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A catalyst is an individual who has a strong affect on someone else's nonhuman nature. This can include causing or suppressing mental shifts or aspecting or causing a latent otherkin, therian, or vampire to awaken.

Rosalyn Greene discusses catalysts in the context of therianthropy in her book The Magic of Shapeshifting.