The variety of black cats they have always been adored and feared alike. The color black has been associated in many cultures with death, negativity, in short, with everything bad, so animals that are of this color have had to pay dearly for the consequences of these superstitions.
To this day, they still have trouble finding a family. And it is curious, because those people who live with them, they do not stop repeating how wonderful it is to share life with a hairy black man. If you want to know more about these felines, here are the curiosities about black cats most amazing.
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Black cats and witches
In the Middle Ages there were customs and traditions that could not be changed. In fact, practically no one thought of doing it, and the brave few who did, faced the court of the Inquisition. In this period, it was believed that witches took the form of cats, and therefore should be eliminated. The number of domestic cats dropped drastically in these years.
Good luck symbol
In Victorian England, however, black cats were considered symbols of good luck. So much so that they could be found accompanying the sailors on their voyages to the high seas. In addition, they also represented protection and security in the home.
In Rome and Scotland they are also considered symbols of good luck. It's more, if they come across them or if they see him near their house, they will think that the future of his family is promising.
Black cat in court
King Charles I of England lived with one of these beautiful animals, and like any good caretaker, he provided him with everything he needed: food, water, affection, in short, a home to live in. But he was so afraid that something would happen to him that he had him monitored 24 hours a day. Finally, the animal died of old age ... precisely the same day that Oliver Cromwell's troops arrested him. It's funny, right?
And you, do you also have a black cat? 🙂
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