An animal ghost, also known as an animal spirit, is the ghost of a dead creature. It is unknown if, like with humans, a creature must have magical powers to come back as a spirit. Mopsy Fleabert wrote a book on British animal ghosts titled Animal Ghosts of Britain.
Known Animal Ghosts
Behind the scenes
- In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, it is stated that only wizards and witches can become ghosts. However, in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ghost horses appeared, and Pottermore confirmed the existence of animal ghosts.
- Pottermore (Appears on book cover)
- Wizarding World (Appears on book cover)
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets