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|Alternate Names/Spellings||Forked Cat, Neko-Mata or 猫又 or 猫股|
|Appearance||Fork-tailed Bakeneko (among numerous other forms)|
The Nekomata is a creature with origins in Japanese mythology, legend and folklore.