#factfriday famous cats series: Crookshanks from Harry Potter
Crookshanks is Hermione’s pet. He’s half Kneazle and half cat. Hermione adopts him before the start of the school year in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Crookshanks had been languishing in the pet store for a long time, and Hermione takes to him immediately.
Crookshanks realizes that Scabbers, Ron’s rat, is untrustworthy and makes repeated attempts to capture Scabbers. This causes a lot of upset and fighting between Hermione and Ron, especially after it seems that Crookshanks killed Scabbers. It’s revealed that Scabbers is not a rat but an animagus named Peter Pettigrew who was a Death Eater.
When Sirius Black sends Ron an owl as a pet, Ron has Crookshanks check over the owl to make sure he’s trustworthy.
Crookshanks was played in the movies by three cats: Crackerjack, Prince, and Pumpkin. - 57 minutes ago