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Black Cats

Here's What You Need To Know About 'Black Dog Syndrome'

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.10.2015 | Good News

Turns out black dogs may not be as unlucky as we thought. "Black dog syndrome" describes the ruff time that dark-colored doggies are thought to have ...

We're Lucky To Have This History Of Black Cat Superstition

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.30.2015 | Weird News

When it's Halloween time, black cats could sure use a break. The association between dark felines and evil -- yes, we know it's bunk -- plays ...

Black Cats and Halloween

Ken White | Posted 10.26.2015 | San Francisco
Ken White

The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA (PHS/SPCA) is not placing a moratorium on black cat adoptions like some shelters across the country do in the da...

This Fantastically Enormous Feline Will Inspire You To Adopt A Black Cat Of Your Own

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 09.02.2015 | Good News

It's not just that Nero the cat is very large. Though at 25 pounds, he certainly is a substantial animal. Nero's impressive physicality is a...

WATCH: Kitten Sleeping In A 'Cherry Pie' Is Adorably Delectable

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.04.2014 | Good News

There are few things in life that will be as sweet as this cutie pie. In a video uploaded to YouTube, you'll see a plush cherry pie. When the "cru...

These Lovable Black Rescue Cats Will Make You Leave Your Superstitions Behind

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.16.2014 | Good News

It's said that a black cat crossing your path will lead to bad luck, but for these roommates, their two kitties brought them nothing but fortune. ...

The Mystical Magical Pendulum (That Loves Making Football Picks)

David Juskow | Posted 12.01.2014 | Weird News
David Juskow

My friend Irene has told me for years that she has a magical mysterious pendulum that picks football games. I laughed at her stupidity forever UNTIL I came face to face with the magical pendulum the entire month of September.

These Pets Are Often Overlooked For Being 'Less Adoptable,' But Really Just Need Some TLC

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.23.2014 | Good News

Pets come in all shapes and sizes with their own unique quirks. While many furry friends are adopted as happy additions to loving families, there are ...

LOOK: The Sad Reason Black Cats Really Are Unlucky

Posted 11.11.2013 | Weird News

Black cats have such a hard time getting adopted that some shelters offer reduced adoption prices or free spaying and neutering. Infographic by ...

Kitten Stuck in a Drain Pipe for Nine Hours; Walks Away Unscathed

The Pet Collective | Posted 12.12.2013 | Green
The Pet Collective

It all started with a kitten's mews. It was 3:00 p.m. in August at the Westfield Promenade Mall in Woodland Hills, Calif. Summer shoppers were looking for deals, when a host from Margianno's, an Italian restaurant, heard the unmistakable sound of a kitten mewing.

I'm Getting Off at the 13th Floor

John Blumenthal | Posted 09.21.2013 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Step on a sidewalk crack and your mother will immediately sustain a spinal injury? Yeah, that happens all the time. How come Dad gets away scot-free?

PHOTOS: Local Pets Up For Adoption -- Halloween Edition!

Posted 10.29.2012 | Chicago

Thanks to urban legends and superstitions surrounding their being "unlucky," black cats are less likely to be adopted from animal shelters than many o...

7 Wedding Superstitions That Will Weird You Out

Posted 07.13.2012 | Weddings

Making it to your wedding day takes a lot of planning and a little luck. When you finally do get to the Big Day, the last thing you want is to brin...

15 Crazy Superstitions People Used To Believe

Tru TV | David Moye | Posted 12.10.2011 | Weird News

Back in the old days (you know, the 1990s), science, medicine and technology were in their infancy and most people had no explanation for why bad thin...

The Origins Of 13 Weird Superstitions

AOL News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

We're surrounded by superstitions every day -- don't walk under a ladder, don't step on a crack, avoid black cats -- but where do these beliefs come f...