John Francis Campbell (1821 â€“ 1885) was a renowned Scottish author and scholar who specialised in Celtic studies. Campbell gained the world popularity due to his Celtic folklore and Gaelic peoples in particular. Most well-known published works are the bilingual Popular Tales of the West Highlands (4 vols., 1860â€“62) and The Celtic Dragon Myth, published posthumously in 1911.
â€śThe Story of the White Petâ€ť is going to tell the reader about a White Pet who was destined to be killed for Christmas dinner and so sheep decided to save its life escaping away. On his way a bull met him, a dog, a cat and all of them left their homes in order to stay alive. So they continued their way and kept them peaceably as long as they lived.