Mr Tibbles was a part-kneazle cat owned by Arabella Figg.[1] He appeared to have the ability to communicate with humans, as he was able to inform his owner when Harry and his cousin, Dudley Dursley, were attacked by two Dementors in 1995.[2]


The name "Tibbles" is spelling variant of "Tibbals" and means "son of Tibbal" which is an English form of the name Theobald. The name is deriving from the Old High German first name Dietbald which means "people" + "bold".


Notes and references

  1. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Chapter 2 (The Vanishing Glass)
  2. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 2 (A Peck of Owls)
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