Top Ten Feline/Part Feline Mythical Creatures

Not all felines are cute and cuddly, especially the mythical felines. Which one do you think is the best? Cast your votes and comment! Feel free to add more!

The Top Ten

1 Chimera Chimera

Also called Chimaera. Chimera is a lion that has a goat head sprouting behind its head and a snake in place of its tail. - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

2 Manticore Manticore

The manticore has the body and head of lion, either leathery or scaly wings, and a huge, muscular scorpion tail. It’s also said that it can breathe fire. - Hermione_Granger220

3 Griffin

Also called Griffon or Gryphon. Griffin is a lion with eagle head, wings, and eagle talons for front paws who's thought to be the king of all animals - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

4 Nemean Lion

Nemean Lion is a lion from the Greek mythology who's killed by Heracles. It can't be killed by mortal weapons and its claws cam cut through any armor - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

5 Merlion

Merlion is a lion with the lower body of a fish who's the icon of Singapore. The lion part of this mythical creature represents Singapore's original name, Singapura, which means "lion city" - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

6 Bakaneko

The name means "changed cat". Bakaneko is a Japanese Yõkai who was once a normal cat, but gained powers and turned to a Yõkai. There are many origins of Bakaneko, and one of them is if a cat was brutally killed by a human, it will return as a Bakaneko and seek revenge - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

7 Nekomata

Nekomata is a Japanese Yõkai. There are 2 versions: the one that lives in the mountain and the one that was raised domestically that grow old and transformed - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

8 Bastet

Also called Baast, Ubaste, or Baset, and is also known as Ailuros in the Greek mythology. Bastet is an Egyptian Goddess with the head of a cat/lioness - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

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9 Narasimha

Also called Narasingh, Narasingha, or Narasimhar. Narasimha is one of the avatars of the Hindu God Vishnu who destroyed the demon king Hiranyakashipu. Narasimha is often depicted as a human with lion face and claws - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

10 Kasha

The name means "burning chariot", "burning barouche", or "changed wheel". Kasha is a Japanese cat Yõkai who steals the corpse of those who did evil deeds. It's also said that cats who turned old turns into this Yõkai, and that it's actually a Nekomata - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

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