My family and I, including one pug-mix dog and two cats, moved into an older home in Oshawa, Ontario (Canada) just over two-years ago. It was built in 1952 - 1953ish and, reportedly, we are the fourth owners with the last owners being there 20 years.
The house itself required renovations from top to bottom, but had a good brick structure and a spectacular yard. About a year after moving in we converted the house to gas from oil and bought a second-hand gas stove off Kijiji which was probably about 5 to 8 years old.
Within a few weeks of installing the new stove and to my astonishment I went to use my oven and found my dog's dry food scattered in it! I was surprised, but I have two teenagers and thought there was an explanation for it. Over the course of the next week it happened at least two more times. No one in the family reported knowing anything about how it got there and were just as amazed as me.
Over the course of the last year now it has happened a couple of more times and each time I get curiouser and curiouser. The lastest occurrence was approximately two-weeks ago.
This weekend I was visiting my parents and I had the opportunity to tell them about these events. They couldn't believe it either. The discussion turned into an entire conversation about how this could have happened, but nothing seems to make any sense.
I should mention that my one daughter has heard the bathroom cupboard close on its own and she has also seen shadows out of the corner of her eye. I have sensed a presence in my bedroom once and a friend who claims she is "sensitive" advised me there is an old harmless women in my home who is searching for something she has lost.
At this point in time, no one in my home is concerned for their safety or is terribly bothered, but we all are quite interested in hearing of any explanation for these events and/or interpretation of any message we might be misreading.
I have tried to search the web to see if anyone else has ever had a similar story, to no avail.