Last night, Ghostly Activities founder encountered a dog ghost that could be his deceased Boxer.
Normally, I’d cover this in a more objective way, but this experience is personal.
Last night, I got a Boo Buddy and placed it on a shelf next to the ashes of my Boxer, Rhea. She died of cancer shortly after I returned to Seattle in September 2013.
Earlier in the evening, I tested the Boo Buddy to make sure it worked. To do that, I put in the 9V battery, switched it on, and put it next to my wireless router for WiFi. It’s a good test to run: Routers leak a lot of electromagnetic energy and they’ll trigger most EMF meters, like the Boo Buddy.
The trigger object lit right up, so I picked it up and turned it off. Then, I put it on the shelf next to Rhea’s ashes. Nothing happened immediately. It was about 11 PM when I got up from my desk to go to bed. As I walked by the bookcase, I saw the Boo Buddy’s hand, the one closer to Rhea’s ashes, glowing red.
I picked up the Boo Buddy to check that the power was off, and it was.
Then, I grabbed a digital audio recorder and ran an EVP session. I asked it common things Rhea would respond to, like “who wants to fetch?,” “who wants to go for a walk?” and “who wants a treat?”
On the last question, the recorder picked up a bark.
Now, this doesn’t mean it was Rhea. There could be faulty wiring in the Boo Buddy, and the bark may have come from down the road. These ghost hunting audio recorders are so sensitive, they can pick up sounds from a quarter-mile away.
I then checked the Boo Buddy’s spot on the shelf again with my MEL meter, and there was no EMF field to detect.
Still, it’s comforting to know that she may check in from time-to-time.
Jacob ‘Jake’ Rice has always loved ghosts and scary stories. When he’s not being a tech nerd for work, he’s the gadget guy on the team. He hunts ghosts, spirits and other paranormal entities in Seattle and the Puget Sound area.