😕
Thanks for sharing your experiences, J. I’m sorry you’re dealing with the mystery cat – if that is what it is. I haven’t felt the ‘walking’ lately, but I still feel the jolt of ‘it’ jumping on the bed. I’ve been ignoring it, but lately it seems as if someone or something is slowly pulling my blanket down. I suppose it’s trying something new to gain my attention. I’m tired of it too. 🙁
Hi JHazel and Others I am sorry to hear about your recent troubles and your illness. I truly hope things get better for you. I also have experienced what feels like an animal crawling over me at night. It began to occur after I stayed in a creepy airbnb with my family over Christmas Holiday this past year. I woke up the next day and informed my family that it felt like something was pushing and crawling on the bed with me. I have a cat but as others have mentioned I wake to find nothing else in the room with me and my cat was not in the room either. I was also getting super and cold that night. After that experience I didnt think much of it, however, when I got home to my apartment a few days later the phenomenon continued. The pressure is so real and has become so intense I started sleeping on my couch. I can still feel the crawling but it is not as strong for some reason on my couch as in the bed in my bedroom. I have tried to think of every possible excuse (as I have a background in the Sciences) to no avail. Including my fan might be creating the pressures, blankets, sleeping different ways, bed positioning, but nothing has stopped the occurences. I completely stopped sleeping in my bed until I moved into my new house and I thought the feelings would stop at my new house but they have not only continued they seem to be stronger. The pressure is intense and it feels like someone or something is crawling from the bottom of the bed towards and around me. I was also in an intense study program when this all started and feeling very drained.
I am wondering if the vulnerability was sensed upon and if something could “follow me.” I was hoping the move would stop the feelings at night only thus far but they havent. I have read that it can be a sleep like paralysis syndrome but this is before I am even close to falling asleep sometimes. I can just lay down and still be very much awake and it will start. It happened last night and it was so intense I had to move back to the couch. I havent slept on my bed in my new apartment now in the past few weeks because of it. I was finally going to give it another shot when all of that ensued again.
At first I thought it was my childhood cat whom meant the world to me and I loved him so dearly that I miss him everyday butI dont want to think that he wouldnt have crossed over. Plus he passed almost 7 years ago, why now? And none of this started until I slept in that air bnb that my family rented over Christmas. Its all so weird and I dont know where to turn to. It is a creepy feeling to have this occur. I wish the best to anyone else going through it and I am sincerely sorry for the uncomfortabilty that comes with this presence. I completely understand what you are going through. Best wishes. Peace and Blessings. I am going to burn more white sage and do a cleansing myself and ask the presence to leave. I have done this before but it did not stop but I am going to do it again. Anything is worth a try to two at this point.
Hi, Lyndsey –
Something you said sounded very familiar. I’ve always slept with a fan, and back when I lived in a different house I also wondered if what I felt was caused by the fan, air pressure, etc. I also tried to rationalize everything. Back then the problem wasn’t a cat. I had what I now call ‘a bed sitter’. Every night shortly after I lied down I felt someone unseen sit on the bed next to me. The pressure was real. It couldn’t be explained away. I hadn’t been asleep and there wasn’t a rational explanation. Next I felt the covers tighten around me as if someone was tucking me in. My bedroom was in the basement, and I couldn’t help but feel as if I was six feet under in that room. I kept thinking about an abandoned graveyard. Who knows what was on that property before the house was built. Something or someone was in that house. Other things happened too, but I won’t go on. I wrote about that too. https://blogjob.com/foodforthought/i-felt-someone-sit-on-my-bed-every-night/
Anyway, it sounds like you brought something home from that airbnb. You’re doing the right things to get rid of it, but as long as you leave the room and sleep elsewhere it’s not going to leave. It has the upper hand. I understand why you’re sleeping on the couch, but you have to take back your room and your bed. As scary as it is, try doing all of those things that you mentioned when it happens. Good luck to you. Please come back and let us know how it’s going.
I too have experienced this cat walking and I can say that the fan had nothing to do with my case. I do have a fan running in my bedroom but 3 days ago I was at my daughters place 3 hours away and the first night I didn’t get much sleep. She does have 2 cats but they were nowhere in the room as they stay very close to her and she was upstairs sleeping. I have no cats at my home and this experience has happened to me several times in my home but this was the first for me in another home. I don’t know what to think !!!
Just to add one more thing..my daughter does not have a fan in the bedroom I slept in.
I have had this happen to me I wake up can’t move . Then I hear like if it was little people running around the room . I look at the mirror beside the bed I see nothing and I still can’t move hen all of the sudden a dog jumps on me somehow like a puppy and then turns into a cat then jumps off I tried to call my friend that was sleeping on the bottom of the bunk bed but I couldn’t even speak or yell I just want to know the meaning of these things .
That sounds like Night Terrors /Sleep Paralysis my friend.
I feel the same thing. It jumps on the bottom of my bed , walks to the bend of my back and I can feel the weight pushing up against me. At the slightest movement from myself it is gone. This has been going on a long time. One night it walked to the bend of my back and stopped. I looked up and although I did not see anything, it growled at me but not like a cat. It also walks up higher to my shoulder and I feel as if someone put their hand on my shoulder. Another time it touched my hair. I have burned white sage in there and a friend sent me holy water. I do not think it is a cat. It is entirely something else. Any tips?
I feel the same thing. It jumps on the bottom of my bed and lightly snowing in the mountains the mountains and the bend bend bend bend bend you you walks to the bend of my back and I can feel the weight pushing up against me. At the slightest movement from myself it is gone. This has been going on a long time. One night it walked to the bend of my back and stopped. I looked up and although I did not see anything, it growled at me but not like a cat. It also walks up higher to my shoulder and I feel as if someone put their hand on my shoulder. Another time it touched my hair. I have burned white sage in there and a friend sent me holy water. I do not think it is a cat. It is entirely something else. Any tips?
I would immediately order it to leave, San. I agree. That doesn’t sound like a cat.
I have told it to leave in the name of the Creator and Jesus Christ . Then burned the white sage and sprinkled the bed with Holy Water. This thing is messing with me.
Ed I thought I was the only one…. 🙂 It’s happened over the past few months but has really increased in the past week. I reach as everyone does and it’s not there. I open y eyes wide and it’s gone. I always know that it will. I figured it was the spirit of a much loved cat that died a couple of years go. Past few days it has gotten consecutively closer and I can feel a hint of fur or just almost the first cold glance of the nose. The purring has become more pronounced to. Well, tonight it kept stopping at the top of my head and sniffing it and then it would down to my right arm and hand in particular and sniff that. I have nightlight in the other room and just a nit of light comes into where my bead is. As the “cat” came circling around I barely opened my eyes and it wasn’t a normal can face. The top the cats head was normal but from the nose down it was humanistic and twisted. I Let it circle me three times see if it was just shows playing and it wasn’t. On the time around I caught it’s eyes and it notice I could see it and it was of just hate and anger. Scared the hell out of me. I told it be begone and it got down but kept reaching up and touching my feel and the sides of my leg. I’m not a big praying man but I got up, found a cross, said as many prayers as I knew nd climbed back into bed. It, or they’ jumped up and came up and sniffed the cross and I told them to leave and they have. This just happened a mere 45 minutes go. I’m not saying all cat spirits are bad… but I am saying maybe there are some bad things that that use the form of a cat as a ruse.
That’s terrifying, Ed. I’ve been feeling ‘the cat’ on my bed again. I’m afraid to see what it is, although I’ve never been able to see anything in the past. Thanks for sharing your experience.
Happened to me for the first time today… Every time I’d be falling asleep I heard a cat jump on my bed and walk around me…. kept me awake till 4am…. what could that be? I really want to know…
Hi, Alex. It’s still a mystery. All I know is more and more people are experiencing this. I’m not sure if we’ll ever know why.
Ed, this is a demon harassing you. I am a believer and follower of Jesus Christ and in Him there is no darkness at all. I urge you to receive Jesus as Lord and Savior, find a good Bible-believing Christian friend and church to go to, and command that thing to leave in Jesus’ Name. We have the authority IN CHRIST to command these demons to leave us alone.
Yes!!! I just now had the experience, again! and have felt it many times before . I’ve ignored it before. But tonight was freaky. cause I know I felt something. like a cat kneeding right beside me and walking up beside me, but nothings there. I have felt a cat jump on the bed but look and feel around and their not on my bed. I have cats, but they’re not in the bed when this happens. I have in the past yr n half lost 3 cats, one was my precious I had 15 yrs. My mom died July 2014, it’s her bed I’m sleeping in now too. Lately I’ve had a hard time sleeping in the bed. I just came back to the couch cause tonight it freaked me out. I KNOW I FELT IT. And I KNOW it wasnt my living cats. So I decide to Google it and I can’t believe I see this. Like wow!! What the heck is it? Could it be my cats that have passed away?
You described exactly what is happening to me with the invisible cat jumping and walking around and the entire mattress moving or rocking. At times it feels as if a 250 person sits on end of the bed. I also do not believe is ghost this can happen day or night. I just wanted to let you know your not alone.
I don’t know if I should feel better knowing that other people has felt the same thing I do. But what I want are answers. I don’t want to tell anyone because I’m afraid they will think I’m crazy. If anyone has an answer, please let me know.
Omg! This is weird, it doesn’t happen everyday, but last night it happened Again. I’m lying still just watching t.v. and it feels like my cat just jumped up Onto my bed and is walking around me. I don’t really believe in ghosts, so I Rationalize it as a mild earthquake. I live in california where they are common. The lights were on still and I turned to look like three times and nothing was On my bed but I could feel something. I never said anything to my husband Until this morning, with the risk of him thinking I’ve lost my mind. He admitted that he too has felt something lightly walking on our bed Sometimes. My cat is not even in my room when this happens either, Because I’m one who will investigate, and everytime she is in the living room Curled up on the couch. Then I look it up on the Internet and read that others Are having the same thing happening to them just peaked my interest.
Belinda every single thing you said is what I felt last night. I woke up feeling like maybe it was an earthquake as we live in Cali too but there are no reports from our area. It was the most realistic strange feeling of an invisible animal walking on the bed next to me and on my legs.
Your not crazy lady I have the same feeling My dog has passed away along time ago at nights I can feel him jump on bed & walk all the way up next to my face then rest
I’m sure it is a cat. On waking in between both worlds I saw the cat spirit in my bedroom. I do like cats they are protectors. I feel the cat too sitting or moving up the bed. And heard it jump off too. They will be in their etheric form so we can still sense the sounds and feeling that would be physical but not quite physical. When I saw it i was like a cat. I turned the light to see if the cat was in the bedroom under the bed. The cat dissapeared from my vision after a few moments in the dark. Cats should keep negative entities away.
I have the feeling of a ghost cat and sometimes a ghost rabbit walking on my bed too. (I’ve had several pet cats and rabbits, all dead now.) It feels VERY real. It can be very freaky!
This first startd with me always waking up in the middlr of thr night and i didnt know why. Thrn i was awake between 1am and 4 am just reading on my phone and heard a sound in my room. I was alone and no pets and my door was closed. I flashed my light and saw nothing. I decided to ignore it. Now last night i felt a pinch on my shoulder. I was dreaming at first and in my dream was saying stop! This woke me up and o dozed back off. Then i was woken up by the feeling of something walking up against my left side. I was laying on my right side. When i realized what i felt i gently opened my eyes barely enough to see bc i wss scared. I thrn saw two glowing green eyes & heard a growl. They were just floating. No body that i could see. I was so scared i just closed my eyes tightly and brtan to pray the lords prayer and asked for protection and to send away any energies good or bad. Rebuke etc. this is hoe i found this thread. I am so confused. I never get good sleep and ALWAYS feel exhausted. Now this has happened and i am wondering if therr is more to it than i thought.
Thanks Sara that makes a lot of sense. I’ve been dealing with this along time and your comment opened my eyes.
I had written another article on this subject on a different blog. A guy named Jake commented last night. He’s terrified and needs help. In his situation, it started out as a ‘cat’ but it’s definitely not feline. I’m not experienced in getting rid of demonic entities and didn’t want to suggest something that could make it worse. I advised him to seek help from someone experienced in his area. If anyone has any other advice for Jake, here is the article. Hopefully he will receive the replies. https://blogjob.com/theadventuresofpandazeusandbaby/i-think-that-i-have-a-ghost-cat-in-my-house/ Good luck to all.
Am a man of science and an atheist and does not believe in ghosts. I felt a cat like walking on my bed too many times. When it happened, i kind of grab it in the location where i think it was but there’s nothing. I even moved my legs to where it is and there was none. So, i observed when it always happened. The feelings happened only when i was always drowsy or when i was about to sleep. My conclusion is, it has to be in my brain. Maybe i lack sleep. This happened to me 10 years ago and coule have happened for about 3 months. Perhaps in this span, it occured 10 times or more. I was diagnosed to have anxiety after this. My advise, get enough sleep. That’s all you need.
Only problem is: Every time after an encounter with it, my head is pounding under extremely high blood pressure. As soon as I get up and sit in a chair, it quickly returns to normal. High blood pressure is the number one silent killer.
The more sleep I get, the more I experience this thing. It is not a fiction of my imagination. At one stage I got up for a few nights and actually played with them. I would lie down with my head exactly where I felt them in order to have my eyes close to where they were and to show them that they do not scare me.
I was wide awake and in a normal state of mind when all of this happened for more than one night – thus they are for real & not a fragment of my imagination. It has talked to me on more that one occasion & every time in the same pre-recorded robotic type of voice.
They are for real – I can say this for an absolute fact!
I have experienced this many times. Since i love cats beyond description, i am very happy with the phenomenon. Four years ago, it finally happened when there was a witness. My then-husband and i had just turned out the light. The bed was still. Then the “cat” landed at the bottom of the bed and took a few steps towards us. I said “did you feel that?” without mentioning anything i suspected, and my husband said emphatically”Yes I did!”
Three nights ago I once again kicked at this thing feeling like a dog and “scratching” itself on my feet. In a voice that sounded like a re-recorded voice in a toy doll, it said: “Don’t kick me!” I kicked at it again and this time it ran on the bed right up to my face and mocked laugh at me in a robotic type of pre-recorded voice.
Soon after that in a dream I was shown two strong men, they looked like real body builder men without shirts. I am so fed up with this being forcing up my blood pressure high at night (or anytime I’m in bed for that matter) that during my next encounter, I first rebuked & bound the strongman & then out of frustration began to pronounce a curse on this thing – yes I know we should bless & not curse – but I have reach the point where my very life is at stake.
This time round this thing backed off & has been doing so every time the above was repeated up to now. It does not leave, it just quiets down & stop bothering me as far as I can tell.
It is still too early to form any definite conclusion. One thing I know for a fact: It ain’t no deceased pet & it does not have good intentions for me. It is erratic, unpredictable & has no real purpose apart from causing me harm. I am convinced that by laying at ones feet it is feeding off ones energy. It is bad to the core & should have absolutely no place on my bed. It might pretend to be a cat as I have also heard purring before, but it is merely disguising itself. If it can be accepted peacefully, it can go about it’s business without resistance. I have physically felt it only once and what I felt was a hairy tail in my hand when I grabbed at it. The scratching part is it’s frequency changes that allows it to sort of exist in two different dimensions at the same time. When I curse it, I call it Succubus & it responds. I am convinced that it is a succubus.
That’s what I have for now…
Okay so I didn’t read all the replies to your story because there was too many to read. What I would like to say is if you are still feeling this cat moving your bed you should try taking a picture of it. For the past two years I’ve been feeling things around me seeing things around me and I have been quite terrified sometimes I what I find. Is very hard to take a picture of the invisible but there is a way by using the front face camera on your cell phone take a picture that way. You may see a ghostly figure it out whatever it is or you may not. If you cannot see anything at all tried taking a picture in a mirror shoot the camera towards the mirror to catch what is in the background. This is always work for me also pay attention to the reflection on objects that have a black shiny surface like Electronics or anything black and shiny. There are so many things in my photographs that I’ve had to seek psychological help I haven’t seen everything from little tiny people to Demons and angels and animals that are very odd-looking. Some animals have the face of a human in the body of an animal. I have come to a conclusion that what I am seeing id hell walking on Earth. I believe that the LH CD that is the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland has opened a Gateway between hell and Earth. This is the only logical explanation I have been able to come up with. I am not schizophrenic I’m not on medications drugs or do I drink alcohol. The problem I’m having is learning to live with it because there’s no way to make it go away through prayer or meditation or reaching out to your higher power candies your symptoms and help some comfort please feel free to email anyone who would like to share if they are experiencing the same thing I am. Also pictures of the sky you will see a lot of things flying around that aren’t visible the way you see them is by a sparkle of light that’s reflecting off of their craft whatever it maybe look for Sparkles of light in the blue sky where there’s nothing else there is very hard to see but once you see it you’ll see it everywhere. God bless you and I hope we all will live eternally in Heaven and not hell. If I mispronounced anything or left out periods and commas are question marks is because I’m using text to talk instead of typing this thank you have a good day
Thanks for sharing your experiences, Jared. That must be horrifying. I haven’t tried taking photos. I’m too afraid to do it. I looked up Large Hadron Collider to find out what it was. I remembered hearing about it after reading the article. Who knows? Some things we may never find out for sure. God bless you too.
There is no such place as hell it’s a many made story. Karma is real. You safe yourself not some lord. You are your own beingood.
I experienced this same thing recently except I heard purring too. I have no pets. Scared me so bad, I haven’t slept at home since. I’ve got to get over it, but it’s hard when you know you’re not dreaming and can’t explain what’s going on.
It is scary to feel or hear something that you can’t see. I know the feeling. It used to scare me half to death. I haven’t felt the ‘cat’ in a long time now. I don’t miss it either! Thanks for sharing, Brenda.
I don’t think it’s a cat. I can feel the featherlight steps on each side of my body. I consider myself a man of science, and this is very hard to explain.
Stumbled onto this:
Long read, but VERY interesting. Yes, it IS related to my personal experiences as also described by almost all of you as well.
Thanks for sharing the link, Hennie. It is very interesting! I haven’t felt the cat in a long time. Maybe it’s gone, at least for now.
I have been feeling the ghost cat walk next to me for a few years now. Last night it happened again. I could feel it jump on the bed and curl up between my legs. Then my roomate walked in the next room and i could feel it jump back on the floor feeling its feet take steps as it walked. A minute or two later I then felt it jump back up and walk between my legs. I could feel it making biscuits as some people call it and then lay down between my feet. I could feel the purring through the blanket. I am an empath and have had many experiences with the paranormal and I know this is my cat Debo that passed away a few years back. It makes me feel very comfortable and safe when he visits. He comes every once and a while. When it first happened, I thought it was my cat that is alive jump on the bed and walk up my side. when it got towards my hand I lifted it to pet her. But nothing was there. I looked up and she was across the room sleeping on her cat house. I knew right away it is my cat that passed because the way it walks and where it walks and it’s actions I feel through the blanket are the same I used to feel.
Thanks for sharing, James. At least it isn’t something to fear. Others are having experiences that aren’t very comforting.
I’ve had a ghost cat following me around for the past 25 years. At least, I believe it is the same one. It has crossed oceans, and been with me on 3 different continents. I have almost always had cats my entire life. So the first time I felt something jump on my bed, curl up on my pillow while purring, I thought nothing of it. Until I tried to pet it. My hand went right through it. My Grandmother gave me a set of blessed rosary beads for my confirmation, and they stay on my headboard. My cat, Walter, also sleeps with me every night. He literally “guards” the bottom of my bed, and will occasionally chase things off. However, this small being that feels like a cat will come in, and curl up against me, sometimes even touching Walter, who I can feel moving his head to look at it, then going back to sleep. it always leaves me with a peaceful feeling, like it’s saying “Everything will be okay. You’re safe. You’re loved. You’re protected.” So I don’t think it’s an evil entity. More like a guardian angel in kitty form.
Does this still happen to you
This is happening to me. Its like a long legged, delicate trouncer has come upon me. This thing lightly walks up my side as I lay there, terrified really, then I roll over, and there’s nothing. Help!
It is a demonic entity..i have come across the same thing except i confront it
That’s very scary, Liz. Do you demand it to leave? I haven’t felt it in a long time now. My cats seem to be waiting for something in my room. They sit on my bed or on the floor facing the door, and they’re wide awake as if they’re watching for something to enter. It’s very strange. I also wrote about this in another article that I titled, I Think That I Have a Ghost Cat in My House . A guy named Jake said that it starts as a cat but it isn’t a cat. He’s being terrorized now. I didn’t know what to tell him other than find someone in the area to help. Maybe you could give him some advice? Thanks for commenting. It’s a strange world we live in. Everything can’t be seen or fully explained.
Thanks for sharing your story, Bekki. It must not be bad if Walter approves. 🙂 My cats also seem to watch for something. They must see things that I can’t see.
I have felt a cat walking on my bed mainly around my legs and feet. I’ve only experienced this since my beloved cat passed away a couple of months ago. I have had many experiences with the paranormal before but nothing like this. At first it scared me but now I feel it must be my cat’s spirit, she just wants to be next to me like she always did when she was alive. I have been woken up several times now probably at least 5 times in the morning hours usually around 8.30 am. I can feel a cat walking on my bed just like she would when she was here in the physical form. most of the time when I wake up because I feel her when I sit up in bed it stops. But this morning when I felt it I just laid there with my eye’s closed just to see if it was just a dream but no it continued to step one foot on the bed between my legs and one step by my wrist, so I thought ok instead of sitting up in my bed I’m just gonna try to move the blanket by my hand but I couldn’t move it, so than I sat up and I feel the cat jump off my bed! I’m not scared of it now. I have had an expeience with the paranormal before when I was getting ready for bed one time over 2 years ago.I always say my prayers and read my Jesus Calling Book every night. In this experience I had just laid down as normal. I got comfortable on my right side, got my book and was about to start reading it when something pulled me off my pillow towards the foot of my bed, of course it seemed strange at first more than anything because it just didn’t seem real. So I don’t think too much of it, pull myself up on my pillow and again just as quick as I laid my head on the pillow the same entity pulled me off towards the foot of the bed. I’m talking a good 7-8 inches if not more! At that point I was scared, I knew something was in my room and it could actually move my body where It happened so fast I could not stop it! I instantaneously started to pray in Jesus name for it to leave and I have never experienced any thing like that again. I found out a couple of months later that my ex-Mother Inlaw had passed away around that time. I feel it was her because for some reason she never liked me, she was one of the most cold harded person I’ve ever met in my life! Real life scary story but True. and I’ve experienced other things but will not mention them as I feel I have already written a lot!
Finally made some progress on these scum – yes, that is EXACTLY what they are. Before going to bed, I put some Tea Tree oil on my heart, forehead & head front head sides. Now this beast can no longer chase up my blood pressure or give me bad dreams. Instead, it is now suddenly all over me at night vibrating all the time as it moves. I think it is trying to find another soft spot through which to attack me.
The Holy Spirit warned me that if I do not take care of this thing that it will eventually succeed in killing me. Hard to accept in the light of Luke 10:19. However, from personal experience I KNOW that this thing is out to cause my destruction.
In any case, for those that experience these absurd events any more than in a mere deceased cat/owner reunion like experience, the above just might be of some help to you.
Hi …I just wanted to post and update from yesterday. I had high anxiety about this after that night. I didnt want to go to bed. But I knew if I gave into it I would develop a phobia or something. So I went to bed and said my usual nightly prayers and talked to my Dad in heaven. I told them both what was happening and asked God to somehow guide me to know how to protect myself if it was something evil. I told my Dad and asked if he had any way to send me a sign if he knew what was going on and if it was good or evil. I did fall asleep, but left my light on (I never sleep unless it is very dark) . I woke up about 6 and felt the paw steps going around my feet again and concentrated on what it really felt like. It felt like a cat. I decided for the first time to quickly pop my head up and look. I saw nothing. When I woke up again about 8 I lay there thinking and I remembered that in the middle of the night I felt something holding my foot, by the toes actually. It was a soft touch. I wiggled my foot and it very softly and gently released my foot. I then realized that I felt safe…that the paw steps must be the spirit of one of my cats, I am thinking Bobaloo….and the touches are my Dad. I feel that it is a gift and I feel good about it. I am not afraid to go to bed tonight. I let my fear get away from me. I am thankful for stumbling across this site. I wish you all well
I’m glad that it’s nothing scary, Debbie. I wish you well too. Thanks for sharing your experience.
Hi everyone! I have been having this same experience going on for quite some time now. At first I thought I was dreaming. I have 10 cats right now, I had 13 at one time. I have lost some and they are buried in my backyard. I love them all dearly. I first felt what felt like a cat, somewhat heavy, walking in a circle around me, over and over and over again. My cat Bobaloo used to do that. It was very hard to sleep when he did this. He would step on my hair an pull it. I eventually made my room cat free so I could sleep uninterrupted. Well it happens pretty regularly, as well as other things, like the other night I felt what felt like a human finger poke my finger. It woke me up and I quickly withdrew my finger. I just figured it was my Dad in heaven. I have sleep apnea and sleep with a cpap but sometimes the mask slides off and i stop breathing because mask isnt on right to help me. My Dad had apnea also and used a cpap and I think he knows when I stop breathing and wakes me up. But last night the cat like walking happened again and I had just told my Mom about it. This time it scared me more, I dont know why. It felt heavier and two footed. I dont dare open my eyes, I just keep them closed until it stops. I did that last night but for the first time I felt an intense urge to kick my legs to stop it but I was too scared to do that also. I dont know why, but instead of thinking it was a cat, feeling the heavier feeling and feeling that it was two footed my scared brain imagined a red demon with hooved feet. I dont know why I got that in my head. Now that I have read that it actually is happening to others I feel so comforted. It is real. It is a real thing. I am not crazy. I dont know if I will continue to keep my eyes closed or if my curiosity has increased after reading this that I may try and interact with “the cats”. I just proof read this and realized that how I described the image of the demon in my head sounded like the devil, although in my head it didnt look like what images I have seen to be the devil in books, etc. That is kind of scary. My mind must have just gone into overdrive and imagined too much. I am going to just relax and believe it is spirits of my wonderful cats that have passed.
Hi, I’m Jody. My story started out as a cat on the bed. But evolved to something different. Every time I lay down, I feel something settle in between my feet. Then it feels like large gentle hands massage my feet. If I wiggle my feet, it goes away. I absolutely love it. It totally helps me sleep. At times , it feels like someone is pulling at my socks from different angles, whether I have socks on or not. It doesn’t seam to want to communicate with me, but it helps me releave stress. I hope it never goes away.
Hi, Jody. At least it’s comforting. That’s a good thing. 🙂 Thanks for sharing.
I’ve been experiencing the same phenomenon for a while now, maybe a couple years. I feel it get on the bed and curl up. Never owned cats, but have had many dogs and a few I had put down. A couple of weeks ago I got an idea, to investigate, and took a K-2 EMF device to bed with me. Bought it for the grand children when they became big fans of Ghost Hunting on TV.
I was laying awake on my left side with my left arm next to a pillow in the middle of the bed. The K-2 was powered on and laying on the pillow. The K-2 has a row of lights to indicate the strength of the EMF detected. The first light on the left comes on when the unit is powered. As I laid with my eyes closed, I felt IT get on the bed and opened my eyes. As soon as I felt IT touch the pillow, the second light on the K-2 illuminated, but immediately went off, as if the light coming on scared IT. I felt IT slowly creeping back on and off the pillow, causing the K-2’s second light to blink on and off in rhythm with what I was feeling. IT finally gave up and got off the bed. Wanting to know if IT is evil, I checked the web and found your post. Have any solutions, if needed? Thanks, Opa
I READ ALL THE ONES ON HERE HAS THE SAME AS ME.IT ALL HAPPENS AT NIGHT WHEN IM LYING DOWN RELAXINH,I FEEL THIS MOVEMENT ON MY BED.FIRST IT STARTS BY MY FEET WALKS UP ALONG MY LEFT SIDE TURNS AROUND STEPS OVER MY LEGS THEN COMES UP MY RIGHT SIDE AND STOPS THERE.WHEN IY DOESN’T MOVE ILL PAT MY HAND ON THE BED AND IT WILL STSRT WALKING UP MY SIDE. MAYBE A PERSON LIVED THERE BEFORE HAD A CAT AND DIED.
Hi, All. Last night it finally got to me to the point that I googled it. They say no idea is original, so I guess in the same vein, nothing that happens to you is happening for the first time “ever.” Unless it occurs during space travel. This will be the first time I’ve ever “said” any of this to anybody “out loud.” And, as disturbing as this phenomenon can be, I guess at my core I didn’t want anyone to judge me as crazy, or to tell me my home may be inhabited by a presence other than my own. I don’t know if finding I wasn’t alone in this makes me feel relief or more anxious. Reading through some of the comments, at 3 AM, at the same time made me feel scared and not…
Here’s my story. I can’t recall if this started in 2015, or 2016, but I know it hasn’t been happening for much longer. I specify that because I’ve lived in my condo since 2003, and I haven’t owned a pet since my early teens (I’m 43, now). I also have no knowledge of the prior occupants of my unit, and I don’t “feel” like, or at least recall, that it’s been happening for much longer.
So, as it usually happens, I’m laying on my side in bed with the sheet wrapped over my head so that only my face is exposed. I have the radio on very low hoping to be lulled to sleep as I’ve been insomnia-tic the past few weeks. Then it happens; I feel and hear what sounds like tiny little footsteps right above my face on the sheet. It always feels like it’s walking from the back towards the front of my face.
Like I always used to, I wait to see if “it” will eventually go past the edge of the sheet so I can actually see it. It never does. Most times I throw the sheet off or make a sudden jerk that would hopefully toss “it” away. No such luck because once I’m comfortable again, it happens, again. Like many of you have experienced, I’ve felt the bed shake, but in the beginning (I’m realizing right now as I’m writing this) I would think I was in a dream, or quite possibly experiencing very small tremors of an earthquake. Again, I’m coming to some realizations as I write this, so there is a chance this may have been happening longer than I’ve been cognizant of it.
None of my neighbors ever mentioned earthquake activity, so I never did either. Last night may actually be the first time I’ve been aware of the bed shaking with the footsteps in the same episode. Now, many of you (I only read about 3 or 4 accounts) reference cats. I’ve never before thought of it as such. It’s never felt THAT heavy. My house it critter free save the occasional mosquito or fly that manages to circumvent my apparently faulty screens. So, I would always think that it was something of the sort that 1) because of the quietness of night, and 2) the closeness of the sheet to my ear seemed magnified and louder. However, now that your “cats” have become part of my thought process, and the shaking of the bed added to the same equation, I don’t know what to think.
I used to have other theories that the footsteps were actually my blood pulsing through my veins making contact with the sheet. For clarity, we’re never aware of our blood pumping (unless actually taking a pulse), but, again, in the quiet of night; with the sheet laying on just the right spot, I thought maybe that was the sound I was hearing/feeling. Or, my other theory was that I was in that perfect place between awake and asleep where I was more susceptible to the dream world than reality… But, I’ve had THAT dream where I think I’m wide awake, laying on my back staring at my ceiling, but for the life of me can’t get up or scream. It feels like something invisible has me pinned down. I dispelled this as part of the phenomena because in my inability to move or scream, I groan loud enough that I usually wake myself up, and usually my first thought is what the hell do my neighbors thing is going on in hear (if they heard that).
I tried Once to catch it on video, but the fact that my camera phone light was so bright, I don’t think I ever relaxed long enough to allow it to happen. And in the strange likelihood that “it” is an actual sentient entity, it’s very likely smarter than to show up withe the camera rolling. Like I’ve seen many times while scrolling here, it is definitely “UNNERVING!” The thought that some “thing” or “Someone” may be invisible and still having a “real” affect on me is exciting (as long as it means me no malice), terrifying (if it isn’t decent in intent), and crazy because I can’t PhucKing see it!!!
It only helps a little to know I’m not alone. Only a little.
You’re definitely not alone, Melo. I’ve wondered many of the same things too. I have to wonder why it hasn’t happened my entire life if it’s a case of blood pumping, etc. It started around 2007 for me. Also, I’ve felt it just seconds after lying down and long before drifting off to sleep. Maybe we’ll never know what it is. Thanks for sharing your story.
Good afternoon all I’m glad you are all feeling thing as I’m am mine are many different thing and they seam to start as so as I get into bed like they missed me there one that seam like a rat on hamster clawing on the sheet and then come closer and closer I open my eyes but nothing there and I can still feel it I kick the blanket waiting to hear it hit the wall or floor but nothing then there is a small deer or sheep that like to prance around the bed now this has to leave foot print because I can feel it on the bed and it want me to know it there after a little while it go down and lays on my feet and nibbles or sucks on my toes then I have people that crawl on my bed and lay right next to me it seam like they are cold and want to get warm up they rub on my back and legs and play around with my ecap mask now I can feel the weight of them and their movement and ever their heartbeat so how does a ghost have weight or a heart beat hand that I can feel on me and does this ever stop I am not scared so much and more but then again not sure why it going on what do they want there other people in my house but no one ever said any thing about them well it not normal and like most of you starting to thing I’m crazy
I’ve been feeling a small creature (Id call it a cat if it wasnt for what transpired tonight) on my bed for about a week now. It definitely has four legs and it is very small. It had mostly stayed around my legs and I even felt it rest its head or some other part on my left leg. I ignored it and brushed it off at first thinking there is no such things as ghosts and its just my mind playing tricks on me, but lately I really am thinking Im losing my mind. About an hour ago I was trying to fall asleep and I felt it circling at the foot of my bed I grabbed my phone at the bedside and turned the light on to point where I was feeling it. I suddenly felt it run towards my face and I felt a cold run through and around me starting from my head going down to my toes. I laid dead still out of deep fear for about a minute, threw my covers off, turned on my lights, stared at my bed, then came downstairs to google whether Im going crazy, and now Im here.
My hairs are still standing on end. Im a 35 year old man who is now afraid to go to bed. What the hell is this? I dont think its a playful cat. Its something trying to mess with me.
Im glad I found this sight to know Im not the only one. Before this week I would have laughed at all these posts. Now Im writing one.
It is scary, Rob. You’re not crazy. It’s a phenomenon that seems to be increasing, and I don’t have an answer. At least we can discuss it here. I still feel a cat or whatever it is on my bed at times too. I’ve even felt the mattress compress near my arm, and I’m sure that it’s not my imagination either. We can’t all be crazy.
Thanks Kim, I still feel it every night. Even when I tried sleeping on the couch. It seems to only bother me when I try to sleep. I no longer fear it. If it was going to harm me it would have done so by now. It is annoying, it would be so much better if I could just see the stupid thing(s). I just ignore it the best and I can and hope it eventually lose interest in me.
You’re welcome, Rob. I still feel it, but not every night. I wish that I could see it too, but I also no longer fear it. I saw a ‘ghost cat’ in my home a few years ago. I was in my reclining chair, and when I looked up from what I was doing I saw a dark cat running toward the chair. It was looking right at me. It must have been meowing because its mouth was open as if it was, but I couldn’t hear it. I could only see it for a few seconds. It looked almost as solid as a real cat, but it seemed to look a little blurred and whitish, for lack of a better description. The cat disappeared into the bottom of my chair. I had the footrest up. Needless to say, it was very strange! It didn’t scare me, though. Maybe it’s what I’ve been feeling on the bed.
This is the strangest thing I’ve ever felt. I have never believed in ghosts or paranormal things. My boyfriend and I stayed at a Doubletree Hotel last night and I felt a “cat” walking up the bed. I shook hard thinking it may be a rat or something to try and flip it off the bed and it stopped. I could feel each paw depress the duvet, I could feel the duvet touch my skin as it walked. I cannot believe there are others who’ve felt this before in the same manner. I am perplexed…
It is a strange feeling, Jessica. The scariest part is not being able to see what it is.
I got woken up at 430 this am by something doing what could only be described as purring in my ear. I don’t know anything about the paranormal but I know what I heard. My eyes in that split second that it takes to wake up and focus saw movement right by my face. It disappeared so quick. There are no pets in this house and it was just built in 2014. I was scared at first because it startled me so badly that I heard myself say “Leave Me Alone” I’ve heard myself say things half in and out of sleep and it wasn’t in the tone of fear it was annoyance. Like this has happened before and I don’t remember it.
I’ll just share these two links & then I’m done trolling over here:
Makes for interesting reading, absurd as it is…
I observed the following during the last few weeks:
1. When I wake up due to visitations by this “cat”, my blood pressure is so high that I can hear it in pumping my head. As soon as I am awake, it slowly returns to normal. 2. Since sincerely rebuking this thing, it moves very gently & quietly so as to not to attract attention to it. 3. Lately it jumps off my bed and fiddles with me standing on the floor next to my bed.
Thus I can safely state the following:
1. This is indeed NOT a deceased pet! 2. This thing seriously wants to harm me & try to wear me out. 3. It responds to rebuking if I keep at it until it does so. 4. It is trying it’s best to interfere with what I am dreaming – giving me bad dreams instead. 5. It sends invisible creatures up my legs, sometimes on the inside. I’ve read about this somewhere, so my experience is not unique. 6. If you search under folklore, you’ll find accurate descriptions of this, however most believe folklore only to be stories.
Anyway, most would not believe all of the above – it serves as mere food for thought for those troubled by all of this. These are not deceased pets, that I can now state with certainty!
I have felt the sensation of something jumping on my bed like a cat or small dog for sometime. Sometimes it feels like someone sits down on my bed. It’s never really been anything worth any concern for me. Although last night it escalated for me. I woke up after a strange dream not bad just strange. When I woke up it felt like something was shifting it’s weight in my mattress like it was trying to get more comfortable. I moved to the side and punched the spot it came from. IT MOVED AGAIN. I looked in the mirror later that day and A scratch is on my chin that wasn’t there the day before. My finger nails no matter how hard I tried couldn’t scratch me. I keep them cut to short an OCD habit of mine. I am seeing stories all over online of the same experiences but no one has a name or any idea of something supernatural.
Sometimes at weird places, like school, I’ll feel a cat brush my legs. At school. I look and there’s nothing that could have done it. I had three cats that are now dead, but I don’t know if it was a strange cat with problems that made him like a dog instead of a cat or if it was the cat that used to be mean but then mellowed and kept me company while my mom read books to me…
G’day, I’ve just experienced something of similar that freaked me out, thinking automatically a ghost just bloody woke me up..Therefore I am now wide awake for the rest of the night while I’m guarding my wife and kids. So, here I am asleep and something pressed on the mattress or walked around my pillow, which definitely got my attention. I woke up straight away, only to find my 2 months old baby boy had his bedsheet covering his face!?? I freaked out and pulled it off within seconds. I looked at the time, which sadly fell right on MIDNIGHT!! Wtf! Goosebumps straight away! Today’s time and date when it occurred: 12:00am January 20. Any ideas what just happened? A guardian angel perhaps?
Hello. That is very scary, AJ! I would like to think that it was a guardian angel. I’m so glad that your son is safe.
I’ve had the same thing happen several times last week for the first time, it kind of freaked me out a bit, but after the second time I found a logical explanation that seemed to make sense and put my mind at ease. It’s your heart beat and that’s all it is. When everything is quiet and your body is still, especially if you are in bed, you can feel your pulse all through out your body, which in most cases it feels like the mattress is moving along with your pulse.
After coming to that conclusion I basically came up with the courage to kick my bed sheets, open my eyes and swipe my hand where the pulse (invisible cat) was located, just to prove 100% that some BS cat spirit isn’t trying to freeload on the comfort of my mattress. Sure enough, nothing happened.
Rest easy everyone, we are not being visited by fictional creatures, we’re just slightly more observant to our surroundings.
Okay, so I’m definitely relieved to know that so many others have experienced this as well. But I want to know what it means. I used to experience it every night, not owning a cat, but just feeling like it was definitely a “invisible” cat walking on my bed. Weirdly enough, still having the same bed but living in a different house, I don’t experience it anymore.
I have had the exact same thing for years. I didn’t tell anyone as I was a militant sceptic who would have only been teased about it! It would happen twice a week for probably 7-10 years.
