Tagged: animals

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Dogs

It’s bad luck to meet a barking dog early in the morning. It’s good luck to meet a Dalmation or a Greyhound with a white spot. Black poodles appear on the graves of clergymen...

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Deer

Venison, or deer flesh, can be poisonous because during the summer deer eat snakes. Deers cry when fatally wounded or over the loss of their horns. Wear a piece of deer hoof in a ring...

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Crocodiles

Crocodiles “weep” tears when they have eaten all but the head of their victim; these tears turn to jewels to lure further human prey. Cures: Crocodile blood cures eye problems and snakebites. Fried crocodile...

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Crabs

Placing crab eyes on the back of your neck relieves swollen eyes.

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Robin

If a robin flies into a room through a window, death will shortly follow.

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Bell

The sound of bells drives away demons because they’re afraid of the loud noise. When a bell rings, a new angel has received his wings. A bell ringing for no reason is an ill...

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Cattle, Cows and Oxen

Scattering primroses on the ground and hanging a piece of mountain ash or rowan to the door protects cattle from witches. Tarring cows behind the ears and at the root of the tail prevents...

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Bulls

Bulls are immune from being struck by lightning. Keeping a bull’s heart stuck with pins in the chimney will keep witches away. Bull’s testes were once thought to be aphrodisiacs.

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Boars

The devil may take the form of a boar during the meetings of covens.

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Beavers

If you see a beaver storing food logs, short lengths of aspen or birch with the bark still on, there will be an icy winter.