Apart from dragons, cats are the only creatures known to absorb magical energy, but no one knows what they do with it. They are also instantly able to recognize witchers and exhibit an obvious disdain for them, hissing at them.
|“|| "Why don't cats like you, Geralt? Does it have something to do with the-"
"Yes," he interrupted, "it does."
— pg(s). 23, Time of Contempt (UK edition)
Notable cats Edit
- Glutton, Nivellen's cat
- Nibbles, Tamara's cat 
- Merlin, Assire's cat
- Codringher and Fenn's cat
- Sorel Degerlund's cat
- There are also werecats, large creatures that are half-human and half feline with powers to bind other similar beasts, such as panthers, to themselves.
- In The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, using the potestaquisitor (quest item) to find magical energy will lead Geralt to a nearby cat, leading to him uttering the lines "ah, there you are" or "damn cat, ffwshhht!".