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"What do you mean Monster Cats like me! Don't call me a monster! I'm a cat immortal, you doofus."
― Ichika (Cat Planet Cuties)
"Something very wrong with that horse."
― Tonto after seeing Silver climb a tree (The Lone Ranger)

The power to be an animal that possesses supernatural powers and abilities. Variation of Empowered Physiology and Superior Monster Physiology. Not to be confused with Superior Monster Physiology. Opposite to Mutated Beast Physiology.

Also Called

  • Advanced/Empowered Animal/Beast Physiology
  • Animalia Superior Physiology
  • Meta-Animal/Metabeast Physiology
  • Micromutated Animal/Beast Physiology (Rational Only)
  • Neoanimal/Neobeast Physiology
  • Superbeast Physiology
  • Superpowered Animal/Beast Physiology

Capabilities

The user either is or can transform into an animal that possesses superhuman powers and abilities far beyond those of regular animals. Said animal can be any animal, be it an insect, a reptile, a fish, a mammal, an amphibian, or a bird.

Such an animal would be several times more powerful than a normal one, much like how a metahuman would be to a normal human. For instance, these animals can defend themselves much better and be able to defeat threats that regular animals wouldn't be capable of doing so on their own.

For an animal to become a meta-animal, they have to gain powers/abilities through enchantment, genetic engineering, evolution, birth, etc without their physiology being altered.

Like superhumans, superanimals can be divided into two groups:

Rational

Superanimals of this category gain their powers through evolution, birth, genetic engineering, or exposure to radiation or biohazardous substances, like mutagens, among other scientific means. In some other ways, certain meta-animals that are of this classification might undergo minor physical changes without their physiology being fully or almost gone, like their irises changing to any color like a fiery shade of red, blue, pink, etc, retractable claws or spikes, fangs or sharp teeth, among many others. These kinds of superanimals will be able to possess powers without their physiology being altered.

Irrational

Non-scientific meta-animals bestow their powers whether they have abilities given upon them by supernatural beings, Enchantment, being blessed or being granted the wish to gain powers and abilities, among many other methods without bio-engineering based alternatives. Unlike scientific-based superanimals this category of meta-animals wouldn't have to be able to suffer mutations and instability of their DNA, which can be caused in certain specific ways. Unlike rational based superanimals, these are more likely to maintain their animalistic nature because they don't share the same genetic unpredictably that rational-based superanimals are more likely to have.

Applications(General)

Applications(Detail)

Powers that users may possess, but are not limited to:

Variations

Associations

Limitations

  • Much like metahumans on the other hand, unless they possess some resistances/immunities, they will still have the same limitations that each animal has.
  • May only be limited to transforming into only one animal.
  • If artificial powers/abilities would somehow become unstable, meta-animals might start to undergo unwanted mutations. Worse, they could become a monstrous mutant if not cured.

Known Users

See Also: Animal Superheroes.

Anime/Manga

  • Nezu (Boku no Hero Academia)
  • Ein (Cowboy Bebop); Rational
  • Bluemaru (Kage Kara Mamoru)
  • Colonel Monochrome (Mitsuboshi Colors)
  • Four Kings (Nagasarete Airantou)
  • Condor (Naruto Shippuden); Irrational
  • Four Fiends (Highschool DxD)
  • The Mink Tribe (One Piece)
  • Filolial Queens (Rising of the Shield Hero)
  • Wolves/Wolfdogs (Wolf's Rain)
    • Kiba
    • Tsume
    • Toboe
    • Blue
    • Hige
    • Darcia

