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Help Solve This Halloween Mystery

A dual-media-income couple I know came home yesterday to find blood splattered on their floor and walls. They own a dog and a cat, but both animals are fine, and the dog was penned up while they were gone. Another friend theorized that the cat is sneezing blood due to an upper respiratory infection, but the husband said some of the blood was fairly high up. Oddly, there was no blood on their furniture.

  • Chas

    Google “Happy tail.” There could be a small fissure on the dogs tail that sprays blood when he wags and they never noticed.

  • Chris Chris

    Wait, I know this.. The answer is eyes.

  • AmyS

    Ear wound on end of dog’s ear. When it shakes it’s head, the blood flies. As it is in the ear, it bleeds pretty freely. This expert advice given upon the same occurance with twin adopted hound dogs.

    That’s my guess, anyhow.

  • BradfordPearson

    Most likely a bloody ghost. Best to burn the house down.

  • Jim Rossman

    Perhaps the cat brought in a bird that was bleeding and trying to fly away?

  • dkv

    Is a “dual-media-income” the same as one normal income?

  • Tim Rogers

    The dog was penned up while they were gone, people. Couldn’t be the dog.

    It could be flies. Although I’d think they’d have noticed the flies. But houseflies that have gorged themselves on, say, a rat carcass under the house will land on walls and vomit blood. Again, though, they’d have noticed the flies.

  • Bizarro Big Tex

    Home built on Indian burial ground.

  • Randy Zimmerman

    Don’t look in the basement…

  • Mike

    Another friend theorized that the cat is sneezing blood due to an upper respiratory infection, but the husband said some of the blood was fairly high up.

    When I was a kid our cat had surgery done on it’s mouth, the end result was she was left with a hole in the roof of her mouth and when she sneezed, especially if she sneezed while eating, stuff would fly everywhere and cover the walls as high as the ceiling. So it’s really not that far fetched that the cat has a wound in her nose or mouth or worse, a cancerous tumor in her nose that’s bleeding (hopefully not the latter obviously).

  • B in Texas

    There is plenty of video evidence on Youtube of cats helping dogs escape closed doors. They worked together to throw mice up against the walls. Before the humans returned, the dog closed the carrier door behind him and the cat hid the bodies in the crawl space.

  • Kk.

    Do they have kids?

  • Benton

    Mrs. Peacock in the library with a candlestick

  • The husband

    No kids. No flies. And the dog was far away from where the bulk of the blood was. Couldn’t have come from her.