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Old 02-19-2019, 04:37 PM
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Pet Psychic Experience

I have to run this by you, friends. I really do. Sorry for the long read.
Okay, I'm well-known for my superstitions and belief in magical foolishness, but this may be... over the top. A lifelong friend has utilized 'pet psychics' and 'animal communicators' for ages with her dogs. I'm too cheap (and, I guess, still a little too cynical to spring for it) but she was recently insistent to the point of gifting me a 'session' (for the Rickeybird) with her latest favorite, whom she swears is the best ever. I resisted as long as I could, but... yep, I did it.
The results were provided via 'transcript' of the 'remote' session/conversation with the Rb. The report I received was beautifully written, comprehensive, professional. I'm very glad I did it. The findings were truly helpful, inspiring, reassuring, very enjoyable, but... hey... maybe predictable for an intuitive, intelligent student of animal behavior.
But there was this one thing. Here we go.
One of the psychic's routine offerings is to tell the person what the animal has named that owner. This name is said to be a mystical, meta-language, essence-ethereal thing. Well, of course, everybody knows that the Rb clearly calls me GAIL... summons me thus, demands services thus, yells thus into my face when offering regurgitation. Captured many times on video.
But wait, there's more.
The transcript reported that the Rb has given me his personal name of "Pretty Poppy".
For years, Kirby (my ol' man) and my closest 4-5 friends/family have heard the Rb SCREAM "Pretty Puppy" at me when he feels threatened or challenged... when they get too close to me (the Rb allows no touching!)... or when he is getting ready to bite me for inattention. That's what we ASSUMED he was trying to say. The Rb knows the word "pretty" and there are lots of dogs in our group, we figured, so he must have picked up "puppy", and then must have just jumbled the words together, as parrots do, sometimes, buttt...
When I shared this finding with these individuals, they all just about passed out. And they are all absolute skeptics and realists. Friends, the Rb IS saying PRETTY POPPY. And in a seemingly purposeful way.
Most of my friends/family have talked themselves out of taking this seriously, several days later.
I am absolutely POSITIVE that I have never written/posted about "Pretty Puppy" anywhere online, nor have I talked about it with ANYBODY other than the very few who have heard it for themselves.
I have begun asking the Rb, "am I your Pretty Poppy?" I will get this on video... but he replies with his version of my obnoxious giggle, head bobs, giggles, more giggles, again, again...
So there you go.
I can give you the psychic's website, privately, if you want it.
Have any of you had similar experiences? What do you think?
Signed,
Pretty Poppy
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Old 02-19-2019, 05:03 PM
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Re: Pet Psychic Experience

you gotta change you user name now to pretty poppy. that's honestly so cute.
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Old 02-19-2019, 05:15 PM
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Re: Pet Psychic Experience

No matter what I/we conclude about it, it really was a delightful experience!
xo, PP
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Re: Pet Psychic Experience

I think it could be real (crazy as it sounds). I have had many odd experiences myself and I think certain people are sensitive....(and I am a very "show me the proof" kind of gal). When I was a kid (6 years old),I had a dream that my hamster drown in a sump pump 2 states away--I didn't even know what a sump-pump was, or that the neighbors watching my pet had one. I woke up at my granmother's house,walked to breakfast and said, "Cherrio is dead, isn't he?" My mom protested and looked really disturbed when I began to cry and insisted that she wasn't being honest--apparently, about 1-2 hours earlier, she had gotten the call saying that he was dead (I was sleeping 2 floors away in the attic and I was totally alone, so I couldn't have heard it and he did drown in a sump-pump..In my dream, I just knew that he ran out of air and fought a lot to survive). I also dreamed that my fish died (without showing symptoms)...and when I woke up, he was dead....Mind you, nothing had precipitated that would have led me to believe that anything could or would go wrong. It was totally random and totally accurate. These weird premonitions all happened before I was 8 and they were right every time...Oh- and then in highschool, I knew our dog had bone cancer (again, no real symptoms). This saga has continued with people and it is very odd (thankfully, my batting average is closer to 80% with people, which is a relief)..Such a creepy kid! (ugh!!!)...my poor parents. It isn't like I am a psychic, but if I can pick up on things like that, surely there are professionals out there who can do it better.

I know that sounds crazy, but seriously, there must have been something that I picked up on...There are likely people out there who are A) psychic or B) in-tune enough with animals that you may as well call them psychic...Then there are the quacks, but at the end of the day, if what they say is meaningful, then why not?

