Miley Cyrus hired a psychic to contact her dead dog.

The 'Wrecking Ball' singer was left devastated when her Alaskan Klee Kai, Floyd, was killed by a coyote in April earlier this year and she has sought comfort by hiring a medium to get in contact with her deceased pooch.

Animal medium Melissa Bacelar revealed that Miley felt a great deal of guilt about not being there when Floyd died.

She told the Daily Mirror newspaper: ''It was particularly hard as [Miley] wasn't there when Floyd died, so there would have been a huge amount of guilt.

''I connect with the dog telepathically. Some will give me actual words but, most of the time, I will get images and feelings which I pass on to the owner.''

The 21-year-old singer has had a very public grieving period, including sharing many photos of her shrine to the late dog on Instagram and getting a tattoo of Floyd underneath her armpit.

Last month, Miley welcomed a new dog into her furry family.

Rough Collie, Emu Coyne Cyrus joined Miley's three other pups in June, Mary Jane, Happy and Bean.

After announcing the news on Instagram, the blonde was adamant that Emu was not a replacement for Floyd, as she wrote: ''There will never be anyone like Floyd. There was a bond that was so deep it's irreplaceable but that's not what I am trying to do. Never will I replace Floyd and that's something I had to take time to understand.''