Then, one morning my brother came out of his room saying the bed he was given a few days ago, was haunted and described the same experiences i had for years!
Then I came clean and told everyone about my experiences! It felt like a kitten, which took a very regular path around my bed.
Herewith a follow up: The praising God bit helped for one night only. The very next night this thing/things would not budge. The next thing I did was praying quietly over & over “I pray that the blood of Jesus & fire of the Holy Spirit surrounds me like a penetrable wall until the morning”. It did not remove it/them from my bed, but it/they did not touch me all through the night.
I have found the following on this topic:
2Co 12:7-9 And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure. (8) For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me. (9) And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
Mar 9:28-29 And when he was come into the house, his disciples asked him privately, Why could not we cast him out? (29) And he said unto them, This kind can come forth by nothing, but by prayer and fasting.
Thus: 1. This happens to the strongest of Christians 2. Some things just cannot be cast out
I have absolutely no idea why this is so. But I’ll have to live with it, same as Paul did.
For my non Christian friends, I came upon the following:
Really WEIRD stuff, but so is what is happening to us.
Hope the above can be of help to some of you.
Hi All, So glad I decided to do a search on this. It helps validate the real experiences we are having. Two days ago I decided to take a nap. I was almost asleep when my cat jumped on my bed. I thought “Oh darn, I don’t want her coming in my room (cat hairs all over), but then she walked over and snuggled next to my calf(leg calf…not baby cow,,,lol) I decided to just go to sleep because it was so sweet. I woke up and opened my door (first clue), and simultaneously saw her in the living room! Then I remembered this had happened a few weeks ago too. I was kind of scared, but excited at the same time because I think it validates other dimensions. About four years ago, my bed was on the floor (no frame) and I felt something pushing up from under my bed. Even though I knew that was not possible, I moved my bed around anyway. Then I feaked out that maybe something was inside my mattress. I felt this on about three or four separate times within a couple of weeks. It then stopped. However, the next thing that happened on a frequent bases was that my bed would vibrate…even when I was fully awake. This continued for about three years. I finally thought of doing a search on it. To my amazement many, many people across the globe have had the same experience. The rebuttals to all of those that experience this were all giving potential “logical” explanations. The thing is, you can easily tell that they had not experienced anything like it and did not understand the reality. I absolutely do not think any of it evil, but rather a blessing to be able to realize paranormal experiences giving insight into the truth of knowing there is more than what we can see and touch.
I get this quite frequently too. It first started a few days after my cat passed away, around this time last year. Woke up with the feeling of my legs being scratched, kinda just knew it was him so let it continue until it got a bit annoying so just moved my legs and it stopped. Then I felt him at the bottom of my bed another night, kneading away, so I just talked to him, as crazy as that sounds. Lately he doesn’t jump up unless I talk to him and say stuff like ‘you coming up to see me’ and just all the usual things I would say to him when he was still alive. I don’t find it scary at all. Some nights I call him but he’s not around and I feel a bit sad that he didn’t visit that night. Glad I’m not the only one this happens to, was wondering if I was going a bit crazy or just imagining it all because of missing him but I know that I definitely feel him there. Strange.
These are Incubus & Succubus spirits. They have every intention of harming you, especially your marriage, causing depression, suck your energy, manipulating your thoughts etc. I am a dedicated strong Christian. Rebuking them did not work using the name of Jesus. The * * * ONLY * * * thing that works is to start praising God the moment they appear. They cannot stand this & will leave within a minute or so.
If you are not a Christian, then I have no remedy for you. Maybe there is, but I don’t know of it.
If you are a Christian I have no remedy for you. No evil in these experiences, just sensitivity to other dimensions.
Hi Kim, One thing Ive noticed in reading other peoples replies is that they all seem to have happened in the last 3-4 years or so. It’s the same with Me as well. In 2013 my Cat died here at home. I couldn’t bury him here so I buried him at my girlfriends apt. She had a big backyard. Shortly after that, One evening I felt something jump on the bed. It felt heavy like my Cat. He was a big boy. It startled Me but I was intrigued by it. I talked to it, experimenting a bit, somewhat humoring my own imagination and feeling slightly silly but in the back of my mind I wondered if it was my Cat visiting me or had he ever left? So then, every once in a blue moon this would happen. Id say, once or twice a year up to now. Maybe around 5 times total. It’s so infrequent that I always forget about it. Well, Two nights ago, Tuesday night, it happened again. Scared me because I was just settling down to fall asleep, it was late around Midnight or so. It just landed on my bed as if jumping up from the floor like it had in the past. No activity other than that. Just the landing thats it. Now, I jumped up from laying there and scrambled for my nightstand light and turned the light on. Like always nothing was there. I felt all around the bed, no warm spot or sensation or anything like that, that would indicate sometging actually was there on the blankets. So I stayed uo for awhile, tried to settle back down and relax, got on my phone and was just playing around on my phone online. About 20 minutes later we had an earthquake. Originated in Nevada but we felt it here. Pretty weird coincidence but I think we all know the story of animals acting strange right before earthquakes and big storms. But, im starting to not think it’s the Ghost of my Cat, seeing how that’s a lot of activity for Ghost Cats in the past 3-4 years with everybody. I find the timeline that everyone is experiencing for the most part is slightly peculiar. Im included in that timeline with my Ghost Cat as well. It could be something other than the Spirit of our animals especially since others have reported this phenomenon to progress. To become more aggressive or bold. Now, If you put any weight on Paranormal occurances and/or Spiritual/Metaphyical things then that is typical with Poltergiests, Spirits, Demons etc. They feed off of energy, Good or Bad, BUT Negative energy like Anger and especialy Fear are like Super Catalysts for it. In the Spiritworld/Otherworld/Astral Plane (whatever you like to call it) – which overlaps our physical material world we live in- Supernatural beings/things are attracted to energy of various forms ,Emotions, thoughts, even the residual affects of physical action like extremely violent incidents or great tragedy are felt on the Subtle Plain and cause impact some stronger than others. They draw energy to become stronger, it feeds them (in a sense). I tend to think if your prayers seemingly do not work it may actually be working. Whatever it is it doesnt like it so its lashing out and fighting back. It may be very strong as to withstand your prayers and your own personal power and faith. I would advise to continue praying. Ramp up the effort and hit it with everything youve got. Be persistent and unrelenting. You may be going to a spiritual war with something you dont really want to know and this is only the begining. It appears to be playing little games with you, seemingly friendly and innocent at first and then it will turn.get stronger, braver, bolder. I wouldnt talk to it as I have done and others have done. It sounds like that doesn’t really do anything but continue it’s activity or enable it. As of now I will be resorting to my religious beliefs to send it to where it belongs. But like I said earlier, it MAY be something other than a Ghost Cat or It may NOT be anything more than that. Could it be that the spirit ofnyour beloved pet is coming to visit and play? Is it REALLY you Cat that just hasnt moved on to the afterlife and is sticking around or even stuck here? Maybe some of these people are experiencing their Cat and some are experiencing a more Malevolent Force.The question is…How curious ARE you? Lol.
About two weeks ago, I felt as if our cat jumped on my bed trying to knead as she always does to find comfy spot. I thought I might have left mt door open, but I always keep it shut at night. Soon after the first knead on the right side of my head, another one started on the left side. That’s when I got scared and pulled the blanket over my head and prayed. Whatever they were they settled down. I got out of bed later to see if my door was open, but it was shut. It has only happened the one time, but I still do not have an explanation for it. Someone said that pioneers once lived in this new subdivision, which may be true as two minutes drive out of here are fields of corn in summer.
In the old house a couple of years back, many times I would sense that someone gently laid on the pillow beside me. A close relative had just died so it was easy to attribute it to her ghost as this is the same bed she slept in when she came to stay, sometimes months at a time. But still, it startled me. Because she was murdered in her house, it is my belief that the soul does not rest until the time came for her natural death. It stopped after a while, which to me confirmed that this was the case.
I had another experience when I was about fifteen. I was always the last one to go to bed after finishing homework. The table was in an open area where the road is visible and this one night I looked out and saw two white things with sheet draped over them. One looked like and adult and the other a child perhaps. When they moved, it was like jumping in slow mo. They headed towards our house. I was so frightened, that I put everything away in a jiffy and went to bed. When I related it to my mother the next morning, all she said was that I must have imagined it. Since moving to Canada, I have come to know that it was the time of Halloween which coincides with a period in Hinduism when the dead is observed. There was no deaths in the neighborhood that I knew of for the short time we lived there, but it was real….I saw them. I still see it vividly as if it happened last night.
I have to ask; of all the people commenting here, who all has taken or takes either a PM medicine (Tylenol PM or off brand) or Benedryl? I know this may seem crazy to ask, but believe it or not, these medicines have a trippy side effect quite often. It took me about two years to figure this out. You don’t have to take prescription medicines to hear, see, or feel things that aren’t there. I used to hear unintelligible radio noise, see black patterns dancing about the room, feel little feet walking around my legs and head, and feel like things are biting or crawling on me. On several occasions, I would get up and turn on the light, convinced bugs or something was crawling in my bed. Only once did I really have an insect in my bed and it was a ladybug. The only common factor was that I was taking the cheap Tylenol PM and Benedryl from the dollar store. For a while, I honestly thought I was in the beginning stages of schizophrenia. That was the only logical conclusion I could come up with. Then when I realized I was actually still being logical, that idea was thrown out. All of the things you all are describing are very real to me, as I have experienced most all of them. In the end though, it wasn’t demons or ghosts. It was bad fillers in cheap OTC nighttime and allergy medicine. I do not feel, see, or hear things anymore. I would have thought I was allergic to the main ingredient if it weren’t for the fact that other more expensive brands didn’t have the same effect.
I have had this very same thing happen to me but its not just cats with me… a couple of times it has felt like a dog (the typical weight of a lab) is walking up to me… i have also had a cat like creature thing land on my legs once and i found bruises… so this is really scaring me, i’m 16 years old and this is so freaking creepy…
Hi there :] I can’t believe there are so many of you with the same kind of supernatural experience. I thought I was going nuts and didn’t tell anyone. No drugs, no alcohol, no medications, no mental disorders, no animals in the house. I don’t really remember when was the first time I have experienced this “invisible cat jumping on my bed” phenomenon but I think I won’t ever forget the most recent time this happened. I woke up along with my boyfriend early in the morning and once he left for work I went back to bed to take a short nap, set the alarm on my cellphone and put it right next to my head. Straight afterwards I felt as if something like a cat jumped on the bed and started moving from where my feet were towards my head. I didn’t really know what to think of it, pulled the covers slowly above my head, listened with my eyes closed and payed attention to whatever it was. Now the . . . unbelievable part starts . . . once it came to my head it took my cellphone and started observing it. That was the moment that made me feel like “what the f*ck” and (still with my eyes closed) I just . . . grabbed it. Yes, I actually felt . . . something, unbelievably unusual. I didn’t dare to open my eyes though. I didn’t want to see it. This little thing lying on my chest, observing my phone didn’t really seem like being bothered at all. Once I let it go, it just put my cellphone back to where it found it (more-less), moved a little and… to be honest, I don’t really remember what happened past that moment. It’s strangely blank. I might have fallen asleep after that, or… Anyways, even though reading all your comments, I still don’t know what to think of this.
Hi, Alice. I felt that way too at first. That’s when I went searching for others with similar experiences, and then I decided to post on the subject. We can’t all be imagining things or losing our minds. It’s very strange, to say the least.
Alice, I had a similar experience several years ago. It was actually more of a funny story than creepy. I’ve had night terrors since I was little. I actually wake up seeing things (in complete darkness mind you) that aren’t there. I usually turn on the light and that fully wakes me up. Then I laugh at myself. So about 8 years ago I had a dream that this big furry spider dropped down from a web in my ceiling fan and into our bed. I got a hold of the furry booger and was beating the fool out of it when all of a sudden my husband woke up screaming “What The Hell!” He turned on the light and asked me what the hell I was doing beating him in the leg in the middle of the night. I still haven’t lived that one down.
So this ghost cat sensation just happened to me last night staying at a holiday Inn in Florida. Never had this sensation happen before but have seen spirits (which is freighting to me), felt presence of spirits for very long time. I am very intuitive. I was awakened four times last night with what felt exactly like a cat walking across the top of the sheets, going towards middle of bed. I’d fall back asleep and it’d happen again. So I looked on Google and to my surprise found all of you. Told the gals at the front desk about this and they definitely seem sceptic but that’s OK. I really don’t know what I’ll do if it continues…
Hi, Andrea. Thanks for sharing your experience. It is very scary at first. Have you experienced anything since going back home?
I’m sooo happy to find these posts are still active. I lost my dog about 6 months ago. He is buried in my yard only like 50 feet from my bedroom window. Anyway, since his passing I’ve experienced what feels EXACTLY like him jumping on the bed and even making his spot comfy (sorta walking in circles) than plopping down to “spoon my butt”. Let me add, he’s a small dog about 25/30 pounds and although it felt like he was lying down to cuddle, I didn’t feel it say on my leg just the bed and blankets. I REALLY hope it is him and I’m NOT going crazy!!! I mean every time it happens I immediately think of him and can imagine what and why he’s jumped up there. IDK but it feels good to share with those who’ve felt it too.
Hi, MeLisa. Like I’ve said many times, we can’t all be imagining things or losing our minds. Something strange is definitely happening.
This has just happened to me its 5am. Ive experienced this a few times in the last few days, but tonight I woke up to the feeling of a cat jumping onto my bed and then fighting with another cat. I heard that classic alley cat fighting sound.
I do not believe in ghosts, but when you are in a dream state it seems real. I have just lost a pet cat that i was extremely close to and i think it is just grief or something. The strange thing, might just be coincidence, is that i was having a dream about my other cat, who is very solitary and still alive, walking around my room. I thought it was him that jumped on my bed, but he would never come into my room and never has. So while i was sitting up in my bed reading some of the comments on this blog my other cat starting meowing at my door. I almost had a heart attack, i got such a fright. A very strange coincidence as he has never done that before and i cant recall ever dreaming about him before tonight.
I know this is just my imagination, and i have never ever had a nightmare or anything of the sort before. I will see what happens in the next few days and make another post.
As i said, i dont believe in ghosts, i do believe it was just some sort of dream as it happened at about 4.30 – 5am, the time of night when your dreams start happening.
Look up lucid dreaming, Adam. That might be what you experienced. Dreams can seem very real! I’ve awoken with my heart pounding in fear.
I had a dog pass away and buried in my yard about 12 years ago. Me n my German Shepherd did everything together, kinda like two mischievous brothers lol. He always understood me n knew what to do. In the passed year or so I would be at my desk on the computer and I would turn around really fast to what sounded like a big dog jumping on my bed. It would be really loud, n the back board would Smack the wall.
When I would lay down I would hear my really clicky keyboard being pressed. It’s one you really gotta press em to even hear the click too
This also started the same time I felt these cold breezes while I’m in the computer even on a hot day with the ac off.
Idk he’s been gone for so long, but this has only been happening in the last year or so.
Hi, Alexander. Maybe nothing changes after death other than the lack of a physical body. It’s a mystery.
I’ve had experiences with the paranormal for quite a long time now. First known experience was in my first owned home. A little girl would skip down the hallway. You would only catch a glimpse out of the corner of your eye. What was funny is that it would only appear when no one was home, to include my daughter who was young at the time. What was really odd is my daughter always talked about her sister when she was little. She is now 24, married, and has no recollection about it. At the time we didn’t think about it too much because she quite a character as a young child.
Whatever this thing was only shook me up once or Twice. This occurred as my son was born. The creature would make its presence known by a feeling of electric energy near you and a smell of spoiled milk. When it was around I’d always look for baby bottles left behind the couch. Then you could feel this presence. When we moved out I ran into the person I sold the house to. She was about to ask me a question, but stopped in mid sentence and left. I know she was going to ask if I’ve ever experienced anything. When you have sen this first handed you know the face of someone who has seen it too. Now in my new home I have the ghost cat feeling on my bed. I thought it was the sleep number bed adjusting, so I took it apart and fixed the foam on the inside. It stopped for a while, but if you fall asleep on the couch, it sometimes you can see it there also. I’ve seen tops of plastic lids being thrown up in the air in the basement and little kids voices. Not sure what may be next. I’m only writing this because it was there last night. It awoke me in the couch, I’m not quite for sure because I woke from a deep sleep, but I believe it had my blanket suspended in air and threw pillows at me off the other couch. I got up and went to bed with my wife.
Hi, Chris. It sounds like in your first house it was either a child or something more sinister that could have been disguising itself as a child. I’ve even felt ‘the cat’ on the arm of the chair next to me. I can feel the arm of the chair sink down. It is a strange feeling. I’m sorry that you’re having those experiences. As far as I know I have nothing more than a cat spirit in my home. I’ve felt and heard others passing through, but not since I quit staying up late. I could hear someone or something coming down the stairs right next to me.
That is intense!!! WOW! I believe you because I have had a variety of experiences, but nothing to this degree. It is real.
I am so glad to read these posts as I have had the same thing happen to me over the past few years. Some of the time I just feel them jump on the bed really lightly and the sit on the end of the bed. Other times I have woken up and seen them one even followed me to the bathroom and waited outside. What does this mean?
Hi, Janet. I really don’t know. I wish that I did. I usually only felt a cat jump on my bed at night, but the other day I felt it after lying down for a mid-afternoon nap. I waited to see (or feel) what would happen. I felt a little movement again, but it didn’t walk toward me as it usually does. It seemed to lie down. As long as it leaves us alone, I wouldn’t worry about it. As strange as it is, I’ve become used to it.
Hi, I have the same thing happening to me. This started right after my husband passed away. I hear it walking on the carpet and then it jumps onto my bed. I was also alarmed at first and very scared. It sometimes walks up the side of my body to my head and then turns around and walks down to my feet again. Sometimes it shakes like a cat or dog that is wet and tries to shake the water from their bodies then lies down. This does not just happen in by bedroom it also happens at night when I sit at my computer. I never sit right back on the chair and it will then jump onto the chair. It seems to follow me wherever I go, even on holiday. I have had 3 pastors at my home to pray and clean my house – did nothing. I have been for prayer, still happens. I also pray and have my bible open on my bed, does not help. I have seen the indentations on the bed as it walks. Lately it also started to touch my hair then I would shake my head and it stops for a while but continues again. I cannot see anything and neither can my daughter or my mother but I know its there. Sometimes it will lay on my legs and then I kick and turn around. It stops for a while and then starts again. I have now accepted it.
the past week i have felt something that felt like a cat hopping up on my bed and something going across my legs it freaked me out i woke up and truned on my Tv and there was nothing , i turned the Tv off and went to sleep never thought anything about it then a few nights later i felt it again this time i turned on the bedroom light and got up and told my son about it , he told me try and go back to sleep i left my bedroom door open this time usually it’s closed just a little bit and i finally got to sleep when i woke up that next morning i felt like i hadn’t slept . i’ve been going through depression this past year i’m wondering if something is giving me some kind of sign i’m speechless
WHY DID I THINK IT WAS A GOOD IDEA TO READ THE COMMENTS?!?!
I found your post from Google and thought that I related to it to a certain point.
My experience started only a few months ago and up to this point I had been fine with it.
For me it feels like a cat jumps on my bed and then curls up on my side or between my legs, but mostly on my side.
It started at my parents house and it freaked me out a little bit only because my cat is crated at night and only my dog laid with me (on my other side). I would look over because it distinctly felt like a cat curled at my side. Of course nothing was there. However I usually passed it off as just my extremely soft memory foam topper being weird or something.
For the most part I kept ignoring it and just passed of off as nothing, my body settling, or sometimes I would tell myself that it was my deseased dog of a few years laying with me again suddenly (which I still kind of believe. For a while after she passed it felt like she was there but that was because she slept with me every night for years).
However a couple of months ago I moved about two hours away from home for college and into my friend’s house. They have several cats (as in like, 12 or so) and I also brought my own cat with me. However in my room only one or two of them come in occasionally, so it’s usually just my cat and I in here.