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Old 02-19-2019, 08:00 PM
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Re: Pet Psychic Experience

Yeah, yeah... as Shakespeare said...
"There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy." Hey, Hamlet is pointing out how little even the most educated people can explain.
Thank you for your thoughts, dear buddy.
I was SHAKEN... so were my kins... until they got their boundaries back up, ya know?
Today's superstition is tomorrow's science. To wit: it was once thought that evil spirits passed from one to another, causing disease... so ya oughtn't get too close to sick folks...
then GERMS were discovered.
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Old 02-19-2019, 08:15 PM
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Re: Pet Psychic Experience

O think that is really awesome! I love that he gave you a nick name, and a pretty one.

I had a rescue dog, that had horrible screaming nightmares nearky every night of the ten years I had him. I very much would have liked to now what caused them. He had no fear of hitting, or anything I could attribute to abuse... If he was still alive I would very much try the physic!!!!!!!!

Once years ago doing an internship in Kansas City , MO, I had to drive my boss and several people to a meeting because I had a big car. So of course we were on a road I have never been on before in my life. We were all talking having fun and I was speeding. I all of a sudden slammed on the breaks, and everyone asked why.....I said when we turn the corner a big white dog will be in the middle of the road. When we came around the corner there was a big white dog in the middle of the road!!!!! I don't even know where those words came from when they came out of my mouth! We were all flabbergasted!! O guess my angel was looking out for me that day..

So yes I think there is more in this world than has been explained yet. Or as my mermaid key chain says, if you aren't looking for magic, you don't find it .
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Old 02-20-2019, 08:58 AM
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Re: Pet Psychic Experience

I have thought about contacting a pet psychic for 2 of my Fids.
Bella and Pinky.

They both pluck and neither has a health reason for it.
I don’t want to feel like a dweeb .

I have had many dreams that have come true and they have always been repetitive dreams not one time things.
Most recently I had a dream of driving my car and the breaks go out.
Sure enough mY breaks went ou,t. Turned out the vacuum line running to the break power assist became cracked and I was only getting about 25% breaking power.
I have never had any dreams related to my Fids that have come true.
I don’t know if that’s good or bad.
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Re: Pet Psychic Experience

Amazing experience, Gail! Frankly, nothing surprises me about the human-companion relationship and the wonders of our brains. (human and animal)

Perhaps our brains are multi-faceted sensory organs capable of far more than scientifically documented?

I have not used the services of a pet psychic, but have visited a human version about 3 times, all during formative times. The individual I sat with was remarkably accurate in many aspects! Sadly, she has passed on, or I'd have readings every few years.
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Re: Pet Psychic Experience

I adore the 'pretty poppy' so cute (and yes, it suits you so well)




The worst hint I ever got was from Rico (my first CAG and my first love-in-a-way) who just popped in mijn brain one day to let me know, in quite a matter of fact way, he was going to die because his heart was going to give out on him and he was ready to say goodbye. I completely panicked and literaly begged him to hang on a bit longer... because I *so* was not.
(Oh, I forgot: we were about 200 km apart at that time.)
He did, and died 2,5 months later when I could not possibly get to him (he was living with my parents at that time; they buried him and I never got to say goodbye to his little body- and that still hurts ...).

He almost never (apart from his decades long plucking and one ingrown feather incident) had a sick day in his life.
I hope to meet him again some day.

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Re: Pet Psychic Experience

I love you gail but this kind of thing ....well look you didn't have to pay for it and I'm glad you enjoyed it. But don't spend any of your hard earned money on it please.

Please continue to be cheap and make wonderful artworks. Theres all sorts of videos of how people hot read and cold read and maybe your bird made a sound to the psychic and it's not even pretty poppy it's pretty bird or whatever.

Just .....don't spend your money on it.... unless you want to do it over email in that case my two female conures will converse with the spirits and rb ....just send me your credit card info and they will only bill you 29.99 a month for everything you want to know.....

I know that seems crass...it's the same thing the psychic is doing......

Psychics are fun I admit, I've had me palm read, but it's not real. It's an indulgence like horoscopes.

Part of being a member of parrot forums is 1st looking after the parrots and 2nd looking after the owners, so I won't hold back in stating this is bad science.


trust your bird over the psychic.
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