The history of black cats being the harbingers of bad luck dates back centuries, and tall tales around them can be found in the history and lore of many countries. The ancient Egyptians embraced the black cat and treated it as royalty. Black cats were also kept by fishermen’s wives and thought to keep danger at bay.
Can you believe that even in these modern times, some people won’t even give a black shelter pet a second look? This is sad, but true.
When you’re looking to adopt a cat or a dog, don’t let his or her color stop you from adoption. Giving a black cat or a black dog the opportunity to live with you, just might be the luckiest day of your life! Read the rest of the article here on black cats and their history.