Name: Cu Sith, Cu Sidhe
Features: Enormous, dark green hound
Source: Scottish Mythology, Irish Mythology
Habitat: Scottish Highlands
This mythical beast was a very large canine about the same size as a large calf.
This enormous hound was covered with dark green shaggy fur and had a braided or curled tail.
The green color seems to relate to the green clothing known to be worn by the fairies.
Just as the Grim Reaper, this mystic beast was feared as being the messenger of death, appearing only to take one over to the afterlife.
This mythical creature was capable of hunting silently, sometimes letting out three consecutive, extremely loud barks.
These could be heard from very far away – even by sailors on ships out at sea.
This particular warning meant that all husbands needed to quickly hide and lock up their wives.
Wives were vulnerable to being abducted by this monstrous green dog. He would carry them off to fairy mounds where they were milked to feed the fairy children.
If you feel like watching a majestic mythical beast in action - check out Fenrir in battle!
Awesome preview gameplay provided by iGamrgeekTV.
Return to Mythical Creatures and Beasts Home Page
New! CommentsDid you like this page? Do you have something to share about what you just read? Please share your comments with us in the box below.