Aarne-Thompson-Uther (ATU) - Types of Folktales

113: Mice Choose Cat as King

ATU > 1-299: ANIMAL TALES > 100-149: Wild Animals and Domestic Animals > 113: Mice Choose Cat as King

Description

Mice choose cat as king.

Variants

113A. Death of an elf (or cat)

Cat leaves house when report is made of death of one of his companions. His master has been told to say ┬╗Robert is dead┬╗. As soon as this is said, the cat leaves.

113B. The Cat as Sham Holy Man

Cat pretends to be a holy man, enlists mice as disciples, and eats them one by one as they file by or listen to sermons. Cf. Type 61.

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External Examples

StoryATUOriginAuthorYearSource
Cat Who Went to Mecca 113B Arab Internet Archive
Cat Who Went to Mecca 113B Arab Internet Archive
Cats are Queer Articles 113A Irish Internet Archive
Harnit and the Bittle 113B British Internet Archive
Harnit and the Bittle 113B British Internet Archive
King of Cats 113A British Internet Archive
Manyo is Dead 113A Hungarian Internet Archive
Sagen en Legenden uit de Kempen 113A Netherlands 1953 Nederlandse VolksverhalenBank
The King 'o the Cats 113A English Internet Archive
Waarom er geen kabouters meer zijn 113A Netherlands 1978 Nederlandse VolksverhalenBank
Waarom er geen kabouters meer zijn 113A Netherlands 1978 Nederlandse VolksverhalenBank
Waarom er geen kabouters meer zijn 113A Netherlands 1978 Nederlandse VolksverhalenBank
We Had one of them in the house of a while 113A Irish Internet Archive

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