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I Talk to Animals

...even if they don't always talk back! 408 People

    Yep...

    I just realized this when I caught myself saying to a bumblebee that: "I'm not a flower".  And it seemed that the bumblebee understood me, because it left me alone and went for the flowers.
    Fennella Fennella 31-35, F 6 Responses May 17, 2009

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    Communication

    I think that body language and physical contact is an important part of communicating. My cat loves to hold my hand. My cats love to talk to me. I repeat the same words and sentences to them and can only hope they can connect the feeling to it.  
    CurlyRedHead CurlyRedHead 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2008

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    They Know It When You Do

    For some years i went to the zoo regularly.  Not only because it's a beautiful park in the heart of the city, but also to deal with the animals.   Some of them could hardly live with imprisonment.  The sadness in their eyes and their neurotic behavior were...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M Feb 11, 2010

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    Speaking To The Animals

    Of course, I speak to animals. They nearly always communicate back through their actions, or maybe the way they look at you with their eyes. My cat is an outside cat for the most part and when I go outside, he comes up and pets my leg with his body. I had a donkey I talked to for...
    edgarner51 edgarner51 61-65, M Jan 30, 2011

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    The other day I was cleaning

    and fileting some salmon,pretty focused on the task,a bit out of practice,paying attention to the sweetly sharp and potentially deadly blade,half-whistling a dimly remembered little Irish tune when the cat interjected: "mrrowwwr,meowrrrmmmrrrr? roumnnn? mrooowwrrr?" or...
    dubkebab dubkebab 46-50, M 4 Responses Jan 6

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    I always talk to animals,

    but I have a dog who mostly understands me. When she looses a toy I'll tell her to find it. She always looks but she gets distracted I'll tell her she's not looking hard enough and she's search every nook and cranny she thinks of. It's great. I don't even need to gesture or...
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 18, 2014

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    I Talk To My Babies

         I love to just talk to my babies. Its my way to make sure that they are doing alright. I also like to treat them very nicley as well. For  I know that I will see them again. I would want them to be nice to me. The only problem is, that I don't know...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2010

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    I talk to animals. But sometimes my voice

    changes when I do. It's a habit picked up from my mom when I was a kid. When I talk to my cat my voice goes into a higher pitch. When I talk to dogs it goes into a lower pitch. Does anyone else change their voice when talking to animals?
    MonkeyButler25 MonkeyButler25 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 6, 2014

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    I Reasoned With a Crowd of Steers

    I was on a hike one day when I had to walk through a field of young bulls.  I walked slowly through the field, hoping not to attract too much attention to myself, but they soon saw me and made chase.  I did not run, knowing this would only make them worse, so carried on...
    Tibicina Tibicina 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 24, 2009

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    My Hero, My Friend...

    I don't know how it started, I just happened to notice one day that I was talking and there was no one in the room with me, except Dorothy.  Dorothy is a great gal, she's single girl, has her own place, very independent...she tends to mind her own business and avoids gossip like...
    OnlyOneChiquita OnlyOneChiquita 41-45, F 13 Responses May 5, 2011

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    I Had A Conversation With A Dog :)

     Hello Readers...........I know it will all sound strange and unbelievable to some readers out there and won't really accept my story as real but yet i will share to show the feelings of a dog and how they understand each word of humans........So this happened few years ago...
    Andrieke Andrieke 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 3, 2013

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    I'm Not Crazy, I Swear....

    but I must admit I do talk to my little shih tzu sometimes >.<She is the sweetest puppy ever and makes me smile, especially when I need it =)very smart dog too! I just wish I hadn't waited so long to get a real pet...
    sweetsie sweetsie 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2011

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    My Cat

    When my cat was still alive I would talk to her all the time. She would just look back up at me like I was crazy. Which I probably was, because I was talking to a cat. But she was excellent at nonverbal communication and could always make me smile. She's the one that defined...
    JonFurniss JonFurniss 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 18, 2008

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    Forders2 Forders2 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2014

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    Secrets

     I tell my cat secrets that I can't tell anyone. So I tell Him..knowing he won't go around telling everyone :)
    Whattheblink Whattheblink 18-21, F Sep 27, 2008

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    I especially enjoy talking to my cats.

