Once again, it seems, black is not in fashion when it comes to cats. Or any animal looking for a forever home, for that matter. According to an article from the BBC, while black and white cats have been typically much harder to place whether it is superstition-based or general disinterest, one rescue suspects it may have to do with the public's obsession with selfies and the … [Read more...] about Black Cats Overlooked Due to “Selfie-Driven” Society
New nonprofit book signals the end of negative black cat stereotypes with the aim to boost shelter adoption rates. Celebrity cats are featured. (Hartsdale, NY) - Oct 11, 2017 - The odds of a black cat being adopted in a shelter are 50% less than any other color. The crazy reason stems from outdated superstitions linking black cats with evil witches and the devil. … [Read more...] about Cat Expert and 100 Black Cats Upend Halloween Superstitions
Even Mona Lisa knows black cats are cool and in honor of Black Cat Appreciation Day we celebrate with this fun video from our friends at Furball Fables. But wait...there's more! This is what Furball Fables shared: Pass it on! Black Cats Are Cool! Please consider adopting a black cat! We updated this video for Black Cat Appreciation Day, August 17. Also our own black cat, … [Read more...] about In Case You Didn’t Know, Black Cats are Cool
Did you know it is National Black Cat Day on August 17? It is, and many shelters across the country and celebrating with special adoption fees, like the ASPCA in New York City. Black cats are fantastic and gives you just 10 reasons why you should adopt one of these beauties. So consider celebrating this Black Cat Appreciation Day in the most special of days by adopting a … [Read more...] about Celebrate Black Cat Appreciation Day by Learning WHY You Should!
Cats are often thought as harbingers of doom. Suffice to say, that is most likely based on the ideas of people who simply don't "get" cats, let alone have the privilege of knowing one. And knowing a cat is, indeed, a privilege. While there are folks who continue to believe that a black cat crossing your path is bad luck, it is far more interesting to see how, … [Read more...] about A Happy New Year & Good Cat Fortune to You