Black cats appear in folklore worldwide, from being OMENs in Europe to representing prosperity in Asia.
True black coats are rare - most "black" cats are a very dark brown. Truly black cats result from a gene mutation
Black cats are often associated with bad luck due to superstitions that arose during the Middle Ages.
Black cats are thought to have distinctive personalities - bold, adventurous and outgoing.
Sadly, black cats have the lowest adoption rates in shelters due to superstition.
The Bombay breed mimics black cats' sleek look and endearing personalities. They're playfully affectionate and make great family pets.
From Salem of "Sabrina" to Binx in "Hocus Pocus", black cats are icons. Real-life famous black cats include Karl Lagerfeld's Choupette.