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    • Cat lady of Hymera, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Cats; Animals; Witches;
    • Neal Woods' transcribed interview of Scott Dean about the Cat Lady in Hymera, Indiana. According to Dean, the Cat Lady had about twenty cats. People said that she was a witch. There were also rumors that people would have bad luck if they went into...
    • Cat lady of New Castle, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Cats; Animals; Robberies; Death;
    • Lori Butler's transcribed interview of Aaron Wilkinson about the Cat Lady of New Castle, Indiana. According to Wilkinson, the Cat Lady stole cats from other people and she had around 300 animals in her house. When people noticed that she wasn't...
    • Cat woman of Gary, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • K. Bennett's transcribed interview of Jeannie Salsbury's account or the Cat woman of Gary, Indiana. According to Salsbury, there were sisters who lived in Gary, Indiana, and who were very spooky. They frightened area children and had almost one...
    • Cat lady of Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Cats; Animals; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Eyes;
    • Lisa Notter's transcribed interview of Anita Bean about the Cat Lady of Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Bean, there was a woman who cared for her cats very much. After she died the cats started dying as well. Rather than bury the cats with her,...
    • Stiffy Green, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Ghosts; Tombs & sepulchral monuments;
    • Gene Lowe's transcribed variant of the legend of Stiffy Green as collected by Lora Winston. According to this variant, a man had his cat stuffed when he died so that the cat could be placed in his mausoleum. Supposedly, people could see the eyes of...
    • Pigeon lady -- Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Mike Short's transcribed interview of Mike Harring's account of the Pigeon lady in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Harring, the Pigeon Lady lived in Terre Town subdivision in Terre Haute, Indiana, and had hundreds of pigeons. In addition to her...
    • Animal lover, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Eric Nance's transcribed interview of Brian Schoppel's account of an animal lover in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Schoppel, there was a very rich man who lived in a shack with several dogs. When the old man disappeared, the srerrif came to...
    • Animal lover, Oxford, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Dianna Brown's transcribed interview of Belinda Young's account of an animal lover in Oxford, Indiana. According to Young, there was an old couple who raised chickens. When the husband died, the wife kept raising chickens. After she died it was...
    • Animal lover, Washington, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Ann Ledgerwood's transcribed interview of Greg Wimmenauer's account of an animal lover in Washington, Indiana. According to Wimmenauer, there was a lady who lived with between fifty and one hundred cats. She never got rid of them because they were...
    • Wolf woman, Jefferson County, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Deborah Jane Magill's transcribed interview of Marth Ann Werner's account of The Wolf Woman in Jefferson County, Indiana. According to Werner, there was an old woman who lived as a hermit after the death of her husband. She took care of the...
    • Margaret Gilmore -- Geneva, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Gene Briner's transcribed interview of Paul Johnson's account of Margaret Gilmore. Margaret Gilmore lived near Johnson and used to tell children that she fed her dogs gunpowder in order to make them meaner. Johnson said he saw her mix the gunpowder...
    • Animal lover, Molly, Boonville, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Leslie Thompson's transcribed interview of Ollie Hemenway's account of Molly in Boonville, Indiana. According to Hemenway, Molly lives in a shack and works in the public library. Molly has about fifteen dogs and only ever buys dog food. People...
    • Pigeon Annie -- Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Brant Hayes's interview of George Donham's account of Pigeon Annie in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Donham, Pigeon Annie used to live in Terre Town subdivision but was forced to leave because of all of her pigeons. She has supposedly been...
    • Animal eater, Mt. Vernon, Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets; Eccentrics;
    • Cheryl Ashworth's transcribed interview of Dorothy Ashworth's account of an animal eater in Mt. Vernon, Indiana. According to Ashworth, there used to be an old couple who ate any animal that lived with them. They had pigs, cows, dogs, and cats,...
    • Animal eater, Jasonville, Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets; Eccentrics;
    • Deborah Beauchamp's transcribed interview of Pat Douglas about an animal eater in Jasonville, Indiana. According to Douglas, there is an old woman who catches stray dogs and starves them todeath before eating them.
    • Animal eater, Paoli, Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets; Eccentrics;
    • Barbara Bgham's transcribed interview of Doris Chastain's account of an animal eater in Paoli, Indiana. According to Chastain, a woman in Paoli, Indiana, named Mrs. Shetland, lived near the city dog pound and served dogs and cats to dinner guests.
    • Animal eater, Pleasantville, Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets; Eccentrics;
    • LeAnne Daniels' transcribed interview of a 75 year-old man about an animal eater in Pleasantville, Indiana. The animal eater's name was Os Graham and he was formerly known as the Wild Man of Borneo in a circus. When in the circus, he would eat live...
    • Animal eater, Brazil, Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets; Eccentrics;
    • Kaylynn Robert's transcribed interview of Ann E. Roberts, Alice Ann Roberts, and Jim Roberts about an animal eater named Goo Black. According to the three informants, Goo Black was an eccentric character. One said he ate garbage, and another...
    • Animal eaters, Southern Indiana

    • Eating & drinking; Cats; Dogs; Pets;
    • Jacque Burbank's transcribed interview of Karla Keller's account of an animal eater in Southern Indiana. According to Keller, there is a strange old couple who kills stray dogs and then eats the dog meat.

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