For centuries, witches and warlocks have been linked to black cats. Now, thanks to the brilliance of J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series, wise owls have replaced these unlucky felines. In the Harry Potter film adaptations, Hedwig is portrayed by a snowy owl.
This owl isn't just a great companion...she also doubles as a postman. When Harry needs an important message delivered, Hedwig never fails.