Black cats have long been associated with misfortune, fear, and death in folklore. But how exactly did these animals become such prevalent Halloween symbols? In celebration of National Black Cat Day, join us as we take a look at the centuries-old superstitions behind these handsome felines.

Articles:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/animalia/wp/2016/10/31/the-spooky-history-of-how-cats-bewitched-us/

https://solidgoldpet.com/heres-actual-reason-witches-black-cats/

https://www.hartz.com/how-black-cats-came-to-halloween/

https://www.sparknotes.com/lit/poestories/section8/

https://www.thesprucepets.com/black-cat-folklore-554444 

https://petcentral.chewy.com/black-cat-breeds-and-history/ 

https://www.litter-robot.com/blog/2018/10/29/how-did-black-cats-become-halloween-symbols/

 

Music:

This House by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4525-this-house

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Supernatural by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4446-supernatural

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

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