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.
Codringher's cat was the only resident of the agency to survive Schirrú's visit. The Trappers' path was also crossed by a black cat as they entered the village of Glyswen, causing some of them to comment and make warding signs. As it turned out, they were right to be wary.
Notable cats Edit
- Glutton, Nivellen's cat
- Nibbles, Tamara's cat
- Merlin, Assire's cat
- Codringher and Fenn also had a cat
"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)|
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!".