Why Black Cats Are The Best

With Halloween approaching, social media is abuzz with posts about sweater weather, pumpkin spice, and costumes. One of the better-known aesthetics this time of year is the images of black cats. Believed to be a symbol of bad luck and evil in the past, these felines' coat color is not restrained to a specific breed. However, there are some breeds that are always black, like the Bombay. I may be a little biased because of my own beloved Esmerelda, but I believe that black cats are the most beautiful I have ever seen.

It's 2019, and it's time to get over the black cat superstitions about these adorable creatures. Thousands of years ago, the Egyptians worshipped cats. They kept them as pets and were thought to bring luck and prosperity to the home. Other countries, like Japan and France, believe black cats bring good fortune or financial blessings or ward off demons.

One of the many perks of having a black cat is that you will never have to dress them up for Halloween, and they make a great addition to a witch costume! They might even bring out the emo side you have been trying to hide since middle school. Their shiny black fur makes them look sophisticated, they can wear any color, and are great hide and seek players. Trust me, I know. They are also super photogenic and mine loves to pose for the camera.

Black cats are less likely to get adopted from shelters. If you are ever considering adopting a cat, please consider adopting a black one.

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