When it comes to the matter of black cat, normally we people com three steps back. There is a negative myth prevailing around the world that black cat is unlucky. But if you are an animal lover, you might be thinking that how is it possible. Actually there is nothing so bad about these amazing creatures. Each and everything we believe are created by us and believed by us as superstitions. But from the other side if you look at the beauty of black cat, you will be mesmerized. There are no other words or cause of opposing this matter.
From centuries, it is believed by the humans that black cat is somehow a symbol of bad luck. If you peek into the history, Egyptians worshipped cats and killing cats at that time was really a great crime. Egyptians regarded felines as the goddess of protection. But this superstition actually started from the Europeans long long years ago that black cat was actually a symbol of bad luck. From the mid fourteenth century the association of bad luck and black cat started. Black cat was regarded as the associates of devils but nothing logical is known about it. Everything we listen is just a perception and nothing else. But the bad luck was really for the felines; they got engaged with the witchcrafts unknowingly and became a part of black magic.
The age of witchcrafts was very amazing. Witchcrafts started spreading all around the Europe in the Sixteenth century. Unfortunately, they made black cat their companions. Later from companions, these innocent felines became familiar with them. And as a result the whole society started believing that black cat was also unlucky as the crazy witchcrafts. But from that time, they were stamped as such an awkward symbol.
But amazingly, in some parts of the world, still black cat is regarded as a symbol of good luck. One great example is some parts of the Great Britain. Even it is seen that people of these places gift black cat to their close ones. Even the sailor’s communities have a great fascination towards black felines. They think that black cat is a good luck power and carry them on boards. Some sailors even keep black cat at ships as well as their home for double fortune. Japanese people honor black cat in their society and mainly seen as companions of single women in the society which helps them to find ideal partner for the future. Again in Russia all types of cats are viewed as lucky symbol for centuries
If we speak scientifically, in some cats the black pigmentation is not limited. Hence they get solid black color all over their body. But mostly the black are spotted with golden eyes which looks very attractive. These golden eyes are caused due to the presence of high melanin pigments in their bodies. But it is seen that the Bombay breed is the most famous cat breed in the world as they look very classic.
But with the presence of all these controversies, still black cats are one of the most demanding creatures in the world. Amazingly they are not only fascinated by the animal lovers, they are now widely accepted by the whole society. In some parts of the world black cat is also admired as an iconic creature. There are portrayed in various symbols. And nowadays, Aug 17th is celebrated as Black Cat Appreciation day around the world. So here now you can spend some time viewing beautiful as well as classic pictures of black cats.