77 – Faerie Deer & Faerie Cows

jean baptiste monge deer
by Jean Baptiste Monge.

Let’s talk about Faerie cattle. Hold on now…

stop right there!!!

If your mind immediately turned to a vision of the Good People playfully herding packs of cows around a field, you are both mistaken and in for a bundle of delightful surprises!

ulla thynell deers
by Ulla Thynell.

You might be surprised to discover where Faerie Cows dwell and how common they are.

You might never look at a Highland Cow the same way.

And you might just feel a deeper connection to Deer.

adam oehlers antlers (2)
by Adam Oehlers.

Through tales and poem, Kitty tells you how to identify a Faerie Cow and how you can try to keep one on your farm.

arthur rackham cow (2)
by Arthur Rackham.

We also discover why the Good People value our own cows and ponder the incredible relationship between Faerie and Deer.


Fancy buying me a coffee? teacup nice

If you enjoy Encounters with the Good People and are able to give me a hand in continuing this work, please consider buying me a ‘coffee’ (I prefer tea actually…).

This is a really quick, simple and safe way for you to donate and support my work.

Simply click on the ‘Buy me a coffee’ icon on my website and you will be helping to create and produce ‘Encounters with the Good People’ Podcast and YouTube videos.

All support is greatly appreciated. Cheers, Kitty.


Fancy more Encounters with the Good People?

Did you know you can experience ‘Encounters with the Good People’ on video?

Dan and I are lovingly producing videos for each of our Podcast episodes. You can find them on our YouTube channel. We upload a new one regularly.  If you enjoy our videos, please Like, Subscribe and Share with like-minded folk.

For a daily peek at modern and historical encounters with the Good People, plus loads of great links, conversation starters and otherwise hard-to-find information on the Good People, visit Kitty’s Facebook page.

Or, for a dose of Faerie on the go, drop into Kitty’s ‘Faerie Lucky Dip’ over at Instagram and Twitter. Kitty posts once a day and you never know what you might get. Faerie top tips, fun facts, art, poems, and short tales.

Do you have your own tale of a Faerie sighting or encounter?

Perhaps you have your own story to share?

Kitty would love to hear from you and share your tale on our website.

Our website is bursting with true, and amazing, tales of encounters with the Good People from folk all over the world. You’re sure to find a tale there to get you thinking… Thanks to everyone who has shared their own experiences with us so far.


Podcast credits

Edited by Magic Dan.

Tales from: ‘Superstitions of the Highland and Islands of Scotland’ by John Gregorson Campbell. 1900.

Poem: ‘The White Footed Deer’ by William Cullen Bryant

Read by Simone and Ricky.

Theme Music: ‘Irish Coffee’ by Giorgio di Campo.

Additional Music: ‘Enchanted Road’ by Jonathon Segev.

‘Nomadic Sunset, ‘Now We Ride’ and ‘Bach’s Bouree in Celtic Minor’ by Alexander Nakarada.

‘Forbidden Forest’ by Alexander Hoff. From Royalty Free Music.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *