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I Photograph Black Shelter Cats Because TheyâEUR(TM)re The Last To Get Adopted And Are Often Euthanized | Bored Panda

Christeen - 7 days ago - boredpanda.com

Black and white cats.
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I photograph black cats at the West Los Angeles animal shelter. Black cats have the lowest adoption rates and the highest euthanasia rates. With this photo series, I tried to showcase their personalities to counter the belief that black cats are bad luck.

Black cats are awesome and the Los Angeles shelters have plenty available for adoption this Halloween season.

More info: Instagram

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2 years ago

Gorgeous cat pictures - thanks!

2 years ago

Thank you Monika.

Beautiful !!

Anonymous
2 years ago

liebe Monika vielen Dank für die wunderschönen Bilder

2 years ago

Thanks Sauwah! Beautiful photos of feral cats!!

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This Incredible Couple is Changing the World for Feral Cats Through Photographs

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http://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsandnature/elizabeth-jason-putsche-feral-cat-photographs/

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Jason Putsche Photography - Comm Cats 11

2 years ago

Cat Quiz
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Alexandra - 1 day ago - animals.nationalgeographic.com

How much do you really know abou your CAT ???
2 years ago

noted all and signed the petition. Thx for all the information!!!

Anonymous
2 years ago

schöne Bilder,danke Monika

2 years ago

Stunning Black And White Photos Illustrate The Unbreakable Bond Between A Girl And Her Cat
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Dan - 4 minutes ago - goo.gl

Featured today on Animal News Sentinel (in the big Red box). For those who like/love Cats.Even as a Dog person,i give this one a '4 Paws Up' .
Black cats
2 years ago

Are you trying to tell me that there are really People out there that don't like BLACK cats particularly? This is the most ridiculous Thing I've ever heard of. They probably believe in witches and Dance around the maypole on full-moon nights as well. What else is this stoooopid human race going to come up with?

Anonymous
2 years ago

Signed. Thanks for sharing.

2 years ago

20 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD ADOPT A BLACK CAT
Animals  (tags: black cat adopt, cat lover, adopt a cat, adopt a black cat, cat lover )
Abhishek - 11 hours ago - dogwithblog.in

For those still at odds to adopt a black cat (or dog) here are 20 reasons why you should adopt a black cat.
2 years ago
Aww cute !!!

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38 Pictures That Prove Cats Have Hearts Of Gold

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http://www.buzzfeed.com/summeranne/38-pictures-that-prove-cats-have-a-heart-of-gold

2 years ago

Great! One of our ten cats is black - her name is Cleo.

2 years ago

44 Of The Most Important Black Cats In Black Cat History
Animals  (tags: animals, cats )
Christeen - 5 hours ago - buzzfeed.com

Fabulous pics. Enjoy.
3 years ago

Fact & Fiction: Black Cats -- Stop the Superstitions to Prevent High Euthanasia Rates
Animals  (tags: killed, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, cats, cruelty, death, ethics, killing, law, pets, protection, sadness, slaughter, suffering )
Nancy - 10 hours ago - cmn.com

History of the Superstitions surrounding black cats and how they contribute to the low adoption rates and high euthanasia rates.
Interesting
3 years ago

See the World Through the Eyes of a Cat
Animals  (tags: animals, cats, pets, investigation )
Frans - 10 hours ago - za.news.yahoo.com

Ever wondered how our feline friends perceive the world around us? One man took it one step further. Nickolay Lamm has created these pictures to illustrate what a cat's vision would look like compared to our own. The upper image is what we would see....
3 years ago

I had a Black cat. His name was Loki. He died on August 17 2012. I don't care about the color of a cat, he was my Best Friend. I hate stereotypes, you judge based on that? that's sad.. Thank You, Monika, I love Black Cats!!

3 years ago

If I'd live there I would vote for Morris ! Give power to the animals !!

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MORRIS THE CAT RUNS FOR MAJOR IN MEXICO
Animals  (tags: cats, GoodNews, goodnews, pets )
Katka - 21 hours ago - lovemeow.com

A cat named Morris is a front-runner to become the mayor of a city in Veracruz, Mexico. Frustrated with politicians two residents decided to put forward Morris as a candidate for their upcoming mayoral election.
3 years ago

 I think , maybe we don't know it so well dear Monika because we are from Europe and Halloween in this form it is a typical American phenomenon  . It's upcoming now in Europe , but for me , I knew it from American films a bit and I was very surprised about the overwhelming number of cards and wishes here on Care2 when I came here in the beginning. But , the black cat in connection with   Halloween was here never that big issue. And I hope it never will be. Here it is more Friday the 13th but I never heard of incidents. It's to stupid for words !

