Selkie and pets, much like Selkie and their wildlife, is a story of fame and legend.
In Selkie-Culture, the horse has a special role and as work partners, they are held in quite a similar regard then pets, the relations between horsemen and their horses being the closest relations known.
Most pets go through a certain amount
The category of domesticated animals mostly concern those bred and born under the care of humans, either of hobbyists or of professionals,
The category of half-domesticated pets, for example the Star Lynx Ayden or the Sickle Cat Cara, mostly concern animals, that were born in the wild and spent a considerable amount of time in the wild as well, before they were, due to whatever circumstances, taken in by humans. Most involve the mother dying and a human taking them in.
While the animal knows the etiquette and is mostly well-behaved, there's a spark of the wild in the animals in question remaining, a brighter and more violent spark then in the domesticated pets.
Quite a few songs are about the relation between master and pet, or the relations between pets themselves,
- See Main Article: Selkie-Proverbs.
Proverbs, from their important position in the wisdom of the Selkie, also have quite a few entrances about pets and masters and who is who.
- See Main Article: Animals - Pets.
Quite a few pets reached the status of being famous in the Free Lands and amongst the Selkie
Getting a Selkie Pet
A few other species, like for example the Sickle Cat, are quite rare as pets mostly because they aren't bred as such and half-domesticated animals.