May 3, 2011 10:09pm CST
Believe it or not, in the middle ages cats are considered associated with witches and often killed? In medieval times, cats are considered associated with witches and are often killed by fire and thrown from a high place. Some historians believe that the epidemic of Black Death or bubonic plague spread quickly in Europe during the 14th century was due to superstition. This is because the number of murders committed cat thereby increasing the population of mice that carry the bubonic plague?