Pet owners turning to psychics who claim they can speak to animals telepathically

Mr Ezekiel Ong (in blue) "reading" the mind of 15-year-old maltese dog Si Si, the pet of Mr Daryl Ng and his wife Sherlynn Ong. Ms Ong says he saved her dog's life by alerting her to its inflamed pancreas.
Mr Ezekiel Ong (in blue) "reading" the mind of 15-year-old maltese dog Si Si, the pet of Mr Daryl Ng and his wife Sherlynn Ong. Ms Ong says he saved her dog's life by alerting her to its inflamed pancreas.ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

They pay up to $200 an hour to people who claim they can talk to animals telepathically

Some pet owners will go to extremes to spoil their animals - and now there is a new trend catching on that makes animal whispering appear passe.

Animal lovers have been hiring people who claim they can speak to the animals telepathically, even remotely, and are paying them $150 or more per session.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 01, 2018, with the headline 'Pet owners turning to animal psychics'. Print Edition | Subscribe