Wednesday 17 August 2011

Festival of the Week: Black Cat Day

Where would a witch be without her cat? My two cats may not fly with me on a broomstick, or even help much in my spellcraft, but they are great companions.

I originally got them from a rescue centre, where they had been taken as kittens after being found in a cardboard box on a rubbish dump.

Unfortunately, black cats - traditional witches' cats - are often the last to be adopted from rescue centres because people consider them unlucky.

To remedy this situation, cat-lovers have set up a facebook page called For the Love of Black Cats; "to bring awareness to the world about the joy of living with a black cat, to dispel myths about black cats, and to help black cats across the globe get out of shelters alive. Please join and help black cats everywhere!"

And today, 17 August, is Black Cat Appreciation Day. I am very happy to name this the Bad Witch's Festival of the Week.

So make a big fuss of a black cat today and maybe consider donating to a charity that rehomes cats, such as Battersea Dogs & Cats Home or Cats Protection.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

also consider donating too or adopting from here

this animal rescue centre gets over looked by more well known charities i feel. xx