A 2002 study in the Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science that examined adoption rates over nine months in a California pound found that black cats were about half as likely to be adopted as tabby cats and two-thirds less likely than white cats. But for cats in general, the odds are not good: of the approximately 3,000 cats of all colors offered for adoption during that time, only around 600, or 20 percent, found homes. Those remaining were euthanized.
Black cats often get overlooked, help us find homes for all our black cats, AniMeals has many black kitties that have been passed on by . . . Read below for some great reasons to adopt a kitty just like Bo.
10. You’ll save $$ on their Halloween costumes.
9. You can always find them in the snow.
8. Holding a black cat is very slimming.
7. Black cats will match any decor.
6. A lint brush isn’t required for a black-tie affair.
5. When you love a black cat, luck is on your side.
4. Black cats are like onyx, a beautiful gem.
3. Hey, they don’t care what color you are!
2. Love knows no color.
And the number one reason to adopt a black cat…
1. They are the least likely to be adopted.
8 thoughts on “Black Cat Fever”
That is so hard to believe because they are so beautiful…is it that people are superstitious?
There is a stigma associated with black cats and
a lot of people are afraid bad things will happen.
This is all hooey!!!!! In my lifetime I have had the
lovely sweet companionship of four sleek black cats.
I have the feeling our new adoptee little Anakin was
left to fend for himself near the woods is because he
is a black colored cat. Black cats are wonderful and
next time you’re adopting a cat Please pick a black cat
because the cat will be an an amazing friend for life.
Our mom heard about the plight of black cats back when she was looking to adopt another kitty. Because of this, she made sure she adopted a black cat. And thus, Ernie became an Island Cat.
What a sweetie Bo is! I hope he gets adopted soon! It’s hard to understand why, in this day and age, that there are still people who are superstitious about a black cat!
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I hope Bo gets adpoted soon. It is sad to see that people are so superstitious about black cats.
Yes indeed . . . . we still have lots left! They are getting adopted slowly but surely.
Wow lovely cat…