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  • Harry Potter series whose Patronuses resemble their pets, which suggests that their pet / Patronus relationship may be hereditary, a family trait similar to Harry's instinctive adoption of his father's stag Animagus form as his Patronus beast.

    The Leaky Cauldron - News

  • I was slightly confused a bit, because Cuaron didn’t take the trouble to further explain Animagus, in which Harry thought he saw his father (Harry never finds out that his father was a stag Animagus, which makes the appearance of his stag Patronus merely an intruiging mystery).

    natinski Diary Entry

  • Miss McGonagall, how many times have I told you NOT to take your Animagus form in class?

    It wuz mee - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • While a student at Hogwarts, Minerva McGonagall attempted to keep her Animagus ability a secret.

    blind kitteh - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Under the stress of studying for her O.W.L.S., she fell asleep and transformed into her Animagus form without realizing it, to the consternation of her fellow Gryffindors.

    blind kitteh - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Her second choice is to dress up as Professor McGonagall's cat, Animagus - from Harry Potter of course.

    The kids and Halloween...

  • How could they cut out the whole explanation of how Harry's dad and friends were Animagus?

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • Not only does it leave plot holes how does Lupin know how to work the map? why does the map insult Snape? but it also deflates many of the most moving things about the ending--the fact that Harry's Patronus takes the same form that his father did as an Animagus, Lupin's horror at seeing Pettigrew on the map, the way that dog!

    Bringing things full circle.

  • I *think*, though it's been a while since I read it, that one of Peter & James & Sirius was already an Animagus I think Sirius and the others became one as a gesture of solidarity.

    News from the House of Sticks -

  • 'Because the Ministry of Magic's still after me, and Voldemort will know all about me being an Animagus by now, Wormtail will have told him, so my big disguise is useless.

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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