78 – Tale of a Faerie Puppy

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by Victoria Keeble.

We love dogs.

We really love our dogs, don’t we?

They are our most loyal companion but more, they are our friend, counsellor, work-mate, eyes, ears, protector, inspiration and so much more!

The Good People too, are closely connected to dogs. Way back in episodes 4 and 5, we took a sneaky peek at the Black Shuck, Hellhounds and also Faerie Guardian Dogs. That is, Faerie who either have the appearance of a dog-like creature, or take the shape of a dog-like creature.

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by Ulla Thynell

On this episode we discover that, when it comes to dogs, we have something remarkable in common with the Good People: a long-standing bond, and deep affection for ordinary, companion dogs.

Join Kitty to hear tales of ordinary dogs which play an important part in Faerie society, and share a tale of a very special, silver-eyed Faerie puppy.


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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:
‘The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries’ by Evans-Wentz, 1911.
‘The Highlands and their Legends’ by Otta Flora Swire, 1963.

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

Additional Music:
‘Far Away’ and ‘Ash and Blood’ by Joseph Earwicker.

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