Why do Witches need familiars , is it because they are more a tuned to nature and that their psychic senses are more acute then those of humans . Are Witches familiars real or just pets. So what are familiars and what can they do and are the stories true ?.
Familiars have the ability to control natural energies like those of crystals , stones , herbs and plants of all types. Along with the astrological aspects of the elements they can summon non-corporeal beings and those of the spirit world .
Familiars can heighten the Witches power and be a guardian and healer to the Witch , familiars are said to even be able to protect the Witch from ant type of harm .
familiars were said to be able to bring love, kindness , strength, and beauty into the life of a Witch . The Witches familiars could warn a Witch of the presents of evil or spells directed at the Witch from another witch. Their loyalty to their Witch was total .
Familiars would be a mediators for the Witch when they traveled between this world and other realms. Familiars are said to have the energy of their whole species .
Familiars from the astral worlds choose their companions not the other way around , they will come and go as they please. In legend frogs were the ones that transported the Witch to the spirit realms . Frog where said to have a magical connection between the different lands .
Three types of familiars are known .
1) the physical type : cats , dogs, birds, pygmy elephants etc.
2) spiritual : a conscious entity that lives in the astral or spirit world
3) the artificial : one that is created by magic like a homunculus made from mandrake root .
Familiars can carry the spell of a Witch thru to other worlds or to where the Witch wants it to go in this world , The witch can see thru the eyes of the Witches familiar.
The Witch and familiar speak to each other in dreams . Familiars can impart to the Witch it's senses to bring the Witch up ton the same level as the familiar . The act as watchdogs when the Witch cast a spell and give the Witch warning if anything is amiss .
To bring and astral familiar into this world the Witch must have a vessel for the familiar to inhabit ( a statue ) the familiar will then bring the vessel to life so it can move freely in this world.
Black cat cross my path
Good fortune bring to home and hearth
When I am away from home
Bring me luck wherever I roam
Do you believe in familiars , do you have one . Does your help you ........................................