"A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere." ~ Groucho Marx
Did you know that a black cat is the least likely to get adopted from a shelter, simply based on its color? Fables and superstitions have created bad press about these absolutely fabulous felines. If you are doubtful about adopting a black cat, go down to your local shelter and see one of these amazing cats for yourself. If you need a little more incentive, please check out this website: http://bit.ly/1aBWLGW
*Pure black cats are uncommon; most have a few white hairs on their body.
*When two black cats mate, the kittens are either black or blue in color.
*In ancient Egypt, killing a black cat was punishable by death.
*Fisherman's wives kept black cats for luck when their husbands went to sea.
(Fun Facts courtesy of Cat Fancy, October 2013)