I have noticed that I still get the feeling like a cat has jumped up and then decided to curl up on my side. I usually just ignore it (although I will look to see what’s there and then see nothing or move my hand down thinking its my cat to pet him, only to feel nothing). It doesn’t even freak me out or anything. Sometimes it makes me feel happy knowing that there is some kind of kitty wanting to lay with me.
….but these comments, man….
They kind of freak me out.
I’m just going to stick to its nothing but a ghost cat laying with me.
Tonight I’m going to ask my housemates if they ever get that feeling (although I doubt it because they all have a couple of cats with them at night).
We’ll see if it ever escalates or if anyone in my house feels it too.
The same thing is happening to me…………with no cats around. It doesnt happen every night but very frequently. I can feel them land on the bed and then walk over my feet. The funny thing is my adult daughter is experiencing the same thing and she lives in a different home……
I had similar experiences for a number of years as a teenager into my early twenties. It was a soft comforting feeling for me, as though a lightweight cat was walking on my bed on first one side and then the other side. It started at the bottom of the bed on one side from my foot up to my hips and then on the other side. I was never frightened; I just thought it was a puzzling comfort. I tried to explain it to a counselor, years after it stopped, and said “You know that feeling like there’s a cat walking on the blanket when you lie down to take a nap in the afternoon?”…and she said, warily I think, “No.” Her response puzzled me like she thought maybe I was making up a story or it unnerved her. Anyway, I explained it to her and that was that. Finally, just now, I decided to look it up on google. And this has been my story!
I have had very similar experiences in the last week. I felt the weight of a cat jump on my bed and make its way towards my face. I could hear the cat purring. When I opened my eyes there was nothing there. Anyone else felt / head the purring? It happened again last night, this time it felt like a smaller creature. I have been worried sick that it could be a mouse! Again made its way towards my face and I could feel the purr. I dont have any cats right now but maybe I should.
A little petrified to go to sleep tonight.
OK, I have the same thing going on here. I thought maybe it was my passed away dog at first, but now I feel it’s a cat. I have a cat and the cat animal spirit only visits when my cat isn’t in the room. I tell the cat to leave the room but she just continues to walk around me on the bed, playing at my feet, laying by my back or laying by my head. Its very annoying because I can’t get it to leave. Do I need a medium to get this cat to move on.. Good grief..
lol. you make me smile Good Grief!! No worries, I think it is cool to be sensitive to other dimensions. Sounds like you got a playful onery one!!!
well here I am ,was trying to research why I felt a cat walking around on the bed and it put me on this sight.Im going through this every night.If it would lay still so you could sleep maybe it wouldnt be so bad.Im the only one here and when I mentioned this to my daughter I think she thought I was loosing it. Im really glad Im not alone on this.And by the way I slept in the spare bed once and it came to that room also.So hopefully there is a reason for this.
I have had the exact same experience yesterday morning. And I am confidently sure that it was a cat that jumped onto my bed. I don’t have any pets currently and there was no way a neighbour’s cat could’ve gotten into my place and if it did, I would have clearly seen it. I was alone in the flat. It was an awesome experience though. I had a cat that passed away – he was my everything and it felt like he just came to visit me that morning.
I know I’m not crazy! The past 8 years or so off and on, I will feel the bed move slightly. Almost as if someone walked by the bed and bumped into it. Now this will even happen when I am sitting in bed reading or watching something on my tablet. My husband and I sleep in separate rooms… he gets up for work before 3am and I have fibromyalgia so it just works out better for us. I have now experienced the animal thing 3 times in the last couple of weeks, but it doesn’t feel like a cat to me. We have a Shih Tzu who weighs about 16 pounds, and it feels like a similar weight so to me it feels like a dog. I never feel it jump on the bed, only the walking on the bed. Last night I was so convinced it was our dog I reached out to pet her, only to find nothing there. My door was closed so she couldn’t have gotten in the room. The strange thing is that I am a VERY jumpy, easily spooked person, but I was not uneasy at all. It almost felt calming. My husband thinks it’s our previous dog we had to have put to sleep as he was dying of kidney failure. I don’t know what it is but I would like to find out. I would be interested if others have had a sense of calming.
I am experiencing an invisible cat. Yes, I find it calming and reassuring that there is more than this life we know.
I came across this blog after I went searching on the internet for a possible answer to something that I experienced last night. While I was asleep, “something” jumped onto my bed and landed on my lower legs and feet! I immediately sat up and yelled out our cat’s name, as I turned on the light. The really strange thing is that our cat is an outside cat/Barn cat and was not in our house, nor did he have any way of getting in. I looked around the room to no avail, no cat “of course”, which is when I woke my husband and asked him if had thrown his leg on top of mine. He was confused and when I woke him and said that he hadn’t thought so…. he had been in a deep sleep. So I turned out the light and just shook it off as “weird” and soon fell back to sleep. Not sure how much time went by when it happened again! The same feeling of something about the size/weight of a cat jumping on my bed and lower legs and feet, which were covered by several heavy blankets happened just like it had before. This time, I yelled out, “Stop It!!!” and jumped out of bed after turning on the light next to my bed…. I was now terrified… My husband was sound asleep and again, no cat was in my room nor any other animal for that matter. I absolutely know that I was not dreaming. It was as real as the time that our older daughter accidently let our cat in during the night and he really DID jump on me …”my head” to be exact! After the second time, I was afraid to turn out the light. My husband hadn’t felt anything either time, and became irritated that I had the light on, so I reluctantly turned it off and did something that I had been neglecting for a while now…. started to pray to God for protection. After lying there for awhile, I was finally able to go back to sleep and there were no more episodes after that. I will conclude that over the years, I have experienced times when I have felt what I would say was “the mattress moving” or a feeling that there was pressure on my mattress/something moving on it. One time I was sitting on the couch many years ago very early in the morning while it was still dark outside, studying for a Nursing exam… I was the only one up and I felt the cushion next to me compress as if someone sat down next to me… It was very surreal and I never told anyone. I’ve never felt anything actually come into contact with my body though until last night. I sure hope that it was the last time!!! Glad to have come across this blog so that I don’t feel totally nuts.
I’m glad that I could at least help to make you realize that you’re not alone. As you can see, many others have also experienced something similar. We certainly can’t all be imagining things. It can be very scary.
I’m glad I’m not the only one too! It’s really annoying me. I’m fed up of being scared by it, but what can you do? Maybe I could put a bible under my pillow and put a cross up. I’m not religious but I’ll try anything. Any tips much appreciated, Julie X
Julie – It sure wouldn’t hurt to put a bible under your pillow and a cross on your wall. You might even tell it to go away using the same tone of voice that you would use if it were a living breathing animal. It’s worth a try.
I have had a similar experience but I didn’t think it was animals. I have a big puffy down comforter and random nights an unknown entity would poke at the blankets. It would poke one spot and then another and another. I would look and see no one , but I can feel the blankets move as it poked the blanket an I can hear the sound as if a person likes a down comforter. The first time I rebuked it in the name of Jesus Christ, it immediately went away. About a month later it happens again. This time I calmly watch it for a while. I see the blankets move at the pokings, I even pinches myself. I then told it to go away and leave me alone. That worked for 3 seconds and poking again. So I used the authority of The Name of Jesus Christ. It went away immediately and I went to sleep.
I think they are demons, looking to be invited in your life. I don’t associate with demons so I always command them to go away in Jesus name and they do immediately. It’s happens 5-6 times in 3 years
That’s very scary, Julie. Years ago it felt like someone sat on my bed every night. I tried to pray quickly because it seemed like praying made it worse. I never tried speaking out loud to whoever or whatever it was. Other things happened in that house too.
I have been experiencing what feels like invisible cats on my bed for about two months. I can feel when their paws sink into the bed. It mostly starts and stays at the bottom of my bed. If I’m on my back with my legs spread, I can feel something walk right up to my crotch then stop. If I am on my side, every once in a while I feel something walk on the bed behind my back. I too have felt something like a breeze. The first time was a couple of nights ago. It’s so unnerving that I have been getting my husband to lay with me until I go to sleep. I feel them while he’s in the bed too. He does not feel them, so he is convinced that it is RLS , Restless Leg Syndrome. I looked up the RLS symptoms and nothing like this is a symptom. It was a blessing to find in this blog that other people are experiencing the same thing. I remember a while back that my bed would feel like it vibrated very slightly. I just ignored it . I am going to get checked for RLS and maybe take meds for it and see if it stops. My husband thinks I am over reacting, but he’s not the one feeling the invisible cats every night. I moved into this house two years ago.
Hi, Marsha. I don’t see how it could be RLS. I can’t find those types of symptoms either, and I haven’t heard of anyone else reporting the sensation of cat(s) walking on the bed and RLS. I don’t think that you’re overreacting either. It’s easy for those to say who aren’t going through it. I was very scared at first, and I understand. I still experience the cats, and I don’t like it, but I’m not as afraid as I was. I used to call out for my dog. I figured that he would chase it away, and I wouldn’t be alone. Nothing bad has ever happened, and I just ignore it now. Maybe these ghost cats, if that’s what they are, have taken a liking to you. I know that isn’t comforting, but I don’t have an explanation. At least you know that you’re not the only person with this problem. I searched after dealing with it for months. I had to see if anyone else experienced it too. We can’t all be crazy or having the same medical problems. It’s real.
here’s a theory for you. Maybe it’s just strong memory for a beloved pet physically manifesting. The memory and loss felt makes the mind actually trigger muscle memory of past interactions with your pet. or then again it could be cat ghosts. Kim
Hi, We can’t all be nuts an we? lol. Recently my cat Snickers passed away. We were very close. He developed pancreatitis plus a large cyst on the pancreas, had several kidney stones and also small spots on his lungs. He went off his food and started going downhill fast. Two different vets tried various treatments and I tried syringe feeding him for just over a week but he had to have fluid IV several times and anti nausea meds just to keep anything down. The antibiotics they put him on just caused digestive issues and diarrhea. In his last week he ws getting weak and messed(runny diarrhea) on my be a few times which was not good but since I knew he was very ill I just washed things and let him stay on my be on an old comforter which he messed a few times. Anyway after trying to save him and not succeeding, he just started getting weeker and weeker and developing jaundice due to a slow liver function/failure. I decided it was time to relieve his misery and had him euthanized so the suffering would end. It was obvious he was not going to turn around. Well a couple of days after bruying him in a sealed container with his blanket and toys 3 feet down in the vegetable garden I have some very strange things happen here. The day he dies I put his littler box out in the carport with the intention of cleaning it the next day. the next morning some animal had used the box> Of course this could have been any neighborhood animal but it was a spooky. Then the weirdest thing happened. I decided to get rid of the carpet in my spare room, cutting it out and leaving just the foam under pad. Well the following morning there was a diarrhea stain on the under pad and it was fresh, not only that, beside it was a urine wet spot. I do have another cat but she is doing fine at the moment and was not ill with diarrhea. So this was unnerving to say the least. I also had the sensation of a cat jumping on my bed twice, 2 nights in a row. the second night it even nudged my hand like he used to do when he wanted to be petted. A third incident happened as well. He used to jump up beside me at the computer desk. Beside the desk there is a electronic piano keyboard. He used to jump up on that to get in front of me. Well it had an obvious sound when he used to jump on it. You know, the sound of a cat jumping up on a keyboard. lol. That was the last incident, which happened about a week ago. I like to think he was just telling me he was ok and not to worry about what happened to him. Or I’m going nuts, one or the other. rofl. We can’t all be nuts, can we? ha ha. Kim. p.s Missing Snickers so much. He was one of a kind.
That’s true, Kim. We can’t all be imagining the sensation of cats walking and/or jumping up on the bed. It’s happening to countless people.
Hey guys Colton back here with an update to my theory and it turns out that is 100 percent true at least for me that it is something like my legs expelling energy causing feelings of movement. I highly advise everyone here runs until their legs get tired and then lay back down. If it fixes it for you please share this information with everyone that experiences this issue. Have a nice day everyone and happy days for all who are fixed because of this
Hi Colton! I agree with your assumption. I have been dealing with the Cat walking on my bed sensation for a long time now and have tried everything from praying to filming and nothing worked. Well,a week ago I was napping and felt the cat walking up and down my side,then it was down at my feet and my right foot and toes were seemingly moving on there own with all these strange movements that I couldn’t do if I were trying. I sit up and called my girlfriend in and had her remove the blanket from my feet which would normally scare what I thought was a demon away but to my astonishment,this time it didn’t and we watched my toes and feet just moving in all sorts of direction like a nerve or muscle spasm. I then ask my girlfriend to grab the toes and foot with her hand and as she did this,I had the same sensation I have felt for at least a year,going up the side of my leg. I have concluded that the problem is physical,tho I cant explain how it works,I now believe this has been my problem all along. You could not have made me believe this for a second just a week ago. Since that time,The tingling in my body and legs and the feeling of a cat walking on the bed has CEASED. I can once again sleep without the feeling of all these sensations or the expectation of it on the nights I never had a visit of what I thought was a demon,disquised as a cat. I started walking on my treadmill and told myself this was all in my head and because of my back and leg problems and since that time (1 week) I’ve not had any problems. I was happy to see your post because it just confirms my findings. Happy I’m not any longer being chased by a demonic force and finally getting to sleep through the entire night. I hope your post,along with my confirmation will help others to overcome this phenominan that has plaqued all of us. Its not Supernatural but rather physical. Now,it is time for a nap!
Hi….I’m so glad both you and Colton think you have found the solution to this unusual problem; however, I don’t share your confidence. For the past couple of months with the exception of a brief one/two nights, I have been completely free of the ‘vibrating’ and the ‘feeling like a cat walking on my bed’ sensations. All of a sudden I sensed that there was nothing there and I didn’t do anything special, such as running on a treadmill to initiate it.
Since we don’t know what causes this phenomenon, there is no way of knowing what, if anything, will stop/prevent it. As one commenter reported. their experiences suddenly stopped then began again two months later. I am not holding my breath thinking this is the end of my experience with this strange mystery nor would I want to discourage anyone from trying various measures they think will help them deal with it.. Good luck and keep us posted.
This is happening to me as well although I feel something a little larger than a cat or maybe it’s more that one thing. I’ve felt it more vividly during sleep paralysis episodes, but when I fully wake up I feel it lightly on my bedding and when it touches my body it feels tingly and sometimes like mild electric shock. I do feel this electric shock sometimes throughout the day, but the I only feel it crawl on top of me when I lay down to sleep. I feel and hear the bedding move as it creeps up. I’ve felt it connect to my chakras or energy centers along my back while sleeping on my side, so my main theory about what it ‘wants’ is energy. I do feel a slight shaking, pulsing and vibrating from the entity and sometimes coming from inside my body. Since it has happened to me when I travel I feel it is something connected to me rather than my home or bed.
It is slightly comforting to read Kim’s post and everyone’s replies, and I’d like to commend the courage and strength of everyone. You all sound like wonderful, sensitive people. Another thing I take comfort in is that nobody seems to have been hurt or suffer any health problems as a result of this. LIke me, most of you seem to be very sensitive people with good energy. I have decided to not be afraid of it anymore. Thank you Kim and everyone.
You’re welcome, Chris. It’s somewhat comforting to know that you’re not alone, and it’s helpful to talk about it. I thought of something today. My cat stays with me almost all night long. I don’t feel the invisible one jump up on my bed when he’s there. I think that he senses it, and he’s protecting me. My bed is only twin-size, and I make space for him by my head. If I roll over, he goes to the other side. He has to be near my face, and he watches the floor. It’s as if he’s waiting or watching for something. Sometimes he leaves for a minute or two, but he always comes back. As strange as it sounds, I feel safer when he’s with me.
Nice to know, I am not crazy!! I have felt cats jump on my bed. Also one night I even felt a human or Something with human feet. Jump from the Floor to the bed. I have tryed not to let this brought me. Tonight of all nights home alone With both of my baby’s. My little girl is sleeping N her room. My little boy is only year old. As I was laying with him. On my bed getting him to Sleep. I felt the bed move a little. I am on my phone talking to my husband. When 3 jump up on and at the foot of my bed. It pissed me off then all at once. As I was moving my phone to see what was there. It happen again !! I have felt my face being touch befor.. Also my hair being pulled and my covers getting tuged on.. I have also felt it move on me. Yet as if it was getting bigger. My back kills me of the morning. Sometimes I can’t even set up to get out of bed. Also as if I have no energy next morning..
That’s scary, Tina. I’ve been touched before too, and it wasn’t a cat. I felt the hand of a child on my thigh. I could tell that it was small, and it was warm. No one was there. I don’t have small children. Another time I was scratched on the ankle, and it bled a little. I had three distinct marks on my ankle, and it burned terribly. That was years ago at another house. I haven’t had that problem since, but that house was haunted. I’m sure of it. I could tell you story after story on things that happened there. An invisible cat would have been the least of my worries. I can’t sense anything here but a cat. I hope that you find a solution for your problem.
I just stumbled upon your blog. Thanks for a rather unique post. I had this happen to me about 17 years ago when my son was just born. I went through a bizarre time when I swore something was always in the bed with me and I would slam on the light switch to nothing there. I would see the covers decompress and hear humming into my pillow when I tried to sleep. I would hear something walking across the room and stop next to my side of the bed, with the jingling of keys, I thought, but could possibly have been a dog / cat license. I could not get my own dog to enter the room. He was a Rottweiler and he would stand up to my long mirror, barking loudly, trying to jump up on my dresser. I broke the TV in 8 months sleeping with it on constantly, because I was terrified of what was happening. I had a breakdown from lack of sleep for about a year and quit my job. Consequently, my mother loves cats and we have had quite a fair share of animals, many of which are buried around the house. Now, I tend to ignore anything strange going on, which is rare. Just last night I had something move up my legs to about my hips with an electric charge, like when you get that winter static in your clothes. This is in a different house, newly built house. I did not get afraid at all, and it stopped right away. I tend to have lots of paranormal things happened to me, as I’m highly sensitive and they follow me wherever I go. My son is grown and now I have a four year old daughter and we always keep in mind the children’s well being in these situations. I was completely alone in this and my father told me just deal with it years ago. I had terrible sleep deprivation which only amplifies the situation and I lived a small tightly-knit community where help for the supernatural was not readily available.
I’m sorry that happened to you, Lee-Ann. I’m sure that I’m highly sensitive too. If something is near, I know about it. Thankfully, it’s only a cat in this house. I can understand how those experiences would keep you awake. I would keep a small dim light near the bed at night. Best wishes to you.
They are literally messing with me right now. I came up with a theory though, what if these feelings we get are caused by built up energy? I live a fairly dormant lifestyle and I’m thinking what if this is our bodies way of releasing some energy to keep us more balanced or something idk? Anyone else agree ?
That’s a plausable theory. I’d like to know if more than one person can feel these creatures at the same time. I haven’t heard from anyone who has experienced that. I don’t suppose we’ll ever know why or how it happens. I still experience it too, but I’m no longer afraid.
I’m yes yes of course for this is not a mental disorder, from what I believe this is your bodies way of releasing unused energy (causing odd jolt sensations that feel like there is a presence around us) I strongly recommend if these feelings are keeping you awake that you go for a good run, enough to tire your legs out. And also have a great day.
I have also had dreams like that … last year exactly on this day I was dreaming an animal was inside a can trash can banging to get out, someone opened the top of the trash can and it saw it was a cat and when it jumped up to get out I woke up (through the whole time of the banging in my dream I was scared) when I woke up I felt something jumping (hopping) toward me, it got all the from my feet to my chest ! But something that everyone has had in common on these comments is that they have all had a cat and I have never had a cat in my life … I got out of bed cause I was sooo spooked I thought it was a rat or spider something that could have been real from how real it felt ! But nothing was there, I tried to go back to sleep but couldn’t so I got up to go lay down with my grandma when I got into her room my grandma was talking on the phone to her niece who called her to tell her that her brother had passed away a few minutes before calling … which was exactly the time that I felt that. Today Is a year that he died, I hadn’t had that feeling since then till this day. So I am scared ! Has this ever happened to anyone who has no cats !?
im sooo glad i read your blog. i have been having an invisible cat walk on my bed for a few years now. and sometimse…i swear its a human being walking on my bed. yep i was scared at first and sometimes i start to get afraid esp. if its the human type steps, but like everyone else i just decided to not care. because whatever it is, its invisible and it seems to have no real physical power beside walking around invisibly. once, my nephew slept in the other side of the room on a mattress on the floor and he said yes, he felt the footsteps at night sometimes but like me decided it didn’t matter. its still a mystery though but, it feels pretty good to know im not the only one.
