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* ''Literature/GuardianCatsAndTheLostBooksOfAlexandria'' stars a cat named Marco who is granted the ability to read. After being [[APetIntoTheWild accidentally abandoned by his owners]], Marco is [[TheChosenOne chosen]] to be a book Guardian. Over sixteen centuries ago, all the books in the Library of Alexandria were [[BookBurning burned]] by anti-intellectual extremists. Only a few prized books survived. These books have been guarded by cats ever since.



* Varjak from ''Literature/VarjakPaw'' is one of the few cats who knows "the Way", a special supernatural art which only cats possess.



* Basement Cat, and Ceiling Cat!
** To elaborate: WebOriginal/LOLCats, over the years, have accrued a small mythology. Ceiling Cat, based off a picture of a cat that was stuck in between the walls of an apartment that was rescued when a hole was cut in the ceiling, is considered the [[KingOfAllCosmos God of Lolcats]]. Basement Cat is just any random black cat, and is considered [[{{Satan}} the Devil]]. There are others, such as Longcat, who can stretch to any length and is sometimes depicted in an [[EndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt epic battle]] with its EvilTwin, Tacgnol.

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* Basement Cat, and Ceiling Cat!
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Cat! To elaborate: WebOriginal/LOLCats, over the years, have accrued a small mythology. Ceiling Cat, based off a picture of a cat that was stuck in between the walls of an apartment that was rescued when a hole was cut in the ceiling, is considered the [[KingOfAllCosmos God of Lolcats]]. Basement Cat is just any random black cat, and is considered [[{{Satan}} the Devil]]. There are others, such as Longcat, who can stretch to any length and is sometimes depicted in an [[EndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt epic battle]] with its EvilTwin, Tacgnol.


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* ''Literature/SailorNothing'': The titular protagonist is a MagicalGirl whose pet kitten was also transformed. He has some magical abilities and can [[TalkingAnimal talk]].


* A [[GameMod fan-added]] race for {{VideoGame/Starbound}} is the [[IntelligentGerbil Vel'uuish]], which look exactly like normal cats but are described as thus:

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* A [[GameMod fan-added]] race for {{VideoGame/Starbound}} is the [[IntelligentGerbil Vel'uuish]], Tiknass'uut]], which look exactly like normal cats but are described as thus:


* Mirage, an [[PettingZooPeople anthropomorhic]] [[PantheraAwesome panthress]] from ''WesternAnimation/AladdinTheSeries'', exemplifies both this trope and CatsAreMean; she's an EvilSorceress and one of the series' most dangerous villains.

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* Mirage, an [[PettingZooPeople anthropomorhic]] anthropomorphic]] [[PantheraAwesome panthress]] from ''WesternAnimation/AladdinTheSeries'', exemplifies both this trope and CatsAreMean; she's an EvilSorceress and one of the series' most dangerous villains.villains.
* Fireball Cat from ''WesternAnimation/{{Wishfart}}'' is an anthropomorphic cat with near-omnipotent magical knowledge and powers who virtually all the other characters (who themselves are all different types of magical beings) look to for advice.


** In ''Literature/GhostStory'', Harry Dresden's cat Mister proves able not only to see ghosts, but to physically shoulder-check ''and be stopped midair by them''. It's explained that all cats are able to see ghosts, [[CatsAreSuperior they just don't usually find it interesting]]. Mister also looks exactly the same under a wizard's Sight as he does otherwise, and is the only being in the whole series to do so.

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** In ''Literature/GhostStory'', Harry Dresden's cat Mister proves able not only to see ghosts, but to physically shoulder-check ''and be stopped midair by them''. It's explained that all cats are able to see ghosts, [[CatsAreSuperior they just don't usually find it interesting]]. Mister also looks exactly the same under a wizard's Sight TrueSight as he does otherwise, and is the only being in the whole series to do so.


* ''Manga/MyRoommateIsACat'': Is a mundane SliceOfLife that is occasionally told from a cat's perspective. In one episode, the cat turns out to be able to see [[spoiler:the ghosts of her owner's recently-deceased parents]].

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* ''Manga/MyRoommateIsACat'': Is ''Manga/MyRoommateIsACat'' is a mundane SliceOfLife that is occasionally told from a cat's perspective. In one episode, the cat turns out to be able to see [[spoiler:the ghosts of her owner's recently-deceased parents]].


* ''Manga/MyRoommateIsACat'': Is a mundane SliceOfLife that is occasionally told from a cat's perspective. In one episode, the cat turns out to be able to see [[spoiler:the ghosts of her owner's recently-deceased parents]].