Cartoons

  • Super Cow (Cow and Chicken)
  • Monkey (Dexter's Laboratory); Rational
  • Mental Mouse (Dexter's Laboratory)
  • Dynomutt (Dynomutt, Dog Wonder)
  • The Loonatics (Loonatics Unleashed)
  • Stupor Duck (Looney Tunes)
  • Super-Rabbit (Looney Tunes)
  • Tasmanian Devils (Looney Tunes/Tiny Toon)
  • Maud Pie (My Little Pony series); Irrational
  • Pinkie Pie (My Little Pony series); Irrational
  • Rainbow Dash (My Little Pony series); Irrational
  • Mane-iac Mayhem (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic); Rational
  • Rockhoof (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic); Irrational
  • Power Ponies (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Pet Squad (Pet Squad)
  • Bullet (The Powerpuff Girls); Rational
  • Mojo Jojo (The Powerpuff Girls); Rational
  • Ape-Men (Primal); Rational
  • The Road Rovers (Road Rovers)
  • Omega Pets (Super Mansion)
  • Cooch (Super Mansion)
  • Murder Pig (Super Mansion)
  • Underdog (Underdog)
  • Mighty Mouse (Mighty Mouse)
  • Splendid (Happy Tree Friends)
  • O.W.C.A. agents (Phineas and Ferb)
  • Super Turtles (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Miniforce (Miniforce)

Movies

  • Super Buddies (Air Buddies); via Power Rings of Inspiron
  • Kung Fu Masters (Kung Fu Panda); Irrational
  • Max (Man's Best Friend)
  • George (Rampage); Rational
  • Dogs and cats (Cats & Dogs)
  • G-Force (G-Force)
  • Minion (Megamind)

Comics

  • deciBell (Amazing Cow Heroes)
  • Cowborg (Amazing Cow Heroes)
  • Swatter (Amazing Cow Heroes)
  • Cold Cutts (Amazing Cow Heroes)
  • Gristle Missile/Speed Steer (Amazing Cow Heroes)
  • Kowrate (Amazing Cow Heroes)
  • Untippable (Amazing Cow Heroes)
  • Leatherneck (Amazing Cow Heroes)
  • Little Big Hoof (Amazing Cow Heroes)
  • Cowmeleon (Amazing Cow Heroes)
  • Gorilla Grodd (DC Comics); Rational
  • Meta Spiders (DC Comics); Rational
  • Solovar (DC Comics); Rational
  • Bill Glenmorgan/Congorilla (DC Comics)
  • King Shark (DC Comics)
  • The Dog Star Patrol (DC Comics/Krypto the Superdog); Rational
    • Krypto
    • Streaky the Supercat
    • Brainy Barker
    • Bull Dog
    • Hot Dog
    • Paw Pooch
    • Tail Terrier
    • Tusky Husky
    • Mammoth Mutt
    • Stretch-O-Mutt
  • Animalitia (DC Comics)
  • Bigby Wolf (Fables)
  • Destroyer Duck (Image Comics)
  • Lockjaw (Marvel Comics); Rational
  • Mutant Baboon (Marvel Comics); Rational
  • Radioactive Spider (Marvel Comics); Rational
  • Rex-Dogs (Marvel Comics); Rational
  • Rocket Raccoon (Marvel Comics); Rational
  • Hellcow (Marvel Comics)
  • Marvel Apes (Marvel Comics)
  • New Men (Marvel Comics)
  • Spider Ham (Marvel Comics); Rational
  • Scarlet Spider Ham (Marvel Comics); Rational
  • Swiney Girl (Marvel Comics); Rational
  • Spider Ham 2099 (Marvel Comics); Rational
  • Webster Weaver (Marvel Comics)
  • Snowball II (Simpsons Comics)
  • Radioactive Ape (Simpsons Comics); Rational
  • Glowy (Simpsons Comics)
  • Radioactive Rabbit (Simpsons Comics); Rational
  • Mutant animals (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Mighty Mutanimals (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Graviturtle (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Blobboid (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Shellectro (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Griddex (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)

Other

  • SCP-1470 - Telepathic Spider (SCP Foundation)

Video Games

  • Anthropomorphic animals/Mobians (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Kongs (Donkey Kong)
  • King Dedede (Nintendo)
  • Varous pokémons (Pokémon)
  • Dinosaurs (Dinosaur King)

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Anime/Manga

Movies

Video Games

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