Long a fixture of Legend and Myth, The ''Werecat'' is akin to The Werewolf takes of such related Shapeshifter Entity. Many Cultures have a form of The Creature. In legend, they are almost always Female and can be cursed or even a separate Race. Often, they are portrayed as Predatory Felines (Leopard, Tiger, etc.) The mythos goes as far back as Ancient Greece and was known as ''Ailuranthrophy''. In later legend, a Witches Familiar was seen as a form of Werecat in some cases.