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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...