Have you ever wondered how some dogs know when an earthquake is about to hit Or how some cats know how to identify and soothe their owner's chronic pain These abilities may seem inexplicable at first, but they can, in fact, be explained through science. Michelle Waitzman has compiled a range of heart-warming animal stories that cause us to suspect animals are 'psychic', alongside the fascinating science that accounts for these phenomena. Discover tales of dogs detecting cancer; cats who can alert their owners of incoming storms; animals who rescue people from fires; those that can 'predict' the future; as well as pets with profound powers of empathy who stay true to their owners beyond the grave. Michelle Waitzman is a freelance writer and editor based in Toronto, Canada. She worked in TV production for many years before beginning her career as a writer and editor. Michelle has written for a number of magazines and has published two books: Sex in a Tent and Moon - Living Abroad in New Zealand.