A Witch Transforming into a Cat and Losing a Leg, Witches in Welsh folklore and mythology, a tale from Unknown Wales
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Title: A Witch Transforming into a Cat and Losing a Leg


The last instance of national credulity on this head was the story of the witches of Thurso, who, tormenting for a long time an honest fellow under the usual form of a cat, at last provoked him so that one night he put them to flight with his broad sword and cut off the leg of one less nimble than the rest.  On his taking it up, to his amazement he found it belonged to a female of his own species, and next morning discovered the owner, an old hag, with only the companion leg to this.


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