* ''Manga/DoukyoninWaHizaTokidokiAtamaNoUe'': Is a mundane SliceOfLife that is occasionally told from a cat's perspective. In one episode, the cat turns out to be able to see [[spoiler:the ghosts of her owner's recently-deceased parents]].

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* ''Manga/DoukyoninWaHizaTokidokiAtamaNoUe'': Is a mundane SliceOfLife that is occasionally told from a cat's perspective. In one episode, the cat turns out to be able to see [[spoiler:the ghosts of her owner's recently-deceased parents]].

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* cats in ''Webcomic/UndeadFriend'' seem able to see ghosts.


* Possibly played with in ''Webcomic/FreakingRomance''. While Zelan can't see Zylith, for whatever reason, he can see her cat, Mr. Purrfect, and has even "adopted" him.

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* Possibly played with in ''Webcomic/FreakingRomance''. While Zelan can't see Zylith, for whatever reason, he can see her cat, Mr. Purrfect, and has even "adopted" him. [[spoiler: Subverted, since it's revealed Zelan has been able to see Zylith all along.]]

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** ''VideoGame/Persona2 Eternal Punishment'' has [[LadyOfBlackMagic Wang Long Chizuru's]] pet cat, who is spying the party. [[spoiler:It turns out to be a pet ''Shiki'' and you have to face it in a BossFight]].
*** The PSP remake of the above game has General Lieutenant Zula in ''Tatsuya's Scenario'' as a blatantly obvious reference to ''Literature/TheCatsOfUlthar''.

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* ''Franchise/ShinMegamiTensei'' features this trope in a semi-frequent basis. [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] in that [[spoiler:none of them are actually cats.]]
** In ''VideoGame/RaidouKuzunohaVSTheSoullessArmy'', Gouto is a talking cat that accompanies and tutors Raidou. [[spoiler:It is later revealed that the cat is actually possessed by the ghost of one of Raidou's ancestors.]]
** ''VideoGame/DigitalDevilSaga'' has a black cat that keeps following the characters all over the place, even in the battlefield, and appears to be aware and emote over the events that happen around it. The sequel reveals that [[spoiler:the cat calls itself Schroedinger and it is an ascended being who has escaped the cycle of reincarnation. It is also heavily implied to be a future form of the protagonist.]]
** ''VideoGame/Persona5'' has Morgana, an amnesiac party member who looks like a cat but insists is human. [[spoiler:He was actually created by the BigGood to help the heroes.]]


** In Amonkhet, based off AncientEgypt, cats are associated with the Bast-analogue, Oketra (she represents solidarity, [[CatsAreMean although they themselves usually lack it]]. They are frequently mummified and can show up as zombies. Also, they're the size of greyhounds.

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** In Amonkhet, based off AncientEgypt, cats are associated with the Bast-analogue, Oketra (she represents solidarity, [[CatsAreMean although they themselves usually lack it]].it]]). They are frequently mummified and can show up as zombies. Also, they're the size of greyhounds.



* At one point in ''Film/{{The Mummy|1999}}'', a normal cat that Evelyn brought with her on the adventure is able to ward off [[BigBad Imhotep]] because "cats are the guardians of the underworld". This is demonstrated once, and exploited only a single time following that, because Imhotep completes his regeneration soon after and becomes immune to whatever the cat would supposedly have done to him. It's still a Crowning Moment of Awesome, as [[http://mummy.wikia.com/wiki/Cleo Cleo]] gets in on the act.
-->'''O'Connell''': Hey! Look what I got! ([[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2-8CsV62xk Holds up Cleo]])
-->'''Imhotep''': (OhCrap!)
-->'''Cleo''': ''Hiss!''
-->'''Imhotep''': (VillainExitStageLeft)

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* At one point in ''Film/{{The Mummy|1999}}'', ''Film/The Mummy1999'', a normal cat that Evelyn brought with her on the adventure is able to ward off [[BigBad Imhotep]] because "cats are the guardians of the underworld". This is demonstrated once, and exploited only a single time following that, because Imhotep completes his regeneration soon after and becomes immune to whatever the cat would supposedly have done to him. It's still a Crowning Moment of Awesome, as [[http://mummy.wikia.com/wiki/Cleo Cleo]] gets in on the act.
-->'''O'Connell''': Hey! Look what I got! ([[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2-8CsV62xk Holds up Cleo]])
-->'''Imhotep''': (OhCrap!)
-->'''Cleo''': ''Hiss!''
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Cleo]])\\
'''Imhotep''': (OhCrap!)\\
'''Cleo''': ''Hiss!''\\
'''Imhotep''':
(VillainExitStageLeft)



* The titular monsters in ''Film/{{Sleepwalkers}}'' are humanoid hairless cat monsters. While cats themselves aren't magic, they are the WeaksauceWeakness of the sleepwalkers and attempt to swarm them at all times. We eventually see that cat scratches burst into flames on a sleepwalker.
%% * The cat from Stephen King's film "Film/CatsEye" definitely applies here.

