Sunday, 11 December 2016

Troll cat in scandinavian folklore

I recently found out about "The Troll cat" a folklore from Scandinavia about witches familiars. It was actually interesting to read so I thought I'd write up this post and share it with you. 
(Obviously I'm not encouraging you to do this of course) 
Do you ever get tired of going to the store to buy milk? Life is so much easier when you have others to run your errands isn’t?
If only such a luxury could be afforded. Well, you know, there is a way. .. and the only things you need are readily available to you.. You know strands of your hair, your nail clippings, some straw, your own blood, just inexpensive, convenient ingredients.

You’re going to make yourself a troll cat- your own little servant who will suckle at the udders of cows and regurgitate the milk into a pail that you will leave outside of your home. 
Your own personal troll cat will, like most felines, be a master thief able to steal cream from the houses of others and bring it right to you. It may materialize in the form of a rolling ball of fur or the in the shape of an ordinary cat.

Here's how to make it. 
 Take your straw, hair and nails and roll them into a ball, then prick your finger with a needle and squeeze out three drops onto your creation. 

Now, recite this incantation:
I give you blood, Satan gives you power.
You shall run for me on earth, I shall burn for you in hell.
You shall travel through forests and fields,
 gathering milk and cream

Of course there is a price. But it’s just eternal damnation, no biggie. 
You don’t have the power to animate your creation, so of course you’ll have to call on the abilities of our dark father.

And that’s all there is to it! Remember to take good care of your troll cat, any damage to it is damage to you, and if you’re feeling a little ill, keep him near you, as you must be buried with him or you’ll have to dig yourself out of a fresh grave to retrieve the little milk thief.

Good luck!

1 comment:

  1. Another spell which grants invisibility requires the hand of a freshly executed thief and a candle.