Actually, I wrote Mongrels (and the chapter this could pertain to) a couple of months before cueing this one up. However, Peter Beagle’s famous old story “Lila the Werewolf?” I definitely knew that one.
[ Shelter from Eve Edelson on Vimeo, which his where you have to watch this one, looks like . . . ]
Check here for the first installment of these origin stories. Not sure there’ll be another. Could be, as I remember / think of.