Black cats are a popular sign of October and Halloween. But did you know that black cats are only half as likely to get adopted as cats of other colors, according to blackcatrescue.com?
These 13 Boston-area cat owners tell us why they love their black cats. You’ll learn what it’s like to be a black cat in Salem during October, discover the perils of being a black cat around the superstitious, meet black cats named after local sports stars (go Red Sox!), read heartwarming stories of black cat rescues, and find out where black cats are actually considered lucky.