We are big fans of black cats here at Adafruit (well, all cats really), which means we’re always down to dabble in a bit of cat history. YouTube cat expert Jackson Galaxy explores why black cats have various prejorative assocations and how (surprise, surprise) these associations have more to do with human historical context than with the actual cats themselves. Check out the full video here, where Jackson Galaxy digs deep, starting all the way back in the days where Celtic mythology was very much alive.
It’s true – black cats have been truly vilified throughout our history, from mythology to being burned at the stake as witches to… well every superstition you can think of. I’ll take you through the journey of finding out…are black cats bad luck?
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