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Here are some theories as to why people have said black cats are bad luck… In the Middle Ages before the Black Death of 1348 CE, the main purpose of cats was to kill mice. It was a relationship built on mutual understanding that the cats kept rodents away so their presence was generally accepted....
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After the anti-witch zeal had subsided in the colonies, black cats had been thoroughly cemented in popular legend right alongside witches. Decorators use them as a Halloween symbol, both alongside witches and independently, to add a frightful, unnerving ambience to their front steps, their green eyes spooking trick-or-treaters....
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A black cat is also associated with bad luck, and sadly, death. This fear of black cats appears to stem from medieval times when an animal with dark feathers or fur, including crows and ravens, signaled death....
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In Medieval France and Spain, black cats were considered bringers of bad luck and curses to any human they came near, and were associated with witchcraft. Many Medieval Germans believed themselves to be cursed if a black cat crossed their path from left to right....
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Why Are Black Cats Said to be Unlucky? In Britain, the fact that black cats are considered unlucky is a complete reversal of the original belief that black cats were actually lucky. It is white cats that were considered unlucky....
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Particularly with the Spanish community, they began the association of black cats with witchcraft and witches. The most popular and widely believed superstition was that of the morphing or shape-shifting of witches into the body of a black cat....
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Perhaps the most direct connection between black cats and contemporary Halloween symbols stems from the Celtic festival Samhain. Samhain takes place between sunset on October 31 and sunset on November 1 to mark the end of harvest season....
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In the majority of countries, the black cat has a bad repute because of their color that's why many people dislike them all over the world and consider bad luck for them. In developed countries like the United States, black cats have some of the lowest adoption rates and highest euthanasia rates in shelters....
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Sixteenth-century Italians believed that if a black cat jumped on the bed of an ill person, the person would soon die. In Colonial America, Scottish immigrants believed that a black cat entering a wake was bad luck, and could indicated the death of a family member....
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Black cats, however, have also served as symbols of good luck in numerous cultures. In the British Islands, black cats are often believed to bring affluence to any house they occupied. In Japan, they are also considered to bring good luck....
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Because of their association with witches, black cats were also looked upon as evil agents of the devil. This evil connection in the minds of the Puritans between black cats and witches led to black cats not being tolerated-let alone kept-in the colony....
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Very interesting. I ask the community for a detailed answer.......
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bad omen and bad luck, when in fact a black cat is just a black cat. They have no special ability to curse someone to have a bad day, and in a lot of cultures the black cat is actually good luck. It may be that the primary reason that the black cat has been considered to be bad luck or an ill omen is because the black cat has more chance of being...
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Across medieval Europe, black cats were associated with superstition and bad luck. This association led them to be the perfect sidekick to any witch who wants to curse you. It was also believed that witches would transform into black cats , much like vampires become bats....
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It’s also said that if a black cat crosses your path, this is considered to be good luck in Japan. Some Japanese people will even go as far as to tell the cat “konichiwa” as they pass by! —Stage performers consider black cats to be synonymous with good luck, especially on opening night of a play....
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