Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art


Genet Passant §

A small, spotted predatory animal distantly related to cats. Also called a “civet.” Found in the tropics and introduced to Europe during the medieval period.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Workes of Armorie. Artist: John Bossewell. (From book 3, folio 13, badge of the Plantagenets.)