. The folklore surrounding black cats varies from culture to culture. The Scots
believe that ...
There are many superstitions associated with cats, partly because the cat has
lived alongside humans for many millennia. The cat was worshipped in Egypt
Sep 10, 2010 ... Today I found out the origin of superstitions surrounding black cats including why
a black cat crossing your path is considered bad luck.
The facts and folklore behind Black Cat superstitions. by S.E. Schlosser. Black
Cats weren't always considered bad luck. In early Egyptian times, dating back as
In the Western culture, black cats
have taken a bad rap as " witches familiars ," which has carried through since the middle ages in Europe and the Salem Trials in Massachusetts in 1692.
Most readers are familiar old saw about a black cat
crossing your path bringing ba... More »
Cat Superstitions. Black Cat Superstitions. As superstitions go, fear of a black cat
crossing one's path is of relatively recent origin. It is also entirely antithetical to ...
Jan 16, 2016 ... Just like that you decided to risk getting a good soak rather than let the black cat
cross your path, succumbing to an old superstition rooted in ...
Feb 18, 2015 ... Often, when a black cat crosses your path, you think that you'll have bad ...
However, superstitions depend on the family you are from, as some ...
May 13, 2011 ... Black cat crossing! 13 common superstitions. Find out what's so unlucky about
opening an umbrella indoors and why you shouldn't walk under ...
Oct 30, 2013 ... Superstitious gamblers also adhere to the cross-path bad news brigade—if a
black cat crosses a gambler's path while they are heading out to ...