Thank you Lauren at ‘The Catnip Times’ for allowing me to share your post. It’s such an important message, especially coming close to Halloween. Lauren also volunteers at her local shelter! Please stop by her Blog sometimes and show some love. I love all kitties, but have black ones because they’re sometimes the last to find a forever home.
But employees at pet shelters around the country say the inaccurate belief that black cats are somehow unlucky or are linked to supernatural traits has a negative effect on their adoption rates, making them less likely to find a home than cats of other colors.
However, there are some positive stories that buck the trend. The video below shows the successful adoption of Pierre, a black cat who waited two years for a family to take him home.
“I don’t know, I always thought black cats were pretty cool,” Pierre’s new adoptive
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