Familiars in Contemporary Witchcraft

Many modern witches have animal familiars, usually cats, which are their magical helpers. Some also have dogs, birds, snakes or toads. Witches do not believe the familiars are “demons”

Familiars and The Witchhunts

In folklore, low-ranking demons in constant attention to witches for the purpose of carrying out spells and bewitchments. Familiars usually assumed animal forms—cats, toads, owls, mice, and dogs were