Black cats have gotten a bad rap over the years because of long-held superstitions. The main one being that when a black cat crosses your path, it’s a sign that death is coming your way.
These superstitions and others are of course completely false, yet have nonetheless created a widespread fear of black cats.
There is nothing to fear though!
Black cats are wonderful companions and deserve your love and a fair chance.
Check out five good reasons why you shouldn’t be afraid of these dark-furred felines below!
1. They are loving companions.
2. They’re all about the leisure life.
3. They protect your belongings.
4. You’ll always win at hide-and-seek, and they’ll love you anyways.
5. They’re adorable.
Looking to give a forever home to a black kitty? Find one through Black Cat Rescue or at your local shelter!
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