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It's time to stop believing these black cat myths right now

Whitney Coy is a freelance writer and editor based in Columbus, OH, where she lives with her husband and two daughters. She writes frequently for SheKnows, as well as several other websites. She writes on topics including parenting, pets...

Black cats don't deserve the bad rap they've been given

When you see an adorable black kitten, your instinct is probably to pick it up and snuggle. But some superstitious people have been known to run the other way in fear.

Once upon a time, black cats were feared and avoided at all costs. The myths that fueled those fears have long been forgotten or ignored, but the stigma attached to them still gives black cats a bad rap they just don't deserve.

The next time you see a black cat, give it some extra cuddles. We promise it won't bring you any bad luck.

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