Tolkien Monster Encyclopedia
by Calle Mattsson
This page is devoted to
the monsters and races belonging to darkness.
Here you will find Orcs, Goblins, Balrogs
and many more fearsome creatures.
Tevildo (also known as Tifil, Tiberth)
the lord of the cats and one of Morgoth´s servants. He was black
as the night and his eyes were red. Oikeroi
two of the cats serving him. Morgoth had put a spell upon him and the
cats which made them huge in size and lethal in combat. Tevildo had
been given a magical collar of gold which made him even more powerful.
This collar was taken from him by Huan the hound of Valinor. After that
Tevildo was forced to give up the magic words, which Morgoth had used
enchant the cats, to Huan to save his life. This marked the end of the
great cats. All cats, except Tevildo, were turned back to their
size and Morgoth was very angry when he learnt that the cats had