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* ''Film/{{Sleepwalkers}}'': The titular monsters in ''Film/{{Sleepwalkers}}'' are humanoid humanoid, hairless cat monsters.catlike creatures. While cats themselves aren't magic, they are the WeaksauceWeakness of the sleepwalkers and attempt to swarm them at all times. We eventually see that cat scratches burst into flames on a sleepwalker.
%% * %%* "Film/CatsEye": The cat from Stephen King's film "Film/CatsEye" definitely applies here.



* ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'': In ''Literature/GhostStory'', Harry Dresden's cat Mister proves able not only to see ghosts, but to physically shoulder-check ''and be stopped midair by them''. It's explained that all cats are able to see ghosts, [[CatsAreSuperior they just don't usually find it interesting]]. Apparently, they're also one of the few things from the mortal world that fairies are genuinely terrified of. Mister also looks exactly the same under a wizard's Sight as he does otherwise, and is the only being in the whole series to do so.

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In ''Literature/GhostStory'', Harry Dresden's cat Mister proves able not only to see ghosts, but to physically shoulder-check ''and be stopped midair by them''. It's explained that all cats are able to see ghosts, [[CatsAreSuperior they just don't usually find it interesting]]. Apparently, they're also one of the few things from the mortal world that fairies are genuinely terrified of. Mister also looks exactly the same under a wizard's Sight as he does otherwise, and is the only being in the whole series to do so.so.
** Cats are also one of the few things from the mortal world that fairies are genuinely terrified of, largely due to being very good and eager hunters of small prey and most fairies falling neatly within the range of creatures that cats consider food. At one point, Harry gets out of an ambush laid for him by a band of fairy warriors when [[spoiler:Molly conjures an illusion of dozens of cats coming out of every alley, shadow and corner, sending the fairies into a hasty retreat]].


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* ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'': Domestic cats very rarely appear, but are always strongly associated with religion and divine power. More often than not that are also associated with [[WhiteMagic white mana]].
** In Innistrad, cats patrol the churches of Avacyn, on the hunt for [[OurDemonsAreDifferent devils]].
** In Amonkhet, based off AncientEgypt, cats are associated with the Bast-analogue, Oketra (she represents solidarity, [[CatsAreMean although they themselves usually lack it]]. They are frequently mummified and can show up as zombies. Also, they're the size of greyhounds.
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** In Scotland, the arrival of a strange black cat to a house is supposed to signal good fortune for everyone in the household. There's also a type of [[TheFairFolk fairy]] called the cat sith, which appears as a dog-sized black cat with a patch of white fur on its chest. In some legends, the cat sith is said to be a witch with the power to transform into a cat nine times.

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** In Scotland, the arrival of a strange black cat to a house is supposed to signal good fortune for everyone in the household. There's also a type of [[TheFairFolk fairy]] called the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat_s%C3%ACth cat sith, sith]], which appears as a dog-sized black cat with a patch of white fur on its chest. In some legends, the cat sith is said to be a witch with the power to transform into a cat nine times.times; in others, it's ascribed a variety of powers such as [[YourSoulIsMine stealing souls from the dead]] and cursing cows not to give milk.



* The [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat_s%C3%ACth Cat Sìdhe]] is a spectral cat from Celtic myth that's reputed to haunt the Scottish Highlands.



* Domestic cats very rarely appear in ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'', but always strongly associated with religion and divine power. More often than not that are associated with [[WhiteMagic white mana]].
** In Innistrad, cats patrol the churches of Avacyn, on the hunt for [[OurDemonsAreDifferent devils]].
** In Amonkhet, based off Ancient Egypt, cats are associated with the Bast-analogue, Oketra (they represent solidarity, [[CatsAreMean though they usually lack it]]. They are frequently mummifies and can show up as zombies. Also, they're the size of greyhounds.

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* Possibly played with in ''Webcomic/FreakingRomance''. While Zelan can't see Zylith, for whatever reason, he can see her cat, Mr. Purrfect, and has even "adopted" him.


See also CatsAreSuperior, CatsHaveNineLives, ManekiNeko and {{Familiar}}.

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See also CatsAreSuperior, CatsHaveNineLives, {{Familiar}}, ManekiNeko and {{Familiar}}.
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