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PostPosted: 16-04-2004 08:01    Post subject: Giant Bipedal Cats Reply with quote

Cat Demon

An aquaintance of mine posted this on my other favourite message board. I am sure he won't mind me replicating it here. I thought it was a good story worthy of comment.

I've been thinking about telling this story for a while, but haven't got around to it. Nearly everyone has a 'ghost story' or something really strange that has happened to them. Members of this community are likely to be more sensitive to the 'paranorrmal' than most. I'd like to share my ghost story and hear your theories on and experiences with the other beings that we share this reality with.

Around 5 years ago, I was in my last year of highschool, studying hard, and at night I would sometimes go skateboarding around my suburb to clear my head before going to sleep. At the time, I was reading 'the famished road' by Ben Okri, in which the world is inhabited by a multitude of spiritual beings. I was really into the book and I was convinced that it was possible to see spirits if you approached with the right mindset. Now, I didn't go out looking for spirits - I'm sure I wasn't even thinking about it at the time. I'm sure I didn't make myself see what I saw.

As I reached the driveway of my house, I saw movement next to a van parked nextdoor. About 20 m away from me. It was the size of a human, but it was clearly a feline creature. It walked on it's back legs but moved like a cat. It had a tail, pointy ears, and cats eyes. It saw me and quickly slid behind the van. I saw it for no more than a second, and really only out of the corner of my eye. The way it looked at me was exactly like a cat does when it's startled - body frozen, eyes staring. I didn't really feel scared, just intrigued, but a bit wary. I went and had a look behind the van but there was nothing there.

I considered that it may not have been there at all - just a shadow that my brain had extrapolated into a cat person. But the more I thought about it, the more I was convinced I had seen something real and strange. I told my sister about it. She thought I was just being stupid.

Now, I wasn't totally convinced, until the next morning - when I found my cat dead.

I told this story to someone with probably the most accumulated knowledge of anyone I know, and he said his sister had had an experience in which she was driving through a suburban area and a creature exactly like the one I saw jumped onto her bonnet and stared at her throught the windscreen. She naturally panicked and swerved all over the road but the creature just sat on the front of her car. After a short time it jumped off and ran into some bushes.

So, anyone else seen any cat people around the suburbs?
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PostPosted: 16-04-2004 12:03    Post subject: Reply with quote

Whitley Steiber reports he saw a giant "cat thing" in the back of a car. How much credence you put in that is up to you... Smile
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PostPosted: 16-04-2004 12:08    Post subject: Re: Cat Demon Reply with quote

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I saw it for no more than a second, and really only out of the corner of my eye.
I know what that's like. Sad

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I considered that it may not have been there at all... But the more I thought about it, the more I was convinced I had seen something real and strange.
I know what that's like, too.

So tell me, Fenris, if you don't mind. What message board was this posted on?
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PostPosted: 16-04-2004 12:10    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sounds like a Wampus cat. In what region did this happen?
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Anonymous
PostPosted: 16-04-2004 13:06    Post subject: Re: Re: Cat Demon Reply with quote

Bannik wrote:

I know what that's like. Sad

I know what that's like, too.

So tell me, Fenris, if you don't mind. What message board was this posted on?


http://www.ethnobotany-australia.net

Its in the around the campfire section. Titled, Strange Happenings.

I believe the event happened in Perth WA.
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Anonymous
PostPosted: 19-04-2004 14:20    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have seen something that sounds similar to this, although I was only 6 or 7 at the time.
I was visiting with relatives in the country, and in a place and time when there was a great deal of wildlife, including foxes. I had seen some foxes earlier, a day or two before this occurred, out in a field not far from the house, so I think that coloured my perception.
On this day though, I was playing near the barn, and looked up to see a 'fox' walking past the chicken coop on it's two hind legs. Pointy ears, long fluffy tail, and slanty eyes, but much too large (I now realize) to have been a fox, and definitly foxes don't walk upright. It's colour was a reddish brown, not as red as real foxes are, in my expierience.
It didn't see me, but walked off into the surrounding woods, I had it in sight for perhaps 30 seconds to a minute.
Perhaps it was the same sort of creature, although he considered the thing he saw cat-like, and I considered it fox-like.
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PostPosted: 19-04-2004 14:52    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cat-headed and fox-headed men! Eek Eek
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PostPosted: 19-04-2004 21:53    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kitsune? :p
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Anonymous
PostPosted: 12-07-2004 14:04    Post subject: Reply with quote

That reminds me of a really nasty dream I had when I was a little girl, we were traveling through the back roads on our way down to devon and during the early hours I had a very vivid and nasty dream of a fox headed man screaming in pain and stumbling towards me for help because he had been crushed by a car and as we set off later that morning only a few yards further down the road we saw arather fresh looking dead fox. Scared the bejesus out of me!
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PostPosted: 12-07-2004 21:22    Post subject: image Reply with quote

maybe it looked something like this...

http://www.angelfire.com/droid/rattus7777/cat_van.html

then again, maybe not Smile
..just had to do that pic Smile

cheers,

rattus

[edited the url, hopefully it works now]


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PostPosted: 26-10-2005 07:17    Post subject: Giant Bi-Pedal Cat Reply with quote

When i was young must have been betwwen 5 and 7 yrs old anyhow i remember the house across the way from us was uninhabited and in a bit of a delapidated state (this was on a housing estate so was since fixed etc etc.).What i remember is this house always seemed to have cats coming and going in their tens maybe 20's and a friend and i decided to go in. We went in to the front door and into the living room of the house and in front of us was a hole in the living room wall what was strange was the hole had no light emitting from it (it was broad daylight outside) it was a pretty sizeable hole but there were lots of cats miaowwing and coming in and out of the hole! My friend got scared and began to feel uneasy and started to run i remember waiting that extra second only to see what i can describe a CAT shaped thing the size of a man emerge from the darkness in the hole this all happened in slow motion i even remember thinking this cannot be real it was walking on its two legs like any human and was a ginger and white colour. this image has never left me i can not explain it i know it was broad daylight it was a sunny day. Perhaps an illusion of some sort but it sure felt real.
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PostPosted: 26-10-2005 07:26    Post subject: Giant bi-pedal cat Reply with quote

Hi Cookemeister

Fantastic! Did this figure see you, or react to you in any way? Did it make any noises at all?

What happened to the house - did anyone buy it, or were there other stories about it being 'odd', and were you ever tempted to go back?

Lots of questions, I know, but this is a fascinating one!

dt iaw n Bast, s'en ta n Mafdet!
The Knight in Pearl
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PostPosted: 26-10-2005 09:10    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Pearl Knight..when the creature came into view it was like slow motion and there was no sound i know i was afraid to go into the house again after that. I am sure the creature (if you can call it that) seen me i do not know if it was just letting me see it or what they say when u are young you can see things others cannot eh? Oh the house itself was habited a few months later and still is and i never heard another story about it.
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PostPosted: 26-10-2005 09:27    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sounds like the Wumpus Cat to me.
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PostPosted: 26-10-2005 17:25    Post subject: Reply with quote

Or Rum Tum Tigger.
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