|Cat predicts earthquake and takes cover. Photo: Usonian|
Apparently some people get headaches before and during an earthquake due to the higher levels of static electricity. Another possible reason is the cat's ability to pick up a shift in the earth's magnetic field.
Apparently a cat's behavior can change dramatically just before an earthquake. Cats might:
- run around trying to get out of the house
- carry kittens to safety
- get out of the house if there is access