I’ve decided not to care too, Rhiannon. I can’t control it, and so far it hasn’t caused any harm.
I get these cats all the time. I recently moved and it have been happening way more than it used to, and like 3 even 4 cats sometimes. They seem to be very friendly and rub against me and pur even. I can see them but they are just like a shadow or transparent. A few years ago i found out how to leave my body and explore (astral projection) To do it you first have to bring your body to a certain state or vibrational level. The reason i talk about it is becasue that state you have to be in is the same state you are in when you feel and see the cats. If your not frightened by it try to go a step further next time and try to roll over and out of bed without actually physically doing it. One day you will and from there the possibilities are endless. I can actually interact with these cats but only with my spriritual body, not physical. Its hard to explain but when it happens to you it will all make sense. Don’t be scared, there is nothing to be frightened of. If you get attacked just know that it can cause you NO physical harm and whoever you believe in ask them to protect you. 😀
That sounds scary, Jai. I felt that I could do that when I was a child, but in time I no longer had the ability. That’s a completely different subject, but it’s one that’s just as interesting. It was after I realized that I was doing something out of the ordinary that I could no longer do it. I’d rather not interact with these cats. I’m a bit frightened by them. I’ve been ignoring them. It scares me to feel something that I can’t see.
my sweet cat ursey was born in my home in the cellar in the christmas decorations a white ball of fur with blue eyes, he was with us and grew up with my son who was 5 yrs old , he was with us for 20 yrs when his kidneys failed i brought him home after he was euthanized to bury in our yard, then decided to have him cremated instead in case we move. A few months after I felt him walking on my bed when i was trying to sleep it happened many times and scared me so I moved around to avoid the feeling, well last night I woke up at 5am from noises outside suddenly felt walking on my bed I froze but decided to be brave I lay still and felt paws walking over my legs as he used to do then I felt the whole body rest down onto my legs I remained still and felt a paw needing the blanket then Felt a claw on my leg as I remain still I could fell a strange purring . This experience will be with me forever.
Hi, Terry. First of all, I’m so sorry for your loss. Losing a pet is losing a family member. You were fortunate to have a visit from your kitty, Ursey. 🙂 You will likely feel him now and then. You might even see movement from the corner of your eye or feel him brush up against your leg. You might hear him too. I heard my kitty Ginger jump down from a kitchen chair days after she passed away. It’s nice to know that they’re still around. Thanks for sharing your experience.
I also live next to an old folks home where many people come to die so I have always believed and had dreams of ghosts my whole life very vivid scary dreams a few supernatural things have happend over the years but nothing like this. I wondered when this spirit started following me and attached itself to me ive been to some crazy mental hospitals to get better and theres also a hospital on the otherside of the old folks home and around the block a graveyard. So to determine where it came from could be anywhere.
I had a scarey incident worse then usual. My husband was in another room. And I went to bed early and it felt like something jumped on my legs and I looked nothing was there. Then I felt same olé thing not constantly mabe once a week. But last night scared me so bad yelled for my husband to come quickly after the bed was jolted. afraid to go to sleep.
I’m sorry that happened to you, Carolyn. I’ve been scared badly enough to call for my dog. I feel safe when my pets are in the room. I’ve never actually seen them on my bed, but I definitely feel them too. We can’t all be losing our minds or imagining things.
I am so relieved to read that other people have this happen to them too. Both my mother & I would have this happen if we slept in their spare room – we would joke that it was the ghost of our neighbours deceased cat Claude. My mother died 4 years ago and the ‘cats’ have started again, in my home, with more regularity. I never used to be frightened and wondered if it was my mum trying to reach me, knowing that I would recognise the pressure of a what feels like a cat walking on the bed. Lately, I’ve found it a little frightening so no longer sure what to think. It wakes me and my whole body freezes with fright now. I’m not explaining this very well sorry! I always knew I wasn’t losing my mind but I still can’t understand whether this is something good or not.
You explained it well, Paula. I’m still experiencing it too. I often feel a cat jump onto my bed, but nothing is there, of course. It’s scary in the dark. As silly as it sounds, I sleep with a nightlight. I want to see what it is – if it’s ever visible. I don’t want any surprises, although feeling an invisible animal jumping onto my bed and walking across it is always a surprise. I’m scared the first few seconds after it happens, and then I try to think of something else.
I haven’t noticed the cat(s) lately. Maybe they’re gone now. I’m not sure, but I haven’t had any more issues. Maybe my lack of a reaction did it. I stopped allowing myself to be scared, and I didn’t encourage them either.
Hi Kim, the cats started walking on my bed only 2 or 3 months ago and it only happened a handfull of times. I would sit up in bed and look thinking it was my cats but there never was anything there. I am still pretty freaked which is why I googled it and found your blog. I was very surprise to actually find something about it because I was seriously thinking I was losing my mind. About a week ago tho, things got really scary. I was having an afternoon nap and felt a jolt in my middle back in the centre of my spine. This woke me up but I was still in a trance or something. I felt like a spirit had entered my body thru this specific area. I felt like I wanted to call out to my daughter (who was downstairs) but my words wouldn’t come out. Both of my arms were stretched out and I was totally paralysed. She came to my room (she said she could hear me call out but not sure of what I was saying) and when I looked at her in the doorway I told her “It entered my body”. I’ve been sleeping on the couch since. These “things” only happen in my bedroom. As you can see, I’m still researching this. I am very uncomfortable with it and kind of scared. Yes, I’ve been praying as it is the only thing that seems to calm me down. It’s also comforting to know that I’m not alone. When I first moved, my cats would not come upstairs to the bedroom, they would stay in the stairway and meow. I am positive they feel it to.
That’s very scary, Monique. I wouldn’t sleep in there either. Someone else said they’re afraid that these spirits that seem like cats aren’t really cats. The guy reached out toward one after becoming comfortable with the situation, and he was pinned down. I don’t know what to think, but you’re not losing your mind. It’s something that seems to be escalating. Countless people are trying to find answers. My cat watches something on the floor in my room, but I can’t see whatever it is. I figure that it’s the invisible cat that I feel on the bed.
These types of experiences are hard for most people to understand unless they have had one of there own. I have found myself to be in tune with things periodicly throughout my life. Although I can’t just call up a spirit or tap into any type of mind reading abilitys they seem to just happen and when they do it feels so natural that I dont even know I am doing it. My ex wife never really believed in any type of supernatural abilitys untill I had an experience that she was directly involved in. I am a hunter and had harvested a beautiful blacktail deer and was In the process of hanging it up in my garage and skinning it one late afternoon. I was doing a little celibrating and had drank several beers while I was skinning this buck. I was reall focused on the task at hand and enjoying the process. At one point I heard the phone ring and my wife answered the phone and said oh hi sis. I just continued working on the deer listening to there conversation for about 10 minutes when I realized our garage is about 30 yards from the house and the doors and windows were all completely closed as it was late fall and raining. There was no possible way I could have heard any of this conversation. So I walked into the house and there was my wife talking on the phone. I waited for her to finish her conversation and then asked was that your sister? She said yes. I then preceded to recite the whole conversation word for word. She was amazed by this and actually looked around for any type of recording device. The weird part was while this was happening it was so easy and felt so natural. It was like I was right there on a third phone. Heard everything clear as a bell. My wife became a beleiver especially after another time when she wrecked her truck a few miles down the road and I knew it happened and immediately headed that way just in time to pull her out of a burning truck. These random touches with the supernatural always feel very natural if only I could tap into them at will. Now that would be cool. Its like a lost ability that I beleive we all have yet know nothing about. Very exciting for sure.
That’s a good way to explain it. Except for the cats I can’t make anything happen. However I purposely keep my mind closed to that sort of thing. Well usually. About three months ago I visited a 100+ cemetery that is literally in the middle of the woods and basically abandoned. As we walked there I consciously opened up. I little said “I’m open so feel free to communicate”. I knew I had a great great grandfather buried there but I had zero idea what his name was. I just knew it wasn’t my last name. We walked around the 100 or so tombstones and I found myself stuck looking at one grave in particular. I stayed there for awhile and took a picture. It was the only picture I took of a tombstone that day. Afterwards I called my dad to get the ancestors name. When he said the name I almost couldn’t speak. It was the tombstone I took a picture of. I also found a picture I took with a young boy standing in the woods looking at my friend and I. He was dressed in early 20th century clothing. Nothing really scared me about that day but it did kind of wake me up to how I can open up to other energies. I closed back up after that day and nothing else had happened. Except for the damn cats. I don’t even like cats is the weird part.
I’ve gotten so used to them after a few years. When they don’t come right away I have a special way to call them and they jump right up to me. Even when I go away overnight they follow me. Once, My mother was sleeping in the same bed and she felt them as well. They’re harmless.
It was wrong of me to say that they’re harmless. They’re feeding off of us, energy or something I can’t explain. I’m pretty leery of them now and get visits quite often..
I believe you, Kevin. That’s very scary. I’ve wondered if I would be able to feel this cat if I reached out. Maybe I’d better not try that. I wouldn’t want to sleep in that room again either.
I’ve been tormented by entities (mostly cats) for about six months. They scratch the end of my bed, climb up, walk around, on me, on my pillow, and basically do whatever they want. I’ve felt their nails go through the blanket and touch my skin. I can see them although they are transparent. Their eyes stand out the most. Worst I think is I hear them cleaning themselves and can hear them yawn. I thought I was going crazy. Thankfully my wife has experienced this as well otherwise I may have checked myself in at this point. She has only had a couple of instances but it’s been most nights for me. When it started I was very intrigued. The more I give it attention the worse it gets. I don’t think they are my cats or even cats at all. I think it’s something playing tricks. It wants me to give it attention and play back. I did at first and then the people started showing up. It’s spoken to me on two occasions. “You’re right beside me” is the first time I heard it. Absolutely terrifying. A couple days later things were going nuts and I had to wake my wife. As we held each other in fear we heard it say “pray” or “stay”. She heard it as well. The same night I watched a white kitten yawn. I heard it while it was happening and so did my wife. Do not reach out to these things. The more you engage the more it will test you. It got bad and I went to the only place I could think of, church. It helped a lot. The more I pray the less it happens. In a weird way I’m glad it all happened/is happening because it brought me back to God. It these things are real then so is God. Most people have blind faith. I have physical proof (at least for me) that we are not alone. Something else much bigger is out there. I’ve always had some abilities but I quickly repressed them when I was really young. Since their happened my abilities have returned although I purposely tune it out. I met with a psychic at a party and pretty much freaked him out just with my presence. He knew that I was similar to him and he encouraged me to embrace it. It’s scares the crap out of me. He told me “they can tell you and teach you many amazing things”. That doesn’t sound like the work of God and even sounds like something a bit evil. I would be lying if I said it’s not tempting but I pray hard to repress any temptations to reach out to this thing. Evil will never present itself as evil. It will trick you gain your trust. Do not fall for it. This is all my opinion but I don’t think it’s worth finding out for sure. Your soul is way to special to gamble it on curiosity and temptation. Hang in there. I hope it doesn’t trouble you the way it has me.
I’ll take your advice, Phil. I’m sorry that you’ve had to deal with that, but like you said, at least it brought you back to God. I’ve had many other experiences. I’ve just started sharing them here. I must be sensitive to spirits and other entities. It has scared me before, depending on what it is, but most of the time I’m taken off guard now and don’t have time to be afraid. I could tell you story after story. I don’t want it to happen to me either.
Thanks for the initial post though. I don’t wish this on anybody but it is relieving to know that other people experience this sort of thing. Everybody else I’ve told (very few) just think I’ve lost it. The part about people “ghosts” doesn’t surprise them but once you say you have six or so cats running around on your bed….all of a sudden I’m crazy. Go figure. I may have had the same reaction before it happened to me so I don’t blame them.
I have been having thr ghost cat experience for several years now. It started after my cat of 16 years weatherby had passed away. It stopped for a few years and in the last year has started up again and becoming more frequent. I have felt her walking around and even snuggle up and lay down next to me. I go to feel and nothing there. I have also had her brush up on my face and walk on my pillow. I have always welcomed this and had no fear of it at all. Things changed this morning though as I was I guess you could call it attacked. The normal feelings of her walking on the end of the bed started slowly working her way to the middle of my back. I just layed there and even opened my eyes to verify I was completely awake. As she was getting closer to my pillow I pulled my had out from beneath the covers and laid it on my pillow next to my head. I was basicly inviting her up and was going to se if I could feel or pet her. She started walking up and then all of the sudden it was like a pounce of pressure on the upper half of my body mostly on my face and exposed hand. I then found myself unable to move with this strong pulsing vibration pounding thru my body. Its almost like there was a lapse of time during this encounter but when I finally broke free it was like coming out of a panic attack and I was very uneasy about the whole thing. I then went back to sleep to wake up to a small constant vibration at the end of the bed. I am now questioning whether it has been weatherby at all or did something pretend to be her to get me to let my guard down. I am hesitant to even sleep in there again really. Anyways I am not the type of person to blog or post anything on the internet. No facebook no nothing but I feel compelled to share this experience. Sorry for the long winded nature of this but I am a little tripped out here.
This happens to me, too, but only in one bedroom. The same room sometimes looks misty, kind of like sun haze but when it’s not sunny. We lost our cat to cancer just before Christmas, but this has heen going on for a couple of years. I don’t think the previous owners had cats, but they did have a small dog at one time. I tend to hike up the duvet and ignore it, but I haven’t quite managed to be unafraid yet. I sometimes wonder if it might be sleep paralysis rather than something supernatural, but that doesn’t explain the mist, or why it sometimes happens when I’m awake reading. I’ll probably never know, but it’s good to know I’m not alone.
Hi, Amanda. Thanks for sharing your experience. Maybe we’ll never know, but you’re definitely not alone. Many people are searching for answers. It’s hard not to be afraid when you can’t see what you feel. When you can’t see it, the question always remains on whether it’s something negative. That’s the part that scares me, but they seem harmless enough. Maybe it is our kitties. They still want physical love. 🙂
I started having this happen about 2 years ago. Amazingly it feels like a cat jumps up on the bed and walks toward me. I don’t see anything. It was quite frequent at one time but has slowed down lately. I was scared at first but am used to it more now. Have decided not to be afraid.
Hi, Marie. That’s exactly what happens to me! I finally decided to not be afraid too. After all, what could it do? Thankfully, nothing bad happens.
Kim you’re not crazy. I started having the same experiences 2 1/2 years ago. It has been every night since. Like you I don’t drink or do drugs. I have felt as many as 4-5 on the bed at one time. Based on the walking jumping on and off my bed I’m sure they are cats. I consider them ghost cats. I can hear them land on the floor when they jump off. I live alone ( kids are all grown and gone) I currently have no pets. When it first started it would wake me up with one walking across the end of my bed, I would think and animal had gotten into the house and I would violently kick at the covers. Then realize there was nothing there. It has gone as far as having intermittent contact. Yes at times I have felt their whiskers on my skin, can feel them lay right next to me, I cannot touch them even though I know where they are. It’s real. I can’t explain it. I believe there is so much we don’t understand about our world, that it could be certain people have a higher sense when it comes to the unexplained, not by choice, it just is. I do at times think about it differently and wonder am I loosing it? Best wishes
Thanks so much for your comment, Roy. I’ve been experiencing it more lately. It can be kind of unnerving. I know they’re harmless, but I don’t like coming in contact with things that I can’t see – at least not most of the time. I have seen it out of the corner of my eye before. Another time I saw it heading toward my chair as if it were going to jump up, and then it disappeared. I thought I was going crazy. I know that I’m not, but it’s good to hear that it’s not just me. Thankfully there’s only a cat in this house. I’ve had many, many experiences with human entities. Only two really scared me to the core. One used to sit on my bed at night and tighten the covers around me. It also shook the bed. I visually lined up the bedpost with something on the wall to make sure that it was really shaking and not just my imagination. One night I was scratched on the ankle, and it burned terribly. I could go on and on about that house. I’m no longer there. At the time I chose to ignore it. Thanks for sharing your situation. Those ghost cats can be pesky at times. I wonder if my cat is aware of it? It seems that he is.
This same exact thing has been going on with me for years now. Sometimes it’s just one but other times it’s up to 3 at a time. My family thinks I’m soft in the head. I am so happy to find that I’m not the only one. Sometimes I feel them jumping up on my bed, walk the full length of my body and ends up settling at my feet. Other times I feel they’re cleaning themselves and vibrating, like a strong purring feeling. When there’s 3 of them there is so much activity on my bed that it’s hard to go to sleep. They’ve never hurt me so I’m not too worried, just curious. Thank you so much. This has put my mind at ease to know I’m not alone in this mystery.
If you could read my journal that I started in Feb 2015 you would see an entry for everything that I have read on these posts!The biggest difference would be the cats.I have never owned or had a cat.I have some strays that hang out but I am not particularly fond of cats.I refer to mine as a small dog,monkey,gorilla and spider monkey that plays in my hair.Mine started in 2014 as small things that came at me from bottom of bed.It would find an area where I came in contact with the covers.It would peck or nibble in a 3-4 inch span.It felt like a cricket.If i moved the covers it would go to the next area that was touching me.Needless to say it kept me moving and awake.I would hold covers up to light to try and see what it was….nothing.I put everything in dryer on high….nothing…I bleached all my bed linens….still no help.I would have to keep covers on waist down.I even stripped all clothes off…..then they went to my hair….ugh.I talked to co-workers about it. Meds? fan? told me to tell my doc. They weren’t coming from me, always towards me and always some type of material between me and them.Didn’t matter where I was they followed! I learned to live with it! Fast forward to Feb 2016.I got into bed and immediately felt like someone dumped a box of puppies on the bed.I got the nerve to turn over…pillows all over the bed…how did i feel feet?The next night i felt something coming from the corner,big,under the covers….held my breath….when it got to me it stopped.i turned over to look….covers flat….nothing there….so then i started trying to film….i bought night vision cameras….only orbs…..lot of orbs….i am the only one who feels them….I have tried several things for verification….flour in a pan for prints….plaster of paris….glass of water….laser light!!!!! I contacted ghost hunters…they never responded…contacted another group….they came and did a meet and greet and hear my story.They are supposed to return and set up some equipment and try to get the proof I need.Oh and tin-foil…ha ha they walked all over it….never made a sound or dent.I have 1 that is always here…he comes first….sometimes as many as 4. The 1 is always here when i wake,and I was extending my arm,palm up,and asked Why are you still here?Are you lost?Do you need my help?what do you want? The investigators said not to interact. Tell them to leave….At first I would place my Bible on the pillow and say the Lords Prayer out loud….I also put rock salt on all corners….didn’t help.I don’t think that these are ghosts.I think they are something far more superior.If i want to know where he is,I rock my foot.he goes there….I scratch my pillow….he goes there.This is EVERY NIGHT.As soon as I get in the bed and take 1 breath,before I exhale he is halfway to me….comes to my head.down to my feet,back to the edge of bed,and if I don’t move he plops down like a dog….any movement and he is on top of it.I gave about 10 people access to my camera so they can check in on me during the night!Some believe me some do not! It is very frustrating to not have proof! My daughter came in here pretending to be me….didn’t work.They do touch me….sometimes he curls up against my back…I feel his gurgling like a dog.He is neither cold nor warm.One gets in my hair and very gently pulls on the strands.Sometimes they have something against me that is ice cold…like a stethoscope that has been in a freezer…..that scares me!They don’t like for me to rock my feet….they jump up and down,I felt him gently feeling on top of the covers from my knee to ankle trying to figure out what I am doing.One sat morning when it first started,I woke up and the usual one was still here…I said,Why are you still here?Then i realized there was another one at my feet.The arch of my foot felt like i was stepping on a Lego,but I couldn’t move it.The other one had something stuck to my side…ice ice cold.I then realized that I didn’t care! I felt like I was on laughing gas.I felt wonderful,euphoric…..this was 10 am.I thought i had been like that a few minutes…It was hard to wake up…looked at clock….2pm.What did they do to me???? I have no prescription drugs…I don’t drink! Just a nobody from noville! I stopped letting my grandchildren spend the night until I get answers.The investigators told me that( he) was listening and would probably be aggressive that night…He immediately went to my feet and did something like a scan but I could feel it going up my leg low voltage wrapped around my whole leg….stopped at my knee….this is the same leg that they don’t want me to rock.Last night he made several attempts to do something. I would move or get up…I didnt go to sleep until 630 am.My bed trembles when they are morphing from orb to a walker. Thats when I know there is going to be more than one.I have slept on the couch,but he kicks the bottom to let me know he is there.The 1st week of march I went on a weekend outing with a friend, this had only been going on for a couple of weeks….I told her my story on the way.That night we went to bed, she was on her phone.As soon as I pulled the covers up,he was there.walking towards me.The other one was in my hair.I told my friend that my ghost had come with me and asked if she would take pics of my hair….she took several but of course we saw nothing.Later on,while she was asleep(not me) He slid off the bed like a child….feet first…he was gone a minute or two then jumped back on my bed from her bed!!I almost had heart attack! I told her the next morning that he had gone to check her out! Not funny!!! SOOOOOO that means that they go where I go….How do i get away from them!!! I have yelled for them to leave me alone and head to the couch…..they cant walk there but I can’t sleep there.I have been so focused on one,trying to figure out what he is doing,when another will sit on side of bed right by my back….scares me….they get on my pillow….i feel the pillow moving,but cant see them. I know this is a long post,but this is just a few of the things I have experienced.It has been about 8 weeks,every night.I am so glad I started a journal.I have been researching all I can to find an answer.Don’t know how i ended up here.but I am glad I did! I am on laptop in my bed,If i stay on too long,he will kick me in my back through 3 pillows. I had felt something bump the bed from underneath before all this other started but thought I was imagining things! Ha Ha The hair playing was going on too….felt like spider,,,,but I hadnt had the other things happening yet.I finally realized that the things biting or pecking at me are one and the same. That is why I don’t think they are ghosts.These things are feeding off of me for energy and have evolved into a form that can walk! P.S He is here now! Going to be an interesting night if he can read! I hope my paranormal people will be able to capture something…If they do.I will post it
Hi, Kathy. I feel bad for you. That must be exhausting and terrifying! I’m sorry that you have to deal with that. It will be interesting to learn what they find out. I felt something on my bed last night and had trouble sleeping. It pulled the sheet more than once, but I didn’t feel the walking that I often feel. I couldn’t fall asleep because of it. I felt better when my cat came in and lied down next to me. I feel like he’s protecting me somehow. He watches something in the room that I can’t see. It doesn’t bother me as much when he’s there. Be sure to come back and post again if they discover anything.