I love black cats !!

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This post was modified from its original form on 14 Dec, 10:35
3 years ago

Thanks dear Barbara and Debbie ! 

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Never knew that the adoption of black cats isn't possible for the Halloween weeks Debbie ! Merlyn is indeed a VERY clever cat, chosing you as his mom!

Barbara, I am glad you like this topic!!!

3 years ago

I was floored when I realized several years ago that most people will not adopt black cats from our local shelter. Even more so when I found out that no black cat adoptions are allowed for the two weeks preceding Halloween every year. The best cat I've ever been owned by is my black cat, Merlyn, who is so loving and intelligent. When I opened his cage door at the shelter, he jumped out on my shoulder and I said, "He's going with me!."

3 years ago

What a Wonderful Thread Monika Thank-You Everyone Informative, adorable, and just plain entertainment ( Of course every thing about kitties to me are never just plain and entertainment ) Tnx Barb E Meowwwwww !!!

3 years ago
I love Simon's cat! 
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Simon's Cat Goes Ice Fishing! VIDEO!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, cats, cartoons, video )
Cher- 3 hours ago - catster.com

The popular Internet kitty realizes that he's not an ice fisher -- or an Olympic figure skater.
4 years ago

Animal Shelters Working to Overcome Superstitions About Black Cats (VIDEO)
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, cats, black cats, adoption, animal shelters, pets, animaladvocates )
Cal- 10 minutes ago - news.yahoo.com

Employees at pet shelters around the country say the inaccurate belief that black cats are somehow unlucky or are linked to supernatural traits has a negative effect on their adoption rates, making them less likely to find a home than cats of other color
4 years ago

there is nothing more beautiful or mysterious than a black cat, although every cat is exquisite.

4 years ago

 

Have a nice weekend my dear friends !


Simon the cat (video)

Simon says: "A hungry cat resorts to increasingly desperate measures to gain its owner's attention.

Simon says...

 

 

So CUTE :) It's from Anneke!
4 years ago

Thank you, dear Anneke! I am melting from the cuteness!! 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3Cje8KrhF8

Cat Walz
4 years ago

"In the summer of 1837, the Polish composer Chopin was living in Paris. Late one evening he was composing alone in his music room. While he was sitting on the piano, suddenly a small kitten ran across the keys. Chopin likes the strange melody and tried to write it down, then, in 1838 he published a new composition. The Cat Waltz! "

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvF7YWbe9WY

 

Have a purrrfect weekend EVERYONE!  

4 years ago

What a wonderful Good Morning Gabriela ! 

 

Rufus in box-heaven  ! And the pictures are adorable !!

 

Thanks very much for sharing ! 

 

 

 

Is This the Best Cat Owner in the World? :)
4 years ago

Cat owner Billy Browne made a giant cat castle out of boxes for his cat Rufus. Lucky kitty!

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WI9W_VdV1l0

4 years ago

Purrr-fect paintings! ) Thanks for the smiles dear Monika!

The static kitty is so funny, dear Danuta  

4 years ago

18 years is fantastic Brenda ! 

 

 

Anonymous
4 years ago

I have had three black cats, the last one i had was 18,

4 years ago

Famous Works of Art Improved by Cats...

 

http://www.flavorwire.com/253928/famous-works-of-art-improved-by-cats?all=1

 

 

 

 

 

 

4 years ago

4 years ago


Feline Physics

 

Law of Cat Inertia - A cat at rest will tend to remain at rest, unless acted upon by some outside force - such as the opening of cat food, or a nearby scurrying mouse.

Law of Cat Motion - A cat will move in a straight line, unless there is a really good reason to change direction.

Law of Cat Magnetism - All blue blazers and black sweaters attract cat hair in direct proportion to the darkness of the fabric.

Law of Cat Thermodynamics - Heat flows from a warmer to a cooler body, except in the case of a cat, in which case all heat flows to the cat.

Law of Cat Stretching - A cat will stretch to a distance proportional to the length of the nap just taken.

Law of Cat Sleeping - All cats must sleep with people whenever possible, in a position as uncomfortable for the people involved, and as comfortable as possible for the cat.

Law of Refrigerator Observation - If a cat watches a refrigerator long enough, someone will come along and take out something good to eat.

Law of Electric Blanket Attraction - Turn on an electric blanket and a cat will jump into bed at the speed of light.

