Following the amazing exact predictions of Paul the octopus I'm wondering if animals can beat humans in predicting events. If this is true then I think it's about time to "redeem", among many animal lovers, the infamous Roman Emperor Caligula (37-41 AC) that was using as favorite counselor his own horse called "Incitatus" that became also senator of the Roman senate. Maybe Caligula wasn't at all so foolish...!...lol
Above: Octopus Paolo
Many animals are psychic or sensitive, for example cats and dogs are supposed to be able to see and sense the presence of the dead, they react in different ways of course, why cats are more welcoming or proud of the ability, dogs are said to be more nervous or uneased by the gift. Some humans also have this gift and react differently to it, though most are young when they have it and lose it as they get older. Like Caligula, there are many "horse whisperers" (people who believe they can talk to horses or other animals and I wont say if they can or not) perhaps animals have similar gifts that seperate them from others of their kind.
I wouldnt say animals are better than humans, or humans better than animals, for when it all comes down to it we are all animals just different breeds, shapes and sizes with different strengths and weaknesses. I think as all humans have different gifts, perhaps all animals have different gifts as well, though each must learn the gift they have for themselves, and choose if they wish to master or ignore the gift.
I agree that human can have similar abilities, but animals in general seems to show this abilities in a more 'naturally' and continuous spontaneous way....this is why I started this blog. As an example I was personal witness of a dog called 'Tocco' that was able to detect when people were close to death & more... At this regard, among big documentation at this regard, have a look at: http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/2975294/animals_with_extra...
At the end, seems to me that the ability of 'extra perceptions' is more defined in animals generally rather than humans.