Stand By Me: 9 Familiars/Animal Companions in Literature

Familiars do more than pets in the mundane, real world. Here's a look at some widely known animal companions plus some from newer reads, including Jiji from Kiki's Delivery Service by Eiko Kadono.

Fantasy Familiars: Choosing One’s Animal Companions

A guide to choosing one's animal companions, courtesy of your favorite books.