Huli jing (Chinese; Pinyin: hĂşli jÄŤng; huli means fox, and jing means spirit) in Chinese mythology are fox spirits that are akin to European fairies. Huli jing can be either good spirits or bad spirits.
Fox n pl foxes, fox
1. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Animals) any canine mammal of the genus Vulpes and related genera. They are mostly predators that do not hunt in packs and typically have large pointed ears, a pointed muzzle, and a bushy tail 2. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Animals) the fur of any of these animals, usually reddish-brown or grey in colour.
“Men have forgotten this truth,” said the fox. “But you must not forget it. You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery