3 facts (and 3 myths) about black cats

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They’re rumored to bring bad luck, but are black cats really evil?

Turns out, that belief is rooted in Middle Ages superstition. Back then, black cats were associated with witchcraft.

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Unfortunately, this means that many black cats have a hard time finding loving homes, since some people still associate them with bad luck.

So, no — they’re not evil, and they’re not sacrificed during Halloween. Like the rest of us, they just need love.

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