They kept me up till 5am!!! .Glad I don’t have to go to work! I was wondering what we could possibly have in common with each other?Mine started in 2014 as small biting,pecking, crickets.The weird happenings like the feeling of someone in room, knocking on window and bed,laptop coming on by itself etc started late 2015 and by Feb 2016 became walkers.Do we live in same state? Are we close to military base? Just curious as to why we were chosen?
Help me get rid of these things. Please
I feel for you. Start by getting rid of the mattress topper and try another one. Ignore the cats or whatever they are as difficult as it sounds. I think they become worse if they’re given attention.
Hi Kathy, I am so glad I read this and thank you Kim for blogging. Not very computer savay. It started about 2 yrs ago form me. Thought and still think I am loosing my mind. I have not told many people for fear of um….. A straitjacket. I would sit on the edge of my bed and many like 50 to 100 mice sized waterbaloon type creatures. Sorry but my best description of them. They would coming running and enter my foam rubber topper bedding I would see nothing. Then one day the cat or cats started showing up. I have had terrible experiences with theses things. As they now seem to form harden objects under me and it’s as if they will not allow me to be or get comfortable. It feels like laying on a set of drum sticks. It moves as you move almost to the same spot lower ribcage area. I just had back surgery and three incisions it’s almost like they know and they are using it. But the cats seem to get worse and worse. There was a time I could actually take a nap. This seems to really upset them. The other day the cats came up on or out of my bedding there were many. Its real and it’s scaring me badly. It seems like the foam rubber topper and pillows are a key in the ability for them to move through I have three feather pillows and it’s as if they can not move in them or enter them I’m not sure. I live with other family members my mother and my daughter. I really pray that my daughter never had to experience this. Being a father and worring about possibly protecting my child from something you can’t see really worrys me most. She is 23. Again praying she never had these ghost cats or whatever these things are. I help to know it’s not just me. Thank you
I would consider changing the foam rubber topper to another kind. See if that makes a difference. That’s very scary! What you described regarding your rib cage sounds like something that happens to me. I can’t get comfortable either, and it feels as if I’m lying on a round hard ball on my right side at the bottom of my ribs. It feels like the end of a drumstick. It hurts, and no matter how I re-adjust, it doesn’t help much. It’s odd that you should mention that. I’ve never told anyone. I’ve been ignoring the cats. It isn’t easy, but I don’t know what else to do. I feel the most comfortable when my cat is next to me. I feel that he protects me from them. Thanks for sharing your experiences.
Same things happening to Me mello
Everything you have said, i to just started experiencing about two weeks ago after I started meditating. I feel like the feeling of my energy to and I don’t feel like a cat sleeping at the end of my feet. Well I Initially thought it was a dog jumping onto the bed on the floor, our family Yorky that died two years ago. It happened in the daytime to
Hi, I have been feeling what is either a person sometimes or animal walking on bed jumping on to bed purring or itching like a flea is on them it walks up and down my left side to feet to hip I look nothing there can feel the indentures on mattress where it stands last night it really scared me what usually is about 10 to 15 pounds was like 50 60 pounds scared me. Wakes me up sometimes I feel something push me on back and shoulders and my head jerks and im like whoa. I heard some weird throat clearing squeel quietly woke me I looked nothing then so loud again I jumped up and screamed what loudly it scared me again it happens from 11pm to 9 am ive felt it. If I think about it sometimes shows up it plays with my toes cause I curl them when I feel it tightly and I can feel it trying to relax my toes as if massaging them. Iam a pshizophrenic so its funny that someone mentioned there not. Ive questioned am I having an episode am I not right in the head right now but im on my meds havent had a problem in over a year but this and this is not my brain or psychotic episode its a ghost of some form I have been where Im hallucinating and hearing voices but this is so different I can physically feel it and prompt it sometimes. Somenights more active then others. I prayed outloud to god to help it find its way it was gone for 3 days then returned..I believe in supernatural things in my mind I believe some people have a gift and can see things others cant being a pschizo you have many weird experiences its like daydreaming or dreaming these other realities I have felt like dejavue like I dream the future but most the time I dont realize it till Its happening like an after thought I have voices that talk to me when im in an episode sometimes they come thru as people I know or famous people talking to me but thats my pschizophrenia this is not an episode amd im kinda tired of waking up to these ghost entities I already have insomnia and now this sometimes they are really active and I get irritated to the point I am restless and cant sleep at all not good when you have to work that next day. So far thats been it I sometimes I feel like I enjoy the company but like I shouldnt my real cat also makes me feel safe but she doesnt stay long.
If you believe Christ is Lord and know Him, you can tell those things to go by the authority of Jesus. If you’re not, you could make things worse. Jesus only can clean your house. Every supernatural being is under His authority.
Also, if there are any willful sin patterns in our lives, we can open the door to this stuff. Sin can give demonic spirits openings to torment us. God will show us if we seek Him.
Thanks for sharing, Tf76. 🙂
I felt cats walking over my face and purring (that’s why I Googled the subject and ended up here). I got out of the experience as soon as I could. I opened my eyes and said “May the blood of Christ cover me and protect me”. That ended the experience. I don’t care how innocent you think these “ghost cats” are. They are ghosts! They’re not here to do you good! The only one that can help is God and claiming the blood of Christ that was shed on the cross! Next time, fall asleep with the audio bible playing or some old school church hymns playing….see if the “innocent” cat ghosts still come by.
Thank you for posting this. This spirit is bothering me every night now and I’m losing sleep. It Used to be only when I slept in my bed. So I moved to my couch last 2 weeks. Last night, it followed me to the couch! I just don’t like the feeling of something invisible walking on or around me, unless it’s the Holy Ghost. This so-called animal/spirit is not the holyghost. I even put oil blessed by my pastor on everything , but the spirit is still there I’ll try your method and pray it will go away.
Must be difficult to be schizophrenic. The good thing is that you are aware of it, accept it and take your meds. You are able to differentiate between the unbalanced brain chemistry and the paranormal. You are not having episodes. We all, here on this site, know the experience too. You are o.k.
I hope it gets better for you I think you are normal This stuff does happen to people
I have been having the same experience. Last night, it was so intense my husband got up and looked around. But there were no cats in our room. I do have 3 cats but they stay in the living room at night. It’s been very eerie. But I consider it a friendly thing. I googled it just now and found your page. Thank you for sharing.
Did your husband notice it too, Carrie? I’m curious because no one has said that others have felt it at the same time.
Hello I know I’m jumping into this conversation a little late but when I Googled “feels like a cat jumping on bed and walking,but no cat” ur post came up and I’m so glad I’m not the only one out there that is experiencing this.I too have felt and heard the what feels like a cat jump on my bed,walk around and then circle a couple times before coming to a rest against my body.I have never owned a cat (just for the record,I’m more a dog kinda girl).I do have a small dog but he is crated in my room at bedtime. I think I should also mention the fact that I everynight feel my bed shake,while I’m wide awake I feel this,laying perfectly still,I have even sit up and seen my mattress moving along with feeling the vibration. I feel this no matter what house I’m in,what bed I’m in,it’s the same thing no matter where and when.Ive seen other post of people going thru this and comments like it’s a “sleep disorder “…i can lay down day or night,be completely awake and feels this,so I personally do not believe this is a sleep disorder. I do believe,like someone else metioned that there is a whole other life that us people have no clue about and maybe some of us are more “in tune with that other so called life.who knows…?? But I do know this is definitely not the most comfortable thing to deal with,the bed shaking thing has been going on for so long it almost like the norm for me.I just wish we had more answers.thanks for reading!!!
Hi i am going through the same thing. It has been 5 yrs now but i never get used to it. I think its a cat because of the way it moves. It doesn’t matter when i lay on my bed day or night it is always there. It causes my leg to vibrate so i just kick at the covers but it doesn’t help. Sometimes i have scratches on me for no known reason. My husband says its because i scratch myself in my sleep but as i tells him that is not possible because i cannot reach that area. My husband says he don’t feel anything and i says it’s because he doesn’t believe in that stuff. I say to it every single night please do not get on my bed tonight i beg you. I am tired so please leave me alone. I tells it i bought this house because i love it and that it whatever it is is more than welcome to stay bt just leave me alone. In the middle of the night when it wakes me up i tells it to f*&&^ off and go back where you came from or please follow the white light lol. I think i’m losing my mind.
Are you still experiencing these cats? It has to be something for all of us to be going through this? Are there any other weird things going on in your house like banging noises? Or scary weird noises?
I’ve had a similar experience or I guess I’m having a similar experience every night I feel at least one get on my bed. Lately I’ve been getting irritated about it and I think it knows. I can feel it/them come right up to my face and then I feel a quick breeze or puff of air in my direction. I also feel them on top of my left leg (I sleep on my right). It’s annoying and I’ve gone as far as to try and talk to it/them but nothing works. Recently I came across research about auras and how they can attract entities but I’m obviously skeptical but how else do you explain it? (This has been happening every day for months now)
When I sleep on my right side only, I would feel something moving on the bed behind me and then in front of me. It would wake me up and I would look to see if there is anything in the bed. Nothing at all. I’m glad that I’m not the only one with this.
I felt the same thing this morning and a coule of times before.
Between sleep and awake I can feel the cat walking on my bed from the bottom to the top behind me and purring.
I have no cats, all my wondows are closed and hear the purring. This lasts for about 10 seconds and then I’m awake. I leterally stand up and look for a cat and theres nothing.
I can feel the weight of it’s paws on the duvet, when walking from the bottom up and then the purring in my ear, i turn around and theres nothing.
How is this possible?
Please can some one help me?
It’s strange, Landia. Many people are having similar experiences. I know that it’s scary and frustrating.
Funny that I finally searched this, because my husband brought it up last night. I had the same thing happen to me 2-3 years ago. Maybe 2-3 times a week? I was even wide awake once asking my husband if her could feel a cat walking on the bed. He couldn’t. We had a cat for almost 15 years, but she was long gone by the time this started. Since I have some nerve damage in one leg, I wrote it off as a physical issue. Weird. It didn’t really scare me, but I am happy that has not returned.
I had these experiences since I was around 10. At first I wrote them off as being a pet that passed but the timing of when it showed up didn’t align. When I would have no covers it would mess with my hair. I accepted it as perhaps being something positive but then it happened when I slept with my child and I couldn’t ignore it or feel that something positive would do that. In addition to that there have been numerous times when other odd occurrences would happen including my dogs watching and barking at “invisible things”. I started to piece things together when it got bad, my children were fearing something at night and I kept feeling this depression trying to overwhelm me. I had enough and talked to a Medium. She suggested it may be a poltergeist that attached itself to me long ago from a haunted house I had once lived and manifested itself on my fears from the torture it had done and then on experiences throughout my life. This made a lot of sense because I realized that was the same place the sensations had started from. First off DON”T BE AFRAID but do not welcome or live with these sensations if you are experiencing a lot of anger or sadness in your life(if you feel this could be negative at all). Sometimes when negative feelings come in and it doesn’t feel like you, IT MAY NOT BE. I started the battle and when I stopped accepting the sensations, it got worse …at first which I was told would happen because the negative energy wants to stay and it had become a part of me. Mind you I had heart issues, panic attacks, headaches all which couldn’t be cured…You NEED to find God and not just the action you have to open your heart. If you don’t feel you can do this or you argue you don’t need GOD, find a priest to bless you and your home. Practice Spiritual cleansing and cleanse your home. Either way start envisioning the light, the positive bright light around your heart, your home and your mind. I pray for all that experience this and if you feel it’s okay, that’s your choice. All I know is once I battled this out and yes it attacked me in the end (the cute little animals that would crawl and vibrate on my covers) I felt this weight gone and the anger and sadness too. I feel born again into the life of Jesus, by every meaning of the word. I do not speak for all that experience this but I don’t believe most positive things linger in the dark and would hang around when our minds wander into subconscious. Prayers to all. This can Stop and if you pray make sure to talk to ArchAngel Michael.
You are NOT losing it Roy. It is real and I agree with your assessment. Be delighted to be sensitive and have insight into other dimensions!
I have the same thing going on with that cat
Im so glad I came across this website today. I thought I was looking my mind. I started feeling something like a dog or cat play with my feet a year ago when I stayed at a friend’s house. I thought it was funny then. It went away when I moved to my new place and came back about 3-5 months ago, even stronger. I feel it starting out by walking on my feet then it walks up my bed on my left side by my leg and tries to walk on me, but I shake the sheets before it gets on top of me. Last night I felt a big thumb at the end of my bed and it started to vibrate. I got up and it stopped. Laid back down on my right side and felt something touch me on my back like a poke. The invisible creature (so called cat) mainly walks on the bed beside me. It scares me so Much! Ive never had to bury a cat and my cat now sleeps in the other room. I now sleep on the couch, but I’m still losing sleep. Not good when ya gotta work. What is this animal? Why is it here and what does it want? I pray at night, but it doesn’t go away.
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The True Story Behind GHOST CAT by Kevan Atteberry Will Move You
June 18, 2019 in Picture Books | Tags: Ghost Cat , Kevan Atteberry
by Kevan Atteberry
GHOST CAT all began because, well, I have a ghost cat in my house. I never really see it—just darts and blurs out of my peripheral vision. There may be any number of logical explanations for this phenomena but I’m going with the ghost cat explanation.
We had a cat, a black cat, that showed up at our house years and years ago. It just appeared on our porch for several days in a row and eventually my wife, Teri, stated feeding it. I warned her if she fed it it would stick around. And she did, and it did. It came to us as an outdoor cat but eventually became an indoor/outdoor cat. If it had other places to be he was free to go there. He didn’t, preferring to live with us. And he did for about a dozen years. One day I hadn’t seen him around and went looking for him. I found him lying dead in the side yard.
When the cat died, my wife was five or six years into a diagnosis of young-onset Alzheimer’s disease. I had to tell her several times over the next few days that the cat had died. Each time it was like she was hearing it for the first time. Eventually she forgot that we even had had a cat.
Jumping ahead, a year or so after the cat died I ended up having to place Teri in an Adult Family Home. I had been her primary caregiver for seven years of decline but it got to the point I couldn’t do it anymore and still make a living, let alone have a life. I can’t remember if it happened before I placed Teri, but this is when I started noticing the “ghost cat appearances.” Maybe because I was home alone all of the sudden with no responsibilities.
It was always interesting and I don’t think I really believed I had a ghost cat, but I kept almost seeing it. So, naturally, as a writer, I thought I’d write a story about it. I had no idea what the story was, but I knew it would be different than anything I had written before. When I shared the first few drafts with my critique group, I was encouraged by their acceptance and suggestions. A year later, several more drafts, and they told me, “Kevan, this is your story,” which of course it was. I’d written it. “No,” they said, this is YOUR story. You have a ghost in YOUR house.” And what they meant is that ever since I had placed Teri in a home, I really was living with a ghost in my house. It became imperative at that realization that I get the story absolutely right. And I understood where exactly it needed to go. This was a story about loss, moving on, and the permission to love again while never giving up the love that came before.
Publisher’s Weekly said it well…”The heart, it seems, has room for everyone we have ever loved.”
It may also be notable that this is the first time I’ve jumped back into traditional medias to create the art for GHOST CAT. Every book before has been primarily digital. And the illustration style, obviously, is completely different than anything in previous books.
Initial thumbnail for spread 10-11.
First sketch for page 11.
Problem: page 10 and 11 were too similar. And besides that, the boy is not supposed to see the cat, yet he seems to be looking right at it.
Decided to keep page 10 as it was but change the angle on page 11 to more of a profile, putting the cat out of the sightline of the boy. This first rough sketch.
Created final pencil work (I would clean up in Photoshop.)
Created final illustration in Photoshop using pencil lines and the painted sources below.
These are the uncorrected colors and textures I used in coloring most of Ghost Cat.
Kevan, thank you so much for sharing the very personal story behind GHOST CAT–which was released June 11th!
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June 18, 2019 at 8:40 am
I enjoyed learning about this book and the story behind it. Looking forward to reading it! Thanks.
June 18, 2019 at 8:42 am
Thank you so very much for sharing this personal story. I marked this story to be read on Goodreads and will pick up a copy when I get back from vacation. I can’t wait. LOVE the art AND the story!
June 18, 2019 at 8:48 am
Kevan. Thank you for sharing this personal story. The stories that matter the most have their roots in the depths of our hearts. It sounds like you found those roots, tended them. Here’s to the blossoming of a beautiful book with gorgeous artwork.
June 18, 2019 at 8:49 am
How sweet and personal. Many children can relate to a lost pet and those that need to can use it to relate to a lost loved one. We’ll done.
June 18, 2019 at 8:53 am
Wow! I can’t wait to read this story.
June 18, 2019 at 8:54 am
What a beautiful, sad story. I have a ghost cat, too!
Sounds like a hauntingly beautiful love story. Looking forward to reading it.
June 18, 2019 at 10:52 pm
I lost another cat today. I’ve had 14 others. I often feel one walking on my bed, but the cat that I have left is fast asleep. I believe it is “my ghost cat”, that often visits me. Sad but comforting. I would like to win one of your books very much! I will share it with my granddaughter!
June 18, 2019 at 8:55 am
Thank you for sharing your story. I’m looking forward to reading Ghost Cat.
