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Why You Should Adopt a Black Cat

Despite the worldwide bias against black cats, there are many famous people who have opened their hearts and homes to cats the color of midnight: Fred Astaire, Edgar Allen Poe, Ernest Hemingway, Queen…

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Supernatural Black Cat — Photo Caption Winners!

Last week, we asked you to caption this supernatural black cat, from Care2 member Robin D. Now, we present our top five favorite captions! First, the grand prize winner, who will receive 5,000 Butt…

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10 Lucky Black Cats Who Need a Home (Photos)

It's almost Halloween ... so it's a great time of year to explore the reasons why black cats have more difficulty in getting adopted from shelters. If you're seeking a new animal companion, maybe you …

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10 Lovable Senior Cats Who Need a Home (Photos)

If given the choice between a fluffy, bright-eyed kitten and a slow-paced, toothless old cat, which would you choose? While many of our readers might embrace the senior cats, this is unfortunately …

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The Truth About Cats: They’re Good for Us

By Jennifer Viegas, Discovery Channel News headlines over the past few years have linked cat ownership to everything from cancer to craziness, but new studies suggest that cats are actually benef…

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Why You Should Adopt a Lucky Black Cat

  In much of the western world, black cats are thought to bring bad luck. This, of course, is both untrue and unfair. But, while black cats don't bring bad luck, they certainly have it. Indeed…

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Black Cats: Good Luck or Bad Luck?

People have been fascinated by black cats for centuries – and as a result many superstitions evolved throughout history and across cultures. Today, most people in America consider black cats – espe…

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The Wisdom of Black Cats

It's Halloween week, and I'm seeing black cat decorations all around me. Black cats have gotten a bad rap for centuries -- many cultures have perpetuated myths about them. They have been maligned and …

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