UPDATED: They say that animals can sense an earthquake. Now that the Baltimore area -- the whole East Coast -- just experienced one this afternoon, there seems to be proof that at least some
Officials at the
Many said no, but quite a few said yes -- definitely.
Comments ranged from "My Dogs started barking & my birds went crazy about 4 minutes before it hit," to "My dog insisted we go outside about two minutes before it happened and then barked continuously at 'nothing.'"
Another pet owner reported that her cats were "acting very bizarre and meowing beforehand."
Someone else wrote: "My dog and all the dogs in the neighborhood were barking like crazy about a minute before it started."
Tina Sanders said: "My jack russell went into meltdown mode and hid, my english bulldog could've cared less."