Aarne-Thompson-Uther (ATU) - Types of Folktales
61: The Fox Persuades the Cock to Crow with Closed Eyes
Captures him. Often followed by: the cock persuades the fox to ask a blessing before eating him.
See also: 6, 122
61A. Fox as Confessor
Fox persuades cock to come down from a tree ant confess sins to him. When cock comes down, fox seizes him. Cock begs to be released and tempts fox by saying that he will lead him to a feast of a rich bishop. Fox believes it, and the cock flies away and mocks him. Cf. Type 6.
61B. Cat, Cock, and Fox live together
When cat goes away into the forest, fox carries cock off. Cock screams for help; cat rescues him. By playing music cat lures young foxes from den and kills them.
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