June 18, 2019 at 9:48 am
Kevan – first off I am sorry for your pain and loss, at the same time, thank you, for telling your story and this story. I am looking forward to reading and sharing this with my grandchildren.
June 18, 2019 at 8:56 am
My neighbours daughter had a Ghost Cat when her cat died. She said it plays in the garden and sleeps on her bed. I have a draft of a book called Ralphie Angel Cat.
June 18, 2019 at 8:59 am
Looks like a wonderful story and I love the illustration samples.
June 18, 2019 at 9:01 am
We too, have a ghost cat. I need to read this as it resonates with my family. Thank you, thank you.
June 18, 2019 at 9:08 am
Judy Sobanski (@jkspburg)
I think many of us feel the presence of those we’ve loved and lost. Thank you for sharing your personal story and for creating a book that will help both children and adults. I look forward to reading it.
June 18, 2019 at 9:10 am
I can’t wait to see the whole book and read the story. I love the illustrations. Great style and I love how it’s so simple without a lot of background but still moves the story. Congratulations, Kevan. I hope this book helps heal your heart.
June 18, 2019 at 9:15 am
Sherri Jones Rivers
This touches me on so many levels. I am a huge cat person and I believe animals are here for us when we need them. I am so looking forward to getting this book. I am sure it will resonate with many readers. Thanks for sharing your story.
June 18, 2019 at 9:20 am
This is a great story about how the book came to be. I how it’s related to your life. It makes me want to go out and by your book now and share it with my kids. Thanks!
June 18, 2019 at 9:21 am
Thanks for sharing this story behind the story! I also loved seeing the sketches and how this all came together. Beautiful.
June 18, 2019 at 9:22 am
Thank you for sharing the story behind the story. Maybe we all have ghost cats in our lives? I’m looking forward to reading the book, and savoring the art.
June 18, 2019 at 9:25 am
What a beautiful story and book, Kevan. Copngratulations. Thank you for sharing. I believe the mind and heart can do many things.
June 18, 2019 at 9:28 am
Wow! This sounds like a very powerful story. Thanks so much for sharing this with us!
I was following Kevin’s emotional journey. Can’t wait to read Ghost Cat.
June 18, 2019 at 9:31 am
I MUST read this book. And I loved your statement about giving oneself permission to love again while never giving up the love that came before. Best of luck.
June 18, 2019 at 9:35 am
I am sorry for all you’ve been going through, Kevan. Thank you for taking time to share Ghost Cat’s story with us. I’ve had one strong “ghost” experience, but that’s a long story for another day. 🙂
June 18, 2019 at 9:39 am
This story gave me shivers. Thanks for sharing it.
June 18, 2019 at 9:41 am
Mary Lou Johnson
Kevan, How great that you found a creative way to share your personal pain and your reach for joy. Your book will be so helpful to so many children–and their parents.
June 18, 2019 at 9:45 am
Touching story, beautifully told.
June 18, 2019 at 9:47 am
I’ve had many spiritual experiences since my husband died and am moved by your story. I believe your cat’s spirit has come back to be with you. Maybe even to help you on your journey? I can’t wait to read your book!
Really touching story behind the story. Looking forward to reading this.
Beautiful, heart-warming story. Love your process too. Thank You!
June 18, 2019 at 9:51 am
Can’t wait to read this heartfelt book
June 18, 2019 at 9:54 am
Butterfly Kisses and Silly Wishes
I look forward to reading this when it comes to our local library. Thank you for sharing the story behind it. I can relate…we watched my father-in-law take care of his wife. Even when he was diagnosed with cancer, she always came first. I followed his lead when I took care of my husband as he suffered through end-stage renal failure. Gabrielle
June 18, 2019 at 9:59 am
WOW wow wow! This is a must-have book! Love the concept, the story behind it, and the art… the art! Love the traditional pencil and backgrounds mixed with digital. This one’s going to be a huge hit, Kevan!
June 18, 2019 at 10:00 am
How extraordinarily special! You know, I can finally make some sense of a little darting shadow that I see from time to time. I too lost a cat some time ago that we adopted when she was 11. She lived until 17 years of age but we were actually caring for her in HER old age as she was going blind and deaf with vet visits, ointments, pills and soft food as she was losing teeth. Oh I see those darting shadows from time to time. I know she’s still with us. What a wonderful story is behind this book. So love to read this.
June 18, 2019 at 10:10 am
Thank you for sharing this.
June 18, 2019 at 10:11 am
Thank you for sharing your personal story. A little animal spirit left behind makes puuurfect sense. I’ll be looking for this one! Congrats!
June 18, 2019 at 10:14 am
Lucky Jo Boscarino
There’s room in our hearts for everyone we have ever loved. Thanks for spreading the word on this simple wisdom.
June 18, 2019 at 10:21 am
Thank you for sharing the story behind Ghost Cat. I can’t wait to read it.
I can relate to having a ghost cat as we had one when we moved to South Reading. I was pregnant with my son when Snaps, my cat of 23 1/2 years, died. We were still living in Windsor at the time… we moved to South Reading a few months later and my son was born that winter… a few weeks after he was born I began seeing a white cat crossing the living room headed toward my sons room… I thought I was losing it so didn’t say anything but when I did mention it, my husband and daughter had also seen Snaps, usually in the living room but sometimes in the family room in the cellar. I figure he was just checking on me to make sure I was okay and that the baby was fine
June 18, 2019 at 11:44 am
June 18, 2019 at 10:28 am
Kevan, thank you for sharing this story. I’m reminded of my own old black cat, with tender memories.
June 18, 2019 at 10:37 am
Such a beautiful story. Our pets are always in our hearts. Thanks for writing this.
June 18, 2019 at 10:38 am
What a wonderful story about how your book The Ghost Cat came to be. Thank you for sharing and best of everything with the sales. Phyllis
June 18, 2019 at 10:43 am
What a wonderful and universal theme we can all connect to 🙂
A great post! Thank you for sharing!
June 18, 2019 at 10:46 am
Thanks so much for sharing your personal story with us. We’ve had ‘ghosts’ in our house, too, but no ghost cats! I look forward to reading it!
June 18, 2019 at 10:49 am
Would love this!
June 18, 2019 at 10:52 am
I can’t wait to see your new book, Kevan! Teri is with you always. Your personal experience makes this story so special. Hugs!
June 18, 2019 at 10:53 am
I LOVE this book!! Hearty congrats on such a beautifully told and heartfelt story, Kevan!! ❤ ❤
June 18, 2019 at 10:56 am
Thank you for sharing this beautiful story with so much heart! Something we can all relate to and take comfort in 🙂
June 18, 2019 at 10:58 am
Wow! Thank you, Kevan, for sharing. I look forward to reading Ghost Cat.
June 18, 2019 at 11:00 am
Such a beautiful story. So kind of you to share it. I’m pretty sure we had a ghost cat in our house too. At least now I know someone else did too. Can’t wait to read your story.
June 18, 2019 at 11:04 am
Going on my book order! Thank you for this behind-the-scenes glimpse into your heart.
June 18, 2019 at 11:07 am
This is your story and it touched me in ways that I can hardly express in words. Since my mom passed I often get a whiff of her perfume, or in my own mind hearing her saying some sweet words of encouragement. This is a book for any age and thank you for sharing this beautiful story which I can’t wait to read and share with others.
June 18, 2019 at 11:12 am
I loved reading this interview. What a beautiful story. I can’t wait to see the book in person.
June 18, 2019 at 11:16 am
Thanks for sharing the personal backstory to this lovely book. Congrats on the great reviews. Can’t wait to read this one!
Thank you for sharing your journey to this beautiful story filled with heart and emotion!
June 18, 2019 at 11:23 am
Oh, Kevan. Thank you so much for sharing. This is simply beautiful. I am so sorry for your losses. We have had several four-legged family members wander in and out of our lives, all leaving their unique paw prints on our hearts. We lost our 10-month-old pug last week and I’m still raw. I will buy this book even if I don’t win it. Hugs to you. And thanks, Tara.
June 18, 2019 at 11:28 am
Kevan, wow. Simply wow–that you were able to turn an extraordinary difficult time into such a beautiful story. I’m drawn to stories of loss. Loss is a theme that shows up in my writing a lot. I must get this book. I must see how you made this work. Many congratulations on finding joy in the difficult and continuing your work. I hope this book wins the awards I’m dreaming for it.
Reblogged this on Tiffany Dickinson and commented: Hello Readers, After losing our 10-month-old pug last week, this story particularly speaks to me. I’ve heard Kevan Attebery read. He is a sweet man and a talented artist. -Tiffany
June 18, 2019 at 11:34 am
What a wonderful story–thank you for sharing it with us and your readers.
What a precious story and important message to share with any age! Congratulations, Kevan, on creating a picture book that will encourage lasting love forever!
June 18, 2019 at 11:37 am
Kellie DuBay Gillis
Chills reading this story behind the story. Cannot wait to read and share GHOST CAT.
June 18, 2019 at 11:42 am
We had a ghost cat in the house we moved into, in the basement. It went past my legs and my cat saw it, too. I saged and it went away.
What a moving story. And so touching to hear how you took a personal real life situation into account to write a story for all. I am do sorry about your wife’s diagnosis and the loss of your cat.
June 18, 2019 at 11:43 am
Thanks for sharing your personal, heartfelt story. I am a cat lover and while I have never had a ghost cat, I relate to the idea and can’t wait to read the story!
June 18, 2019 at 11:47 am
It sounds like a beautiful story. I can’t wait to read it!
June 18, 2019 at 11:51 am
Very moving – thank you for sharing. I look forward to reading Ghost Cat!
June 18, 2019 at 11:56 am
So sorry for your losses, Kevan. Thank you for sharing your experiences with others. The story sounds just beautiful! I hope the process was a cathartic one for you. My mom has Alzheimer’s and I know the heartbreak. And, losing a beloved pet is losing a family member as well. Funny, but I sometimes think I see a white blur rush by…my 16 1/2 year old Millie, my Maltese sweetie.
June 18, 2019 at 11:59 am
Thanks for sharing the “behind the scenes” story for this tale!! Looking forward to reading “Ghost Cat” 🙂
June 18, 2019 at 12:05 pm
I love this author/illustrator and really enjoyed seeing his process. Love you, Kev! 🙂 I already own this book and LOVE it but I would love to win a copy for my granddaughter!
June 18, 2019 at 12:09 pm
I want more…Thank you sharing your poignant premise. The heart has a way of releasing grief in ways we don’t always understand. Congrats!
June 18, 2019 at 12:10 pm
Enjoyed reading this enormously.
June 18, 2019 at 12:21 pm
Manju B. Howard (@ManjuBeth)
Hi, Kevan, thanks for sharing your touching story behind GHOST CAT. I believe your book will bring comfort. Take care.
June 18, 2019 at 12:24 pm
Interesting story and thanks for sharing how you landed on final drawings and what it took to work this story out.
June 18, 2019 at 12:28 pm
Thank you for sharing your emotional story. My cat Mayberry went missing six days ago, and I’m absolutely heartbroken.
June 18, 2019 at 12:30 pm
Thanks for sharing this beautiful story. Sorry for your losses, and what a wonderful way to turn the pain into something inspiring- I look forward to reading it. I’ve lost a parent to dementia, and recently lost our dog of 13 1/2 years, but they’re still very present for us.
June 18, 2019 at 12:31 pm
I love that this story picked you. You are the right person to tell it, and it feels like Elizabeth Gilberts’ BIG MAGIC.
June 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Rebecca Van Slyke
This is such an important story for all of us who have lost someone we love. Beautiful job, Kevan.
June 18, 2019 at 1:08 pm
Maria M. Barbella
Kevan, very tender and moving. Thank you for sharing and for reaching out to all of us. Beautiful drawings.
June 18, 2019 at 1:14 pm
I just checked it out of the library a few days ago and was very touched by the story. I would love to have a copy of this amazing book. Congratulations!
June 18, 2019 at 1:23 pm
June 18, 2019 at 1:32 pm
Looking forward to reading this story!
June 18, 2019 at 1:38 pm
Recently I’ve had my own pet ghosts experiences. Seems like ‘Ghost Cat’ is the book for that universal feeling of loss and remembering it’s ok to move on, and find love again. Can’t wait to get my hands on this book! Bravo Kevan!!!
Debra Kempf Shumaker
Wow. Thanks for sharing your story. I can’t wait to read the book.
June 18, 2019 at 1:40 pm
Whoa. So intriguing. I can’t wait to read it!
June 18, 2019 at 1:50 pm
Kevan has a sweet soul that loves and shares. He was as gifted in high school but finding true love nurtured his gift and freed it for all the world to share.
June 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Thanks for sharing the story behind this lovely book!
June 18, 2019 at 2:09 pm
Wow! What a moving story. Getting a little weepy here; I can’t wait to read this one — and weep some more.
June 18, 2019 at 2:11 pm
Thank you so much for sharing your amazing story!!!
June 18, 2019 at 2:16 pm
Thank you for sharing this amazing process and how you’ve coped with so much, and yet, have emerged with a way to live, know love on so many levels, and also be able to work. Kudos as well to your critique group….
June 18, 2019 at 2:37 pm
Sounds like an amazing story. Can’t wait to read it.
June 18, 2019 at 2:40 pm
June 18, 2019 at 2:55 pm
We also had a ghost cat! When we started a whole house renovation on our historic house, both my husband and I started seeing our ghost cat. Love that there’s now a story celebrating love and life.
June 18, 2019 at 3:11 pm
Thank you for sharing…that’s quite a journey!
June 18, 2019 at 3:17 pm
Thank you for sharing your story Kevan! ((Hugs))
June 18, 2019 at 3:23 pm
Oh, what a lovely behind the scenes story and the process of getting to the heart of it. Thank you for sharing.
June 18, 2019 at 3:33 pm
What an amazing journey to create your book. Can’t wait to read it.
June 18, 2019 at 3:37 pm
This was so touching to read. We are currently struggling with the care of my mother and it really hit home.
What a great story behind your book. Can’t wait to read it.
June 18, 2019 at 3:44 pm
Your book sounds amazing. Cant wait to read it. Thank you for sharing your touching story with us. And thank you Tara for finding these stories to share with us.
June 18, 2019 at 3:57 pm
A fascinating and moving story!
June 18, 2019 at 4:07 pm
Thank you for sharing your story Kevan. Loved seeing the illustration process. Looking forward to reading!
June 18, 2019 at 4:15 pm
What a touching story behind this book – I look forward to reading it!
June 18, 2019 at 4:20 pm
Kev, I can’t wait to see this book and think of you, and of Teri. xoxo
June 18, 2019 at 4:46 pm
A lovely, child-friendly approach to such a difficult, bittersweet situation.
June 18, 2019 at 4:50 pm
Stephen S. Martin
As a writer and illustrator of primarily cat related stories and caretaker (no one owns a cat) of 10 feral cats this story particularly touched me. Always great to hear the story behind the story.
June 18, 2019 at 4:51 pm
So sorry to hear about your wife. I’m looking forward to reading your story and it will be even more meaningful knowing the story behind it.
June 18, 2019 at 4:55 pm
What a poignant back-story for a moving book that can help so many kids (and adults) through loss. I can’t wait to read it, Kevan.
June 18, 2019 at 5:14 pm
Thanks for the interview, Kevan. I am so sorry for the loss of your wife and the little cat she brought into your life. Beautiful book—the authenticity of the story shines through the artwork.
June 18, 2019 at 5:43 pm
Thank you for sharing your story with us. I can’t wait to read Ghost Cat
June 18, 2019 at 5:44 pm
I love this story. Thank you for sharing the backstory Kevan. ❤
June 18, 2019 at 5:45 pm
I have always loved Ghost Cat, now I love it even more. Thank you for sharing this, Kevan.
June 18, 2019 at 6:09 pm
I love that you shared this with us, Kevin. A compelling and heartfelt backstory that has lead you to your heart story. Thank you for sharing it.
June 18, 2019 at 6:11 pm
Thank you for sharing your story behind the story. I so look forward to reading it.
June 18, 2019 at 7:42 pm
BARBARA SUE SENENMAN
What a wonderful, and you’re right, sad story. I’m looking forward to reading this story.
June 18, 2019 at 8:29 pm
I can’t wait to read this story! I, too, had a ghost cat visit me.
June 18, 2019 at 9:03 pm
I love Kevan’s work and have been so moved by his story and his love for his wife! Can’t wait to read Ghost Cat.
June 18, 2019 at 9:21 pm
Thank you so much for sharing your story, Kevan, in both of its forms.
June 18, 2019 at 9:26 pm
Thank you for sharing the story of your wife and of the cat. It makes it so much more personal and makes one want to read the book.
June 18, 2019 at 9:59 pm
This is beautiful — I can’t wait to see where your writing journey continues to take you!
June 18, 2019 at 10:10 pm
Jane Heitman Healy
Wow. What an amazing way to process life experience. Thanks for sharing.
June 18, 2019 at 10:41 pm
Kevan, what a moving story. I want to read Ghost Cat and give copies to my friends who have lost pets and people they loved.
June 18, 2019 at 10:51 pm
Thank you for sharing the heartfelt thoughts.
June 18, 2019 at 10:54 pm
Kevan, I will always remember following your posts of Teri on Facebook. Your love for her is palpable. And GHOST CAT is like no other book out there. It sure has caught my attention.
June 18, 2019 at 11:04 pm
This book made me cry for all the right reasons. It’s sweet, special, and so filled with love, just like this amazing man! Thank you, Tara, for giving this book the space to be seen and recognized for all that it is. I will treasure my copy forever.
June 18, 2019 at 11:59 pm
Thank you for sharing your story.
June 19, 2019 at 12:01 am
Kevan, I already want to read Ghost Cat, the sequel. And the prequel. Thank you for sharing the story behind the story.
June 19, 2019 at 12:54 am
The best stories come from real stories. Thank you for sharing this story with us!
June 19, 2019 at 3:26 am
What a story. Wish Teri could read it anyhow. Cats come to our lives one way or another and in your case, that cat brings/gives you a story to write about. You are a writer of many visions and this one is your own. God bless you.
June 19, 2019 at 6:38 am
I love seeing the rough sketches!
June 19, 2019 at 6:53 am
Writer on the run
Kevan, I had chills reading about your journey for this story. My mother had Alzheimer’s and its is the long goodbye! Can’t wait to get a copy!
June 19, 2019 at 7:58 am
Thank you for sharing your story and a piece of your life with us. Can’t wait to read this!
June 19, 2019 at 8:14 am
Incredibly moving story behind the story. Thank you for sharing.
June 19, 2019 at 8:17 am
Loved reading about your journey and how you captured the heart of your story. I can’t wait to read Ghost Cat!
June 19, 2019 at 9:01 am
What a fascinating story about a fascinating story. If we had a ghost cat at my house, I would chase it and probably crash into things and knock stuff over. Then Mom would call me the name Psycho-Dog. Plus if she saw the cat, she would burn down the house and we would move.
Love and licks, Cupcake
June 19, 2019 at 9:13 am
Looking forward to reading this. I’m curious to see how the color palette, which is lovely, enhances the tone. Thanks for sharing this important message. It’s coming at the right time for my family.
June 19, 2019 at 9:35 am
Patricia Ann Buckley De Hasn
Thanku for sharing such a personal, heartfelt story. The cat, so loved and missed is “one” with your still loved spouse…so lovely. I would love to read the completed story.
June 19, 2019 at 9:53 am
Thank you for all the kind words and your shared stories and experiences, everyone. This story was so important to me I am thrilled it has touched others as I hoped it would. Much love!
June 19, 2019 at 10:15 am
OH, my, Kevan. What a beautiful book rendered around a personal, very hard, hard loss. My dad contracted early onset Alzheimer’s at 58 and died at 68. Ty for sharing this story. Love the art in this book. It is haunting.
June 19, 2019 at 12:23 pm
Knowing and caring about Teri and the journey she and Kevan had in her later life makes this story more tender and gentle. The illustrations are soft and delightful. They give us a beautiful trail through the story that helps us understand life better.
June 19, 2019 at 1:09 pm
Thank you for sharing your very personal book journey. It sounds unforgettable.
