The first thing that comes to many people’s minds when they hear “black cats” is bad luck!. The thing that makes them avoid adopting black kitties, or even like to see them around.
But have you ever wondered why black cats have this terrible reputation, or is it true or false?. Well… wondering about leads to the truth, and the truth about black cats is what you’ll read in this article.
The history of black cats in the middle ages is one of the biggest reasons why they’re the most hated pets and considered as a jinx.
Medieval theories claimed that black felines are demonic creatures who bring tragedies and sadness and they connected them to the Devil and Witches.
The church in the middle ages supported the myth that says the Devil can be transformed into a black cat to walk among us and claimed that heretics used to worship them for the same reason.
They also claimed that black cats were used for black magic, and witches used them to summon demons or hurt their enemies.
Even the priest replied the questions “Are cats the Devil?” and “Are cats demonic creatures?” with a clear yes, setting off centuries of black cats hatred.
They were burnt alive, hanged, and tortured after this unfair confirmation from the pope.
The fact is that black cats have nothing to do with all of this, they’re just little cute animals who were born with a black fur. But some humans are the real bad luck for these innocent animals as they love to connect everything dark to evil.
Black cats can actually bring good luck to their owners.
Share this interesting article with your friends and family, and don’t forget to adopt a black kitty for good luck.