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black cat

because of its demonic associations. [Animal Folklore: Jobes, 297]
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The witch's cats love their broomsticks The witches love flying with them too And if we fly on butterfly brooms Then the poor black cats will end up doomed
64% of people who have owned a black cat have had a near death experience and lived to tell about it (vs.
Ciel added: "Owning a black cat can be very empowering for modern witches.
Last night, Elaine, 81, of Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham said: "She's a lovely cat and we just can't understand why anyone wouldn't love her - or any other black cat for that matter.
First place went to Twitch, a rescued black cat with special needs.
The Black Cats controlled the first half and almost went ahead when James McClean rattled the bar with a fierce drive in the before the break, but they soon took the lead after the half-time interval through Sebastian Larsson's free-kick.
Chris Osborne, branch co-ordinator said: "Fewer cats are being adopted from us, and there may be a tendency to see black cats as less unusual so people pick out the tabbies and the gingers which catch the eye.
It is harder to find an adoptive home for a black cat due to superstitions," said Allie Simone, executive director of the Worcester Animal Rescue League.
According to local reports, Figo deliberately killed a black cat that lived near the training ground with his car, believing it to be bringing bad luck to his team.
HAYWARDS HEATH, England, January 12 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Adopt a black cat and good fortune could come your way this year,' is the message from Cats Protection this New Year.
A local humane society placed a hold on black cat adoptions until after Halloween, the group said Monday.