A familiar, or familiar spirit, is a supernatural entity that assist witches in their practice of magic and witchcraft. They serve a witch as a domestic companion, servant, and spy. On the HBO original series True Blood, Familiars can appear in numerous disguises, but are often animal-shaped, although human or humanoid figures may also exist.
A familiar is a supernatural entity that assist witches in the practice of magic and witchcraft. Their origin is unknown.
- Black cats are seen as a sign of witches and bad luck in some cultures. This may have something to do with them being a common form for familiars to take.