A black cat is a domestic cat with black fur that may be a mixed or specific breed.
The Cat ... They viewed the black cat as a companion, or a familiar to witches.
Mar 19, 2010 ... Cat Familiar. The cat familiar is a companion to a witch, they are drawn together
as if by a magnet, each intuitively knowing they are meant to be ...
This cat was believed to be some form of demon or evil spirit in disguise, acting
as the witch's Familiar and aiding her in her spells. These days witches and cats
Jan 15, 2014 ... Requested by one of my viewers; this video is all about black cats. ... few
superstitions that surround them and their association with witchcraft.
Legends of cats and witchcraft have origins in ancient Egypt. The cat was revered
in ancient Egypt, condemned in the Middle ages, and has been credited for ...
Depending on your location, black cats can mean either good or bad luck.
Explore the mythology and lore about black cats, witches, and other superstitious
Oct 30, 2013 ... As chatter about nefarious witchcraft began to spread around Europe in the
sixteenth century, cats (particularly black ones) found themselves ...
Alley cats were often fed by poor, lonely old ladies, and when witch hysteria
struck Europe, and many of these homeless women were accused of practicing ...
Oct 21, 2015 ... The popularity of cats at Halloween has everything to do with their association
with witches, but how did this begin? We explore this pairing in ...
It wasn't until the Middle-Ages when the European church began accusing
people of witchcraft that cats began to fall out of favor in folklore and tradition.