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7 Facts About Black Cats
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, black cats )

Cher Away
- 79 days ago - cats.about.com
I have posted this as a tribute to my sweet cat Shimmeree who crossed over Rainbow Bridge yesterday. That is her in the pic.
What Makes Black Cats Black?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, black cats )

Cher Away
- 273 days ago - catster.com
Are they just tabbies in disguise? Why do they sometimes "rust?" Get your geek on with me as I explore the science behind my favorite felines.
So There's No Prejudice Against Black Cats. Oh, Really?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, black cats )

Cher Away
- 309 days ago - catster.com
An ASPCA study says coat color doesn't affect adoption rates in shelters. My experience says that's total BS. What's yours?
Two Years of Bad Luck Finally Run Out for Pierre the Black Cat
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, black cats, pets )

Cher Away
- 385 days ago - catster.com
Black cats are often passed over for adoption because of their color. Here's one who made it out.
I'M SO Over the Myth of Black Cats as Bad Luck. Are You?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, black cats )

Cher Away
- 512 days ago - catster.com
Black cats have a harder time finding homes than other cats. Do you want to help me change that?
For Halloween, We Take Time to Praise Black Cats
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Cher Away
- 639 days ago - catster.com
They're often last to be adopted and first to be euthanized -- people still fear them even though they know it's irrational.
Could You Adopt a Bewitching Black Cat?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, black cats, adoption )

Cher Away
- 648 days ago - rspca.org.uk
With the magic of Halloween almost upon us, one RSPCA centre is appealing to local people to consider adopting one of the many bewitching black cats in their care.
October Black Cat Giveaway Has Animal Advocates Hissing
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, black cats )

Cher Away
- 650 days ago - catster.com
A Rhode Island animal control agency offered free adoptions, and advocates say that's dangerous
Feeling Lucky? Adopt a Black Cat From Us!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, black cats, pets, adoption, environment, protection, pets )

Cher Away
- 716 days ago - rspca.org.uk
In the UK, black cats traditionally symbolise good luck, yet sadly the cats themselves are not always so lucky.
Black Magic: The Joy of Black Cats
Offbeat  (tags: animals, black cats, pets, protection, environment )

Cher Away
- 900 days ago - pasadosafehaven.org
Unfortunately, black cats have wrongly been on the receiving end of negative stereotypes for the millennia. The stereotypical image of an unlucky black cat is easily recognized and frequently used for Halloween or to denote a frightening site or scene.
A Miracle of Love
Offbeat  (tags: halloween, black cats, supersitiious, love bonding bravery, fire, midnight )

Simone
- 1005 days ago - all-creatures.org
Hello Friends, my name is Vernon. This story is about me and my wife, Elsie, and our four-legged family member, Midnight, a beautiful black Cat. It all started about two weeks before Halloween. Elsie and I had just come back from our annual trip .
Maine Shelters Protect Black Cats In October
Offbeat  (tags: black cats, animals, bizarre, superstition, adoption, interesting, odd, off-beat, safety, unusual )

Lindsey
- 1013 days ago - necn.com
Animal shelters are on alert this month, keeping an eye out for people who are looking for Halloween accessories instead of pets. That's right, black cats are suddenly chic in October.
Shelters Find Ways to Combat 'Black Dog Syndrome'
Offbeat  (tags: black dog, black cats, syndrome, maglined, adoptions )

Simone
- 1023 days ago - mlive.com
Black dogs and cats are often the last to be adopted and the first to be euthanized, something shelter workers call the "Black Dog Syndrome." Reasons range from superstitions such as the notion black cats are bad luck, to a simple logistical problem:
Black Cats Need Some Luck This Halloween
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, black cats, Halloween, rehoming, pets )

Cher Away
- 1370 days ago - rspca.org.uk
Our animal centre in Martlesham, Suffolk, is asking people to bring some good luck to black cats this Halloween by rehoming one of their many bewitching felines.
Let Our Black Cats Bring You Love and Good Luck
Offbeat  (tags: black cats, adoptions, overlooked, superstitious, love, good luck )

Simone
- 1620 days ago - thedailyjournal.com
In America, black cats are associated with Halloween, bad luck and witches. Yet, in other cultures and seafaring lore, they are revered as quite the opposite. Sea captains kept them to ensure safe voyages. The Brits and the Scots view them as a good omen
 

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