This quest begins immediately after Forging a Bond. Now that Ivaldi has agreed to forge a magical cord to bind the wolf that troubles Havi, you’ll need to find some of the “impossible ingredients” to help him.
Read the Cat’s Foot Note
To begin, you’ll need to read the Cat’s Foot Note, which can be found among the quest items in your inventory. This note details the riddle and the clues you’ll need to find the cat in question. It reads as follows:
“Over the gate to the Great Norse Hall,
A Golden cat sits patiently,
Gazing upon many tall towers,
She’ll flee when she is found,
But follow without fear.
Look, leap, and descend,
Once she leads you to the end,
She may ghost to the ground,
Land as well, and swiftly steal her sound.”
Chase the Golden Cat
So… essentially, you need to find a golden cat and chase it through Asgard. As mentioned in the note, the cat can be found near the Great Norse Hall. Although there’s no quest marker for its location on the map, if you head outside the forge and use your raven to scout the area, you’ll find the relevant region highlighted to the east. Climb the steps and then the pillars which look like they belong in the classical world, to find the cat at the top of them. You’ll need to approach the cat from here and then chase it through Asgard, just as the note implies.
The golden cat won’t take you too far, and each time it disappears it will reappear within viewing distance. There’s no rush here, so just take your time as you make your way through the structures until you reach a point where you can jump down into a haystack. Once you do, you’ll have captured the sound and the quest will complete.