do you believe that black cats bring bad luck?

Romania
January 3, 2007 6:39pm CST
As for me ... I don't believe that black cats bring bad luck. I think this is just an old superstition
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@annieroos (1846)
• United States
4 Jan 07
no i don't believe that.. its all superstition.. I have a black cat his name is Midnite.. And one thing i learned did you know there really isnt such a thing as a black cat.. Just really really dark brown that it looks black.. I never noticed that before.. my black cat.. when the sun is hitting him.. he has a brownish tint to him. but normally he just looks black.. just a little info.. that i learned.. about black cats.. But they are not bad luck i don't think.. If anything maybe good luck.. ?
• Romania
4 Jan 07
I believe Midnight is such a great name for a cat. I called mine Gremlin
@samsonskola (3357)
• United States
4 Jan 07
Of course not! Some of my best friends have been black cats and they have been wonderful creatures and have taught me a lot. Most superstitions are just made from coincidences where somthing bad happened, and all of a sudden it's bad luck. Black cats are great!
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• Romania
4 Jan 07
Thank you for your answer. black cats are very sweet indead
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@mayammb (1818)
• Australia
4 Jan 07
yes i believe to some extent.
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• Romania
4 Jan 07
you can't be serious
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@cr1st1nel (3567)
• Romania
4 Jan 07
This is an old superstition as you said but the people believe in it. There are many superstitions about black cats which cross your way before it is said too to bring bad luck. Me personally i believe those superstitions and i try to not encounter a black cat in my way. Good luck!
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@rosie_123 (6118)
4 Jan 07
Here in the UK the supestitiion is that black cats bring good luck! If a black cat crosses your path it is meant to bring you good fortune and monetary wealth. However, there is a superstition here that white cats bring bad luck. Personally I donlt believe any of it! I used to have a beautiful black cat - my best friend has a pure white one - and I now have 5 cats including a black and white one! Cats are cats whatever their colour - they are all beautiful in my opinion!
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• Romania
4 Jan 07
I didn't know that in UK white cats are considered to bring bad luck. Thank you for this information Rosie
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@cristi20 (2139)
• Romania
4 Jan 07
superstitions over other similar tail cats stories like this...i don't believe in this....many black cats crossed my way and without any repercusitions..have a nice day dear!
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• Romania
4 Jan 07
One black cat sleeps in my bad and nothing happened :P
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@irisheyes (4373)
• United States
4 Jan 07
No absoltely not. When I was a kid I always had to have a black cat because I thought they were lucky and beautiful. Now I like all kinds of cats. They say black cats are common and they were not hard to come by when I was a child but for some reason, there rare where I live now.
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@amit_sood (168)
• India
4 Jan 07
i also not believing that but some time obeying the words of our forefather that they says that it is very bad for us so i am believing this all things
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• Canada
4 Jan 07
No. I love black cats. I love cats of any colour!!!
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• United States
4 Jan 07
No, black cats don't bring bad luck. Bad luck is just that-bad luck. Cats have nothing to do with it. It's one of those old superstition tales.
@chalmette69 (3011)
• United States
4 Jan 07
No, I have owned black cats before and they have never brought me bad luck, I think though if you believe in something enough it can come true, it all depends on if you really want to believe it.
@gloria777 (1678)
• India
4 Jan 07
Yes, ofcourse it is superstition. No creatures can bring luck to our life, but the Creator
@classy56 (2883)
• United States
4 Jan 07
i have a big solid black cat.had him for yrs an no they are not bad luck.but he is mean
@Yanguang (21)
• Singapore
4 Jan 07
I don't believe in it.Why? Simply because I have had black cats cross my path all the time( then I pet them =) ),and so far, I don't seem to suffer bad luck from it.Not even coincidences. In fact, sometimes I run into a little luck after meeting one of these little fellows.
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• Romania
4 Jan 07
Thank you for answering my question
• Singapore
4 Jan 07
If it helps =). If you really have doubts about superstitions and the lot, it's simple. Simply test them out for a try ,to see if they are actually true. Break a mirror and suffer seven years of bad luck? Unlikely. Walk under an open ladder? Well, the most the guy on top might accidently fall on you. Most of them are untrue, but have been popularised by the word of mouth through many years, so much so that they become part of tradition,somewhat, much like urban myths.
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@scorpius (1793)
• India
5 Jan 07
black cat - black cat
frankly i agree with you totally.i think that black cats have been insulted like this by us for a very long time.i do not think that black cats bring bad luck or anything like that!chk out the links! http://www.petcaretips.net/black_cat_luck.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_cat http://www.csicop.org/superstition/library/blackcat.html
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• Romania
5 Jan 07
Thank you for the links
@xphile777 (428)
• United States
7 Jan 07
I have wonderful "luck" and I own 2 black cats. It proves that superstitions are utter nonsense.
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• United States
7 Jan 07
no, i do not think black cats bring bad luck. i have been around black cats for years. my folks have them, i have them, my friends have them. nothing unlucky about a black cat
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@Geminigirl (1909)
• United States
7 Jan 07
I think that black cats bring good luck and lots of it! I have always had solid black or black and white cats since I was young. They all have been fabulous and I feel blessed. This feeling is definitely an old superstition.
@Tanika (632)
• Australia
6 Jan 07
the first cat i ever had was a black one and i do not beleive they bring bad luck. I did notice though that alot of people who came to see us were superstitious about her. I think that you attract your luck, so if your constantly thinking that seeing a black cat for instance is bad luck then your prolly gonna have bad luck because the thought was in the back of your mind.
• United States
5 Jan 07
No I don not believe black cats give bad luck. To me I think opposite! Black cats are beautiful, black is also my favorite color! I don't know where that supersition came about. I think more of the witch delemia and witches are known to have black cats... But I don't care. Im not supersitious.
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@srang18 (19)
• India
5 Jan 07
the are sooooo lovely!! no way they bring bad luck!!
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