D.C., short for Demon Cat, or The Demon Cat of Capital Hill, is a reported phantom black cat that makes appearances in and around the nation's capital, especially favoring the capital building.
Appearance: A phantom black cat with glowing eyes.
Lore: According to legend, sightings of D.C. are omens if ill fortune, predicting upcoming disaster or tragedy for the United States. The phantom is said to have made appearances shortly before the stock market crash in 1929 as well as the presidential assassinations of Lincoln and Kennedy. D.C. has a set pattern of behavior with regard to making itself known. The individual who is chosen to witness the creature is almost always alone and in a darkened environment. The individual will see what appears to be a black household cat in the distance approaching him. As D.C. nears the witness it will increase in size to that of a big cat, appearing similar to a black panther with glowing eyes. The creature will growl and leap at the victim, disappearing in mid flight before making contact with it's "prey". The witness is usually badly shaken-up but is rarely harmed by the encounter.