A man tells his wife that he is going to buy boots for his children. A cat beside the fire asks him to buy boots for it also. The cat is later killed by a dog when the man is taking it to be fitted with boots. This type is often followed by Type 113A.

Result count: 68
  1. (no title)

    About a century ago, a man named Tom O'Conner lived in Talmore in the parish of Culdaff, County Donegal, and he had a black cat.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Susan Farren
    Informant
    John Farren
    Age
    74
  2. (no title)

    Long, long ago when witchery and magic were common in Ireland a man, wife and their family were living in their house.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    John P. Kerrigan
    Age
    13
    Collector
    Brian Kerrigan
    Age
    12
  3. Local Place Names

    There is a cross called Blakes cross, It is so called because a man lived there by the name of Blakeney.

    Language
    English
    Informant
    Tom Mahoney