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|Alternate Names/Spellings||Hell Cat, Hell-Cat, Phantom Cat|
The Hellcat is a creature whose origins transcend numerous timelines, numerous civilizations and numerous cultures. Nearly every body of mythology, legend and folklore, from nearly every corner of the world has some version of a hellcat in its myths. According to all of them, this species existed before the dawn of civilization...even perhaps before the dawn of man.
-Alien Big Cats
-Beast of Bodmin
-Certain Familiar Spirits
It should also be noted that the term "hellcat" is also used to refer to a Witch (likely due to their associations with these creatures), and in modern times, to rude, obnoxious and unpleasant women in general.