Law of Random Comfort Seeking - A cat will always seek, and usually take over, the most comfortable spot in any given room.

Law of Bag/Box Occupancy - All bags and boxes in a given room must contain a cat within the earliest possible nanosecond.

Law of Cat Embarrassment - A cat's irritation rises in direct proportion to her embarrassment times the amount of human laughter.

Law of Cat Disinterest - A cat's interest level will vary in inverse proportion to the amount of effort a human expends in trying to interest him.

Law of Pill Rejection - Any pill given to a cat has the potential energy to reach escape velocity.

Law of Cat Composition - A cat is composed of Matter + Anti-Matter + It Doesn't Matter.


 



This post was modified from its original form on 22 Aug, 21:45
4 years ago

All noted and petition signed. Thank you Monika.

Great pictures. Thank you Gabriela.

God bless you dear Lenicka.

Extra-meow-rdinary! :))
4 years ago

Thanks for sharing Monika!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMUh7K2RJiM 

Feline mayor Stubbs
4 years ago


Haha, I love it ! Cat Stubbs is Mayor in Alaskan town!!

 



His name is Stubbs, he has been in office for 15 years already - and everyone loves him!


 Facebook Mayor Stubbs

 

Feline mayor Stubbs lords it over Alaskan town

 

 

 

 



This post was modified from its original form on 17 Jul, 9:29
4 years ago

I have always adored black cats ,they are lucky . I've had a couple-------love them!!!

4 years ago

Thank you dear Monika ! 

A little update from Pátek. His weigh is 466 gram today , he purrs very hard and he gives me cups against my hands and cheek. So touching !!!

 ( The lice were dead after a few hours and after treatment.)

4 years ago

Lenicka this IS a GOOD omen ! For both of you, the little tiny kitten and for you ! What a luck it was rescued by you !

 

 

4 years ago

Thank you Gabrielle and Sandi !

 

You cannot currently send a star to Gabrielle and Sandi because you have done so within the last week.

 

 



This post was modified from its original form on 13 Jul, 6:57
4 years ago

Lenicka, Glad you found Patek. I love black cats!

Oh! Sweet poor baby!
4 years ago

It look like it's his lucky day because he met you

In Britain and Japan, having a black cat cross your path, is considered good luck.

So, best of luck to both you and Patek in everything to come, dear Lenicka!

Keep being awesome and God bless both of you!

 

4 years ago

This morning when I came back from the bus station where I pick up the volunteers stood at the gate 2 people with a basket with a tiny black kitten in it. It's a boy, weighs only 350 grams, is very thin and has lice and flu! A sign of malnutrition and neglect. It was with these people under their car. It's an omen! Black cat and Friday the 13th!

I call him Patek, Friday in the Czech , my mother tongue.

 

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4 years ago

Love your images Gabriela !!  

 

 

4 years ago

 

 

"Sartre's existential phenomenology" - Cat style :)
4 years ago

French cat goes to the vet 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IiYUzYozsAQ

 

 

4 years ago

Thank you so much dear sweet Monika, Naomi and Fulvia! 

My dog found peace over the Rainbow Bridge two years ago. Still miss him so much!!

 

Love you all !! Milion kisses from Figaro

 

 

4 years ago

Bruce and Wendy signed.

4 years ago

I have dogs, but I adore black cats! And Groucho Marx!

Your little one is amazing, Gabriela!

4 years ago

gabriela, your baby is GORGEOUS! i have had many black cats, and will have many more!they are amazingly beautiful.

:)
4 years ago

Comedian Groucho Marx said, "A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere". (funny guy)

4 years ago

Oh what a cutie Gabriela ! Figaro is beautiful !

 

 

4 years ago

Gladly signed. Mersi Monika!

Black cats are awesome!  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLfWGuXpdUE

 

Here a pic of my 15 years old tomcat, Figaro  

 

 

 

4 years ago

Please sign !  

 

 

 

 

End Negative Stereotypes of Black Cats & Photos !
4 years ago

 

I'll never understand why black cats are sterotyped! This is so stupid!!!

My Mauzi and Anton have been black cats  ! Antons fur had a blue shining glimmer in it, Beautiful!!

 

 

 

End Negative Stereotypes of Black Cats ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cats, pets, protection, environment )
Cher- 8 hours ago - forcechange.com
When people think of black cats, they usually think of them as bad, evil and that they bring bad luck. This negative stereotype is not true. The negative myths associated with black cats need to desperately be put to an end. As documented in history



 

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