June 19, 2019 at 1:25 pm
Thanks for sharing your process on this story. I look forward to reading it.
June 19, 2019 at 1:48 pm
What an amazing story, I def want to read this one!
June 19, 2019 at 2:06 pm
I cannot wait to read this book! The art looks delightful and the meaning behind the story really touches my heart. Thank you so much, Kevan, for sharing your personal story with us all.
June 19, 2019 at 3:58 pm
I am adding this to my TBR! 💕
June 19, 2019 at 6:19 pm
Oh my goodness what a beautiful story!
June 19, 2019 at 9:07 pm
This is such a great post. For the meaningful story behind the story, for the WIP examples and because I love cats and ghosts. I can’t wait to read this book.
June 19, 2019 at 9:16 pm
Wow, great story, and beautiful art!
June 19, 2019 at 9:17 pm
Kevin, You are a courageous man for sharing such a personal story. I picture you as a warm and smiley guy, able to your story through a cat, a ghost cat at that!
June 19, 2019 at 9:59 pm
Thanks Tara and Kevan for the great interview. I love the look at the illustration process. The book sounds wonderful – congratulations!
June 19, 2019 at 11:22 pm
Darcee A. Freier
Kevan, I’m so sorry your wife has Alzheimers. It’s such a horrible disease. I’m glad you have your critique group for support, and your writing. Congrats on your new book; I requested Ghost Cat from the library.
June 20, 2019 at 12:00 am
Thank you for sharing such a beautiful and personal love story.
June 20, 2019 at 2:15 am
Lovely and bittersweet. Thanks for sharing.
June 20, 2019 at 10:20 am
The story behind the story is moving. Thank you for sharing. As a writer only, I also love getting a glimpse into the process of an author/illustrator.
June 20, 2019 at 11:41 am
Thank you for sharing your story, Kevan. I can’t wait to read Ghost Cat. I love it already!!
June 20, 2019 at 6:38 pm
Kevan, thank you for sharing this story. I can’t wait to read this book. Talk about putting your heart into a story.
June 20, 2019 at 7:31 pm
My mother-in-law had Alzheimer’s and eventually no longer recognized any of her grown children. However, she could remember them as if they were still children that she needed to care for. I hope writing Ghost Cat provided solace and release for you. I look forward to reading it.
June 20, 2019 at 7:47 pm
Kevan, this is a spooky and sweet story, and I look forward to reading it. I also can appreciate your caregiving of a loved one with Alzheimer’s as I am one of my dad’s caregivers and have been for 8 years so far. All the best to you.
June 20, 2019 at 9:31 pm
Wow, what a touching story.
June 20, 2019 at 9:43 pm
I would love to win a copy for sure, but I fully intend to purchase at least two copies, one for me and one for my grandchildren, because we have cats who are present and some of our past cats occasionally make themselves felt as well! Look forward to reading it, Kevan!
June 20, 2019 at 11:35 pm
Kevan, thank you for sharing your story – the real life one and the picture book one, lovingly intertwined.
June 21, 2019 at 11:20 am
It sounds and looks like a beautiful and necessary book with a great heart. Thank you, and congratulations, Kevan.
June 21, 2019 at 6:52 pm
Beautiful. Personal. Real. Thank you for posting.
June 22, 2019 at 7:25 am
Thank you for sharing this personal and touching story. My first cat also came to me… i was workng 3 – 11 evening shift and would find her waiting for me on my porch when i got home. I was not supposed to have pets but i would let her in! Later, some neighbors moved away & said they could not take the cat, asked me to keep it – and had already talked to my landlord for me! This sounds like a must-read, very touching story.
June 22, 2019 at 5:32 pm
So many wonderful messages and stories shared here since my last thank you, Must thank you,thank you, thank you, EVERYBODY, once again.
June 22, 2019 at 8:43 pm
This story could not escape being beautiful. Thank you, Kevan. Thank you for the story and for sharing the equally beautiful story behind it.
June 23, 2019 at 12:05 pm
I want to read this story! Thank you for sharing this story and opening your heart to this special cat. I believe that rescued animals never forget and are forever grateful.
June 24, 2019 at 5:46 am
Shannon M Anderson
What an awesome story idea! I loved seeing the sketches and art process behind the illustrations as well. Nice work, Kevan! Can’t wait to read it. 🙂
June 24, 2019 at 7:20 am
A very beautiful story and I will be sure to look for Ghost Cat.
June 24, 2019 at 8:46 am
I love the idea for this story.
June 24, 2019 at 10:33 am
Beautiful story and book, Kevan. Ah, you know how I feel. xo
June 24, 2019 at 2:06 pm
Thanks to Kevan for being so open. Sounds like a beautiful story–can’t wait to read it!
June 24, 2019 at 8:21 pm
Your story is genuine. I cannot wait to read Ghost Cat.
June 24, 2019 at 9:52 pm
Interesting to see the morphing of the illustration.
June 25, 2019 at 8:01 am
I can’t wait to read this, and I love the behind-the-scenes origin story of the story.
June 26, 2019 at 7:33 pm
Oh wow–it sounds so full of heart. Having experienced a loved one with Alzheimer’s that connection also resonated with me. Congratulations and I look forward to reading it.
June 27, 2019 at 1:28 pm
Your story is incredibly moving, Kevan, thank you for sharing. On a lighter note, I think both of our current cats are “ghost cats” as they seem to appear and disappear out of nowhere (or maybe they’re “teleporting” cats?) I look forward to reading your book!
June 28, 2019 at 6:44 pm
June 29, 2019 at 7:31 am
Wow, I have a ghost cat in my house too. I can’t wait to read this book. Thank you for sharing your story.
June 30, 2019 at 12:30 pm
I enjoyed learning the origins of this work. I believe it took a lot of courage and introspection to find this story inside of yourself. Thank you for being so brave.
July 2, 2019 at 10:38 am
I enjoyed learning about the story behind this book. Looking forward to reading it! Thanks.
July 10, 2019 at 10:41 am
Wow. Hearing both your personal journey to this story and the illustration mechanics you employed have me truly looking forward to having this book in my hands. Thank you for sharing.
July 30, 2019 at 10:39 am
I love hearing about your story -very sweet and tender. Thanks for sharing!
January 5, 2022 at 6:31 pm
Absolutely lovely, heart-rending story! I love the interesting angles on illustrations that serve to pull the reader further into the story. Excellently done!
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Phantom cat on the bed
By Jilliman, April 7, 2014 in Stories, Sightings & Experiences
So for the past few weeks I've been feeling a cat jump up on my bed when none of my cats were in my room. This happened as I was awake in bed. I'd move my leg over to feel for the feline and nothing was there. I'd even search my bedroom. It only seemed to happen while I'm awake at night.
My mom told me last week that she had also felt the phantom kitty while one of our cats was on the bed. She felt the phantom kitty land and she noticed our cat staring intensely at the landing spot.
We've lost two cats over the past 12 years in our house so maybe it's one of them saying hello.
Anyways, just thought I'd share this story with you guys.
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I have had the same experience. My cat Tia who lived for 11 years and always slept with me died about five years ago. She died one night while in bed with me. Since then very so often I feel her jump
Which is good. I know my experience isn't paranormal, but it's a nice feeling to have happen every once in a while.
First off, how do you know it's a cat? Why does it have to be a cat? Second of all, I have this same experience from time to time. And yes, we had a cat pass away a couple of years ago that was wit
I have had the same experience. My cat Tia who lived for 11 years and always slept with me died about five years ago. She died one night while in bed with me. Since then very so often I feel her jumping up on the bed. Occasionally I sleep on the couch in the living room and the same thing occurs.
I am always skeptical in these matters, but it seems the bed actually moves, because that's what draws my attention. If it were just psychological I don't think I would feel the bed move.
I'm happy to think Tia is still with me in these circumstances. However, it still could be my imagination at work, but I like to keep an open mind.
I think it is our feline friends keeping in touch with us. I know that a few weeks prior to the jumps on the bed I was really grieving my cat, Meru, who passed away in 2007. I think she was saying, "It's okay. I'm still watching over you and I love you!" She was the cat that saved my life in junior high. We had a very special bond.
First off, how do you know it's a cat? Why does it have to be a cat?
Second of all, I have this same experience from time to time. And yes, we had a cat pass away a couple of years ago that was with us for 20 years.
But, I don't think it's a spirit, more like some sort of imaginary episode or wishful thinking. Also, I get leg cramps/knee pain in the bed every once in a while and the only times I have had this "ghost cat" experience is when I am having leg cramps.
It's a nice thought, having a beloved pet still with you, so I won't begrudge you that. I know I don't mind having the "experience", and don't really care to stop it from happening.
I don't know that it's a cat. It could very well not be. It just feels so identical to when my cats jump on the bed. Could be wishful thinking but my faith is leaning me towards it being her.
Which is good. I know my experience isn't paranormal, but it's a nice feeling to have happen every once in a while.
Because dogs are much heavier.
Second of all, I have this same experience from time to time. And yes, we had a cat pass away a couple of years ago that was with us for 20 years. But, I don't think it's a spirit, more like some sort of imaginary episode or wishful thinking. Also, I get leg cramps/knee pain in the bed every once in a while and the only times I have had this "ghost cat" experience is when I am having leg cramps.
That would be the ghost cat stealing your life essence.
They tend to go for the legs first, elbows second.
Tell that to small breed dogs. They would love to hear that.
That would be the ghost cat stealing your life essence. They tend to go for the legs first, elbows second.
Oh well, I've had a good run.
Because dogs are much heavier. That would be the ghost cat stealing your life essence. They tend to go for the legs first, elbows second.
Sarcasm? poe's law and all ...
My sister and few others have felt a phantom cat jump on the bed in the back bedroom at my mom and dads house. They built the house in the early 90's and have never had a cat since way before that. But that's how they describe it too, a cat jumping on the bed.
I am also skeptical in these matters yet I, too, have had the same experience only after we bought a cat for the first time - feeling what seems to be the cat jump up and walk around on the bed yet turn on the light and... no cat. However I think it is totally psychological - it only seems like there has been movement and it seems very real but it is not.
If you were to attach a night vision camera on the bed-head or something the footage of the bed would show no corresponding movement. Unfortunately, real life is not like a Hollywood movie...
My children and I all have had that cat experience too, the cats jumping on the bed, if one watches one can actually see the bend be dented in as it walks. Our cats who died hung around. one of them used to love to rub against my face in bed and it continued doing this after it passed.. . We know it wasnt hypnagogia as we also saw them like walk past doors or out of the corner of the eye when out of bed and fully awake about the house.
We even got leg rubs by what was obviously the cat while I was doing the dishes one time (and then the spirit cat walked into the lounge room and rubbed against my daughters legs..thou i hadnt told her that it had just done it to me, she felt it too).
Several times I woke up to find the cat on my pillow (where it had slept in real life).. and I was patting it in my sleep, really shocked me awake and I could still feel it laying there and was able to continue stroking it for a little bit longer
After many years.. one of the cats stopped visiting (they werent about all the time.. their comings and goings seemed random). The other cat stopped visiting only after it gave me a fright one day.. it approached me one day when I was half asleep and I thought it was something else at first (I'd been having trouble with other entities so had assumed it was that), before I realised my mistake I sent it a huge wave of fear and reacted badly to it before I could stop myself.. it went then and never came back.
Why cats do this and not really dogs (Ive heard so many say their passed over cats do this).. I dont know but obviously there is something different which goes on with cats (and not the old faithful dogs which one would more so expect seeing dogs are so devoted to their owners).
This is going to sound weird.. but Ive also experienced this with some ants I swashed on my hand.. I could after I killed them, could still feel them walking on my skin. The feeling was quite clear and the same.
I forgot to say.. Cats astral project when they are asleep. I experienced one of my living cats in spirit form when I was up and about the house but then realised it wasnt physical what I'd just experienced as I then saw it physically asleep elsewhere.
So from that, I know cats can astral project when even living. (maybe cause they do that when they are living, maybe they then are happy in the normal earth astral when they pass over as they are used to being there??). (maybe this lies behind the myth story of witches having cat familars??)
I dunno about astral projection and all that, but I do see where cats get their supernatural reputation. They seem to find ways to get places they shouldn't be able to get, and I don't know how many times I've kicked a cat who wasn't there off the bed.
I would really like to think it's my cat visiting me. She was an angel. I know at least when my mom felt it happen she saw one of our living cats looking at the spot where she felt it as well.
I forgot to say.. Cats astral project when they are asleep.
Can you prove this?
I believe it's the spirit of one of those cats visiting you all. These cats were loved and you've got cherished memories of them too and such things are common among households where a passed pet comes back. I've had a wonderful dog who passed away and then visited me once when I was ill in bed, and I wasn't asleep.
I dont need to prove it, I know what I experienced so have nothing to prove to myself, its your choice whether you wish to believe it or not. I dont care either way.
Cool, its great to hear that dogs may be able to do this too. Were you feverish thou?
I hope some others pitch in and say it about dogs too.
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by Tara (Bay Shore)
Like most children I grew up with pets and the one really bad thing about pets is that we out live them. I lived in a house in Bay Shore, Long Island and grew up with many cats. So one night I was just getting ready to drift off to sleep as I felt a kind of heavy presence pressing into my back. It was warm like a cat curled up on me as I slept. The only problem was my cat was an outside cat at the time and she was no where near me. The feeling didn't go away. I would get up, walk around and lay down, and without fail, the pressure would come back. Needless to say I was creeped out but not at all scared, the presence was more of a comforting nature so I fell asleep. That next morning as I walked to the bus stop for school, I found my cat dead in the road. She was hit by a car. Needless to say I was quite spooked. That feeling never came back after that one night.
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Ghost Cat On The Bed
I am looking for any kind of info on what I am experiencing.
A few months ago my Husband and I were just starting to fall asleep when I felt one of our cats climb into bed with us, it started at my feet and climbed in between my Husband and I and came all the way to our faces. I reached my hand up to pet it and there was nothing there and the weight of the cat was gone. I figured I was really out of it. The next morning my Husband asked me if I was moving around on the bed as we were falling asleep I told him NO! And then he told me he thought one of our cats climbed into bed with us and as it walked up to his face he opened his eyes and nothing was there.
I joked and said it was a ghost.
Nothing happened for a few weeks then one night I felt a cat and all four paws walking on the bed. It felt lighter then my husbands cat so I thought it was my cat and I called her to me. She meowed but was under the bed where she loved to sleep. So I picked up my head and looked and there was nothing on the bed again.
A few more nights passed and my husband mentioned that a few times when I get up and go in the office and he is still in bed he feels a cat every once in a while in the bed and its not one of our cats and nothing is ever there.
Well the passed few weeks my cats have been acting a little different. Mostly my husbands cat who is looking at something on the walls when nothing is there. I thought nothing of that, thinking he is seeing a small bug or something. But then on day when I was sitting on the bed working on paper work he was sitting on the bed flicking his tail and looking just behind me. I called him and he didn't even look at me. Then I looked and my cat was sitting on the floor looking in the same spot as my husbands cat, I turned around and looked and there is nothing there. Then both of their heads followed this thing that wasn't there as it moved left to right then up and then back down and then must of vanished because they both stopped looking.
I keep thinking that I am seeing quick flashes of light but I play it off to the lighting and my eyes adjusting. My husband does not see any flashes of any light, just me! Then, last night I felt the cat by my feet again!
My husband, who doesn't beileve in ghosts, started to say that he believes it could be Buddy who was this very sick little kitten that a lady dropped off at my house. Some lady thought I could help the kitten. We tried all that we could and he was getting better; we thought he was going to make it and my husband became very attached to him. He could cry and climb up his pants and wouldn't sleep unless he was on my husbands shoulders. He was very young and small. We figured he was under or around 7 weeks old. And then one day the kitten was sleeping next to my husband and the kitten passed away. My husband had the hardest time over it. He passed away last winter.
But the cat size thing that is getting on the bed feels larger then a kitten.
We have never felt this before could it really be a ghost of a cat?
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Over a year ago, my bf and I ended up putting to sleep our Quizno and buring her in the back year, she was only 3 months old.. She has a nice flowering bush that has been planted over her grave. She had heart diease and a heart murmur, and there was nothing that the vet could do. So, we ended up putting her to sleep. I mourned for months, because to me she was my little baby. But since we have buried her, I have always feel this presents of a cat walking on my bed, it's mostly at night, about 10-15minutes after I lay down. I know I am not a sleep because it takes about 30-45 minutes for me to fall a sleep. Now I know some would say it's one of your three cats, I thought the same. But each time I turn on a light, it stops walking, moving, whatever. And you can feel when a cat jumps on or off your bed, at least with my cats I can, so I know it's not one of my cats. This presents of a cat, walks from the foot of my bed to about mid section and than walks again back down to the foot of the bed. And sometimes it walks back to mid section again. I know it has to be a cat, because you can feel the movement of four feet. So, since that is how Quizno use to be, I have finally decided that it's her presents that visits me at night for some strange reaon The strange thing is that it started the week that Quizno was put to rest. I know this sounds strange. But I am wondering if anyone has been visited by the present of their cats that have passed away.
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I don't have a problem with Quizno visiting. It just catches me by suprise. My bf thinks I am kinda nuts, but who knows, I have been visited by spirits before. At least I know Quizno is a safe one. Okay, that paragraph makes me sound weird enough. But at least I know Quizno feels safe enough to visit her owner in soul, and that she knows I still love her and miss her a ton. Thanks for answering to my topic, and here I thought I was nuts. Great a newbie and a nuttie, I am doing a great job. LOL!!
LOL nope I don't believe in those things either. Untill I am aducted, walk right into big foot, or swim into the lochness monster. But people spirts and animal spirts, yeap fully believe now.
Originally Posted by StarryEyedTiGeR interesting. Click to expand...
Sometimes when I go to bed, I will feel a small cat walk across me. Sometimes it is Scooter, but sometimes it is just a feeling. I think it is Fred, because he had a certain way he would walk across me to get to his spot. None of the others do it the same way. I cannot believe it has been almost a year since he has gone to the Bridge. He is my soul mate kitty and will always be with me.
We had to put our Siamese to sleep about three years ago, because she had cancer. After that, I'd wake up and swear I could hear the bell on her collar like I could when she would be walking through the living room, but we only had one indoor cat at the time, and she didn't have a collar on. Besides hearing her bell, I felt a kitty jumping on my bed, and when I looked, there wasn't a kitty around.
I have had this happen when I lived home with my parents and our cat Rocky died, he always slept with me. I used to feel him walking on the bed it was crazy I guess I don't know if I was dreaming it or it was really him.
I get this feeling sometimes with Syl. After he passed away a few month's ago, I could still feel him on the bed. There were numerous times where I would hear him, or honestly feel his tail brush my face like how he use to do to wake me up in the morning. I lead myself to believe it was simply me missing him, but sometimes... I think of these little thing's as letting me know that he's happy somewhere I can't be with him right now, and he's letting me know that he misses me just as much, and he's ok and he's looking out for me.
Originally Posted by Catlady810 I have been visited by spirits before. Click to expand...
Originally Posted by krazy kat2 Sometimes when I go to bed, I will feel a small cat walk across me. Sometimes it is Scooter, but sometimes it is just a feeling. I think it is Fred, because he had a certain way he would walk across me to get to his spot. None of the others do it the same way. I cannot believe it has been almost a year since he has gone to the Bridge. He is my soul mate kitty and will always be with me. Click to expand...
There have been a few strange things that have happened to me. When my last cat Tucson passed away, I had a dream a week later. He was sitting beside me and purring, and in the dream I woke up to nothing there, yet I swear there was a cat on my bed. I even felt Tucson jump off my bed and 'saw' him go into the hallway. I believe this was his way of saying goodbye. And then I REALLY woke up. It was an odd dream, so real. I've had countless feelings he is still around. Another night I felt that there was not only Quill on my windowsill, but other cats lolling around my bed, one sitting on my pillow, another at my side, and another stretched out at my feet. It was the strangest, most comforting feeling ever. Um ... I think Tucson still visits. We were so attached to eachother, I'm glad he visits too, because I strongly believe in the afterlife.
Yeah I will have to try talking to her. Maybe it will let her know that I know she's there.
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