    They don't seem to give a hoot. And how can I stay mad at them given they always look so sweet and innocent.
    rickie53 rickie53 41-45, M Jan 20, 2014

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    An Outlet

    I like talking to animals. They don't judge you on what you say, they provide comfort and a peaceful state not only in mind but in body. If I don't feel like writing I will talk to my cats while they cuddle up for attention. I've even talked to a few animals at the zoo just for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 27, 2012

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    Crazy? Me??? Perhaps

    We all know animals don't speak human language but no harm done if we talk to them. Right now I only have hamsters but even my hamsters know whether it's me or someone else. After I wake up, I check on them and call them 'my babies' and say goodbye when I leave for work (nobody's...
    Janesiswanto Janesiswanto 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    Unofficial Pets

    I don't have any pets but every time I go to Wal Mart I take time to go by the fish and talk to them. I'm not quite sure why I have started doing this because I never liked the idea of having fish as pets but now, it doesn't seem like such a bad idea. I don't use a baby voice or...
    AdorableCaterpillar AdorableCaterpillar 18-21, F Apr 15, 2012

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    I Love My Pets. . . All Of Them

    Do stuffed animal count too? I've had a fish, and three dogs. But the ones who I talk to the most are my stuffed toys. I'm fifteen and still play with them. It that weird? I feel weird when talking to them. I even move them around as they 'talk' back. Yeah, talk back. Not to...
    B33z B33z 13-15, F Nov 18, 2012

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    Who's A Big Pig?

    When I'm on my own I talk to my guinea pig like an ordinary person and I talk about ordinary things, but as soon as someone comes around I start using a baby voice and just say things like "Who's a big pig? Who's my baby boy?" ^___^ It just happens! I can't help it! ^_^;Actually...
    UnseenBlossom UnseenBlossom 18-21, F Dec 23, 2010

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    Dr. Doolittle

    I am a regular Dr. Doolittle.  I have always talked to animals, my own and any other animal that crossed my path.  I think they understand a lot more than some people give them credit for.  I don't think it is just the tone of your voice.  I think there is...
    swirlingmist swirlingmist 51-55, F 3 Responses Feb 15, 2009

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    Everyday

     I talk to my pet every single day and i bet it doesn't understand why i'm so noisy and stuff.... I can't look at my pet w/o asking how it is and saying hi a million times.It doesn't talk back or anything but sometimes it shot me a look like "are you for real??"...
    andreinac13 andreinac13 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2008

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    I'm Not Crazy...

    Really. My dog likes it when I talk to him. He snuggles up close to my face and puts his paw on my lips. If I don't say anything, he kinda taps it until I do talk. He likes when I say his name...  
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 27, 2008

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    I can talk to Animals through there actions

    there ears there head there is all something that can tell me I talk to my dog through emotions
    snowwolf201 snowwolf201 13-15, M Mar 15, 2014

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    One Sided Conversations.

    I think they appreciate it, not just animals, inanimate objects too. It makes me feel better.
    AtomicWater AtomicWater 41-45, F Sep 4, 2010

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    A Dog?

    Yeah...I do talk a dog...
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2008

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    My First Annimal Communication

    W as with an orange cat named Pumpkin.  AC was something I remember doing as a child.  I was determined to re-learn how to do it.  I joined a yahoo group for AC about 3 years ago and just read the digest as it came in.  Then about 6 months ago  someone on...
    unnamedprincess unnamedprincess 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 16, 2009

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    I Always Have

    i have always talked to animals. it nvr seemed weird to me and my folks nvr thought anything of it. im just really sensitive to them i guess. when i was younger stray cats used to follow me around. i used to be able to put kittens and puppies to sleep easily. not unusual since...
    Genabi Genabi 22-25 2 Responses May 18, 2009

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    Am I A Lizard Shaman Now? And Wisdom From A Lizard

    One day i opened up my front door and there was a lizard sitting in a disgusting bucket of car-soap from a car-wash-a-couple-day's-previous, all bloated up and pink. Naturally aghast, I made some sea-grape-leaf/green tea and let the poor creature soak for a few hours in it. I...
    Treewing Treewing 18-21 1 Response Nov 13, 2013

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    Uh, Yep.

