Kit returns to ask for help.

Familiar Grounds is the ninth episode of the fifth season of Charmed.


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A warlock hunting familiars causes Kit to return to the manor to ask for help. Not knowing how to identify the threat, the sisters cast a spell to discover the truth. Paige makes a choice between the love of her past and her present.


Main Cast
Guest Starring
  • Unknown cat as Kit
  • Unknown dog as Benji

Magical NotesEdit


To Turn a Feline into a HumanEdit

  • Cast by the Charmed Ones, requires a circle of candles.
Answers is what these sisters seek,
Possessed by one who cannot speak.
To give voice to this familiar guide,
Grant this feline a human hide.

Reversal SpellEdit

  • Cast by Phoebe to turn Kit into a cat once more.
With these words, I undo the spell,
Return to form, I wish you well.


  • Sensing - used by Kimyra to track Familiars and by Kit to track her.
  • Blinking - used by Kimyra as means of teleportation.
  • Light Darts - used by Trevor to attack Kimyra.
  • Agility - used by Kimyra to avoid attacks.
  • Power Absorption - used by Kimyra through her athame to absorb the powers of Familiars.
  • Orbing - used by Leo and Paige as means of teleportation.
  • Premonition - used by Phoebe to get a premonition of Kit.
  • Levitation - used by Phoebe to kick Kimyra.
  • Molecular Immobilization - used by Piper to freeze Kimyra.
  • Adjusting - used by Kimyra to resist being frozen.
  • Telekinetic Orbing - used by Paige to orb an athame.
  • Molecular Combustion - used by Piper to accidentally destroy the grandfather clock.

Notes and TriviaEdit

  • The title is a reference to Familiars, as this episode marks the return of Kit.
  • More is explained about the nature and purpose of Familiars.
  • Piper and Phoebe remember the Source of All Magic, which Eva told them about in the episode "All Halliwell's Eve".
  • While discussing the importance of Kit, Piper and Phoebe mention events that occurred in "The Painted Word" and "Magic Hour".
  • Paige is able to orb an athame to Phoebe without vocal command.
  • Trevor performs a similar blessing ritual to Serena Fredrick in the pilot "Something Wicca This Way Comes".
  • Paige mentions seeing Kit around her apartment shortly before she met her sisters.
Preceded by:
5.08 Signals Crossed
Charmed Reloaded Followed by:
5.10 With Great Power