Werecats (also written in a hyphenated form as were-cats) are creatures of folklore, fantasy fiction, horror fiction, and occultism that are generally described as shapeshifters similar to werewolves that, instead of a wolf, turn into a creature that is based on some species of feline.] New Age author John Perkins asserted that every person has the ability to shapeshift into "jaguars, bushes, or any other form" by using mental power.cite book
last = Perkins
first = John
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title = Shape Shifting
publisher = Destiny Books
date = 1997
location = Rochester, Vermont
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] Occultist Rosalyn Greene claims that werecats called "cat shifters" exist as part of a "shifter subculture" or underground New Age religion based on lycanthropy and related beliefs.cite book
last = Greene
first = Rosalyn
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title = The Magic of Shapeshifting
publisher = Weiser
date = 2000
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*Borges, Jorge. (1969). "The book of imaginary beings". New York: E. P. Dutton. ISBN 0-670-89180-0
*Greene, Rosalyn. (2000). "The magic of shapeshifting". York Beach: Weiser. ISBN 1-57863-171-8
*Hall, Jamie. (2003). "Half human, half animal: Tales of werewolves and related creatures". Bloomington: 1st Books. ISBN 1-4107-5809-5
*Hamel, Frank. (1969). "Human animals: Werewolves & other transformations". New Hyde Park: University Books. ISBN 0-8216-0092-3
*Steiger, Brad. (2001). "Out of the dark". New York: Kensington Books. ISBN 1-57566-896-3
*Saunders, Nicholas J. (1991). "The cult of the cat". London: Thames and Hudson. ISBN 0-500-81036-2

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* [http://www.comnet.ca/%7Efoxtrot/kitsune/okesa.htm Okesa: Shapeshifter Cat]
* [http://www.jh-author.com/jaguar.htm Portal of Transformation: Jaguar Shamans]
* [http://www.snowleopardconservancy.org/tibmyths.htm Snow Leopard Conservancy: Myths & Legends: The Song of the Snow Range]
* [http://www.geocities.com/yaiolani/werecats.htm The Werewolf and Shapeshifter Codex: Werecat Annex]
* [http://www.shanmonster.com/witch/werewolf/martin.html Werecat of Salem]
* [http://www.werecat.org/index.php Werecat]

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