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Encyclopedia > Greebo
Characters from
Terry Pratchett's Discworld series
Character details
Full name: Greebo
Description: A ball of pure fury in cat shape
Associations: Nanny Ogg
Location: Lancre
Story appearances
First seen: Wyrd Sisters
Also in: Witches Abroad
Lords and Ladies
Maskerade
Carpe Jugulum
Wintersmith
Other details
Notes: Seen by Nanny Ogg (only) as a sweet, harmless kitten

This article refers to the Discworld character. For the UK subculture term the character is named after, see Grebo
Terence David John Pratchett OBE (born April 28, 1948, in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England[1]) is an English fantasy author, best known for his Discworld series. ... Cover of an early edition of The Colour of Magic; art by Josh Kirby Discworld is a comedic fantasy book series by the British author Terry Pratchett set on the Discworld, a flat world balanced on the backs of four elephants which are in turn standing on the back of... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Gytha Ogg (usually called Nanny Ogg) is a character from Terry Pratchetts Discworld series. ... Lancre (pronounced Lanker) is a fictional country from Terry Pratchetts Discworld novels. ... This article is about the novel. ... Witches Abroad is a Discworld novel by Terry Pratchett, originally published in 1991. ... Lords and Ladies is the fourteenth Discworld book by Terry Pratchett. ... Maskerade is the eighteenth novel in the Discworld series by Terry Pratchett. ... Carpe Jugulum is a comic fantasy novel by Terry Pratchett, the twenty third in the Discworld series. ... For the language, see Grebo language. ...


Greebo is a character in Terry Pratchett's Discworld books. He is a foul-tempered one-eyed British Blue tomcat whose human, Nanny Ogg, insists against all the evidence that he is a sweet, harmless kitten. In the course of the books, he has killed two vampires, eating at least one of them. ("The bat squirmed under his claw. It seemed to Greebo's small cat brain that it was trying to change its shape, and he wasn't having any of that from a mouse with wings on".) In Lords and Ladies, Greebo's overall attitude is best described in a reference to Schrödinger's cat: Terence David John Pratchett OBE (born April 28, 1948, in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England[1]) is an English fantasy author, best known for his Discworld series. ... Cover of an early edition of The Colour of Magic; art by Josh Kirby Discworld is a comedic fantasy book series by the British author Terry Pratchett set on the Discworld, a flat world balanced on the backs of four elephants which are in turn standing on the back of... The British Shorthair is a domesticated cat that is said to resemble a teddy bear. ... Binomial name Felis catus Linnaeus, 1758 Synonyms Felis lybica invalid junior synonym The cat (or domestic cat, house cat) is a small carnivorous mammal. ... Gytha Ogg (usually called Nanny Ogg) is a character from Terry Pratchetts Discworld series. ... Philip Burne-Jones, The Vampire, 1897 Vampires are mythological or folkloric beings that subsist on human and/or animal lifeforce. ... Lords and Ladies is the fourteenth Discworld book by Terry Pratchett. ... Schrödingers Cat: When the nucleus (bottom left) decays, the Geiger counter (bottom centre) may sense it and trigger the release of the gas. ...

Greebo had spent an irritating two minutes in that box. Technically, a cat locked in a box may be alive or it may be dead. You never know until you look. In fact, the mere act of opening the box will determine the state of the cat, although in this case there were three determinate states the cat could be in: these being Alive, Dead, and Bloody Furious.
Shawn dived sideways as Greebo went off like a Claymore mine.stuart lammas is god
"Don't worry about him," said Magrat dreamily, as the elf flailed at the maddened cat. "He's just a big softy."

In Witches Abroad he was transformed, for reasons that seemed to be a good idea at the time, into a human. He was confused by the differences between human and cat morphology and social relationships, but picked some aspects up quickly. In this incarnation, the character is reminiscent of Red Dwarf's Cat. Parts of the M18A1 Claymore The M18A1 Claymore Antipersonnel Mine is a weapon often used by many countries around the world, named after the large Scottish sword, by the inventor, Norman A. MacLeod. ... Witches Abroad is a Discworld novel by Terry Pratchett, originally published in 1991. ... For the type of star, see Red dwarf. ... The Cat in Series 5 of Red Dwarf The Cat is a character in the British comedy television series Red Dwarf. ...


In human form, Greebo looks like a 'beautiful, brainless bully' who has raided a leather goods store for the discerning pirate, and appears ready to unbuckle any amount of swash, radiating an aura of raw sex that can be felt several rooms away, and of a Megawatt magnitude. He is typically covered in scars, has retractable nails (or more accurately, claws) and maintains a slitted left eye. The megawatt (symbol: MW) is a unit for measuring power corresponding to one million (106) watts. ...


The incident left him with an unstable phenotype, that is, a tendency to temporarily switch forms when completely cornered, which causes some excitement. In Maskerade he once more took longer-term human shape, attending the Ankh-Morpork Opera in the guise of the Count Gribeau. Individuals in the mollusk species Donax variabilis show diverse coloration and patterning in their phenotypes. ... Maskerade is the eighteenth novel in the Discworld series by Terry Pratchett. ... Ankh-Morpork is a fictional city-state which prominently features in Terry Pratchetts Discworld series of fantasy novels. ... The Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy. ...


In a passing reference in "Witches Abroad" Nanny Ogg said that Greebo was a demon ("Just between you and me, he's a fiend from hell"), possibly indicating that Greebo is indeed demonic, partially due to Nanny's insistence otherwise that Greebo is a gentle kitten. In addition to his other qualities, he is pursuing a study in inbreeding with all of the other cats in Lancre that are related to him (which by dint of some effort is all of them as he is currently every male ancestor for at least 30 generation), which is account for by the "raw sex" aura mentioned above. He has also seriously surprised a she-wolf (also killed and eaten half of one before) and chased a female bear up a tree. Witches Abroad is a Discworld novel by Terry Pratchett, originally published in 1991. ... It has been suggested that inbreeding depression be merged into this article or section. ...


To date, Greebo is known to fear only three things: The Nac MacFeegle, the black cockrel Legba, who belongs to the voodoo 'witch', Mrs Googol, and 'You', a small white kitten owned by Granny Weatherwax. Their first encounter ended with You burying her claws in Greebo's face and his subsequent retreat. He now hides behind the pots and pans whenever she is in the same house as him. Esmerelda Esme Weatherwax (usually called Granny Weatherwax) is a character from Terry Pratchetts Discworld series. ...


In Terry Pratchett's Johnny Maxwell series, Mrs. Tachyon owns a cat named Guilty who has many qualities similar to Greebo. Johnny Maxwell is a fictional character in a series of three childrens books by Terry Pratchett. ...


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