    New to this... I can talk with animals. It's not language as far as sound or English, but more like images and concepts. Feeling is sometimes involved, but I don't know how much they receive/understand. It always takes concentration, but it varies from animal to animal. Any ideas...
    bluewhitesunflower bluewhitesunflower 22-25 1 Response Mar 2, 2013

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    A Habit

    I'm always talking to my cats and any animal that crosses my path. I really do think that they respond to humans talking. When they respond back to my comments, I sometimes know what they are saying. I love how excited they get when I talk to them, maybe 'cause humans don't...
    AuntTammy AuntTammy 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 8, 2008

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    So What?

    i talk to animals all th time. one time i was talkin to dixie and i swore i heard her talk back. it wasnt through her mouth. i asked her th question "you ever had a ****** day like this?" and i heard (not with my ears) a womans voice i had never heard before say "yes" loud and as...
    knucklez knucklez 18-21, M 6 Responses May 19, 2009

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    animals just do animal things. anybody with half a brain knows pretty much what any animal is going to do. they do not scheme to screw you over for personal gain, lie, stab you in...
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    EXPIRED though the shot hurt alot you seemed very relieved, you said now you will always come back to me . well A few years later I happened to run to far , I could not see you...
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    EXPIRED though the shot hurt alot you seemed very relieved, you said now you will always come back to me . well A few years later I happened to run to far , I could not see you...
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    my son has a love hate for animals really I believe he loves them oh by the way he is five almost six....Anyway we recently adopted a small dog since we live in an apartment and i...
    jaxpdx jaxpdx 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    Nature is just amazing and a breath of fresh air but so is the mall haha! And animals.... I love them!!! I just don't understand why other people don't... I mean it's ok if u don...
    Arielle1justsmile Arielle1justsmile 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    It makes me sad that people would hurt innocent animals who cant call 911 and cant escape because they're locked in a cage and what are they gonna do. It makes me angry and cry...
    heyilikeyour heyilikeyour 13-15, F Dec 30, 2014

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    I am so interested in being a nudist just wanna talk to people about it and stuff get your experiences and stories. As I am a young guy I think it would be best to talk to a man on...
    Neylon Neylon 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    One of my main spirit animals or totem is a Wolf, and wolves are beautiful. As a kid, I really loved huskies and found them really intriguing and they also reminded me of wolves...
    TheAnonymousINFx TheAnonymousINFx 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    If you need to do a normal Lasik surgical treatment, you'd probably concentrate on the basic cost for your non-customized course of action. For this, a microkeratome that's a...
    Willsam936i7gv1 Willsam936i7gv1 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    I currently have 59 stuffed animals whoop it might be seen as weird how I collect them when supposedly they are meant for little kids but I don't care. These stuffed animals are...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F Jan 13

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    Walmart's eye clinic's are not owned by Walmart. They lease their House to different companies underneath the Walmart title. They could choose a person foundation what insurances...
    Joseph9257jwj6 Joseph9257jwj6 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    Animals are not toys. They have anger, sadness, happiness, excitement, confusion, romanticness, (I think that's the word) and those other emotions, and attachments. Especially...
    HannahMarieX HannahMarieX 18-21 3 Responses Jan 16

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    Totally agree! Animals are innocent and have rights!!! Most people hurt animals for no reason.
    FriendlyDragon FriendlyDragon 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I want to make some new friends. I'm 16 in March I'm from England I like music I like food I like animals I've had depression and anxiety for the past four years or so, and...
    louisr louisr 13-15, M Jan 18

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    I would just like to talk to someone
    DayseeMaria DayseeMaria 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Someone to talk to with good advice?
    senaaa senaaa 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago