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Keep black cats safe around Halloween

My KittiesDue to silly superstitions about black cats being bad luck or witches in disguise or friends of witches, Halloween is a dangerous time for black cats. Although Mr Knightley is a tuxedo-patterned cat with patches of white, I’ve wondered whether his blackness would ever be a threat to his safety.

Unfortunately today, two days before Halloween, my concern was realized. It wasn’t even nighttime yet… it was the afternoon. I was in the living room when I heard kids outside my bedroom window shouting, “black cat!”. They pounded the window. I was too scared to go into the bedroom, so I lured my cats out of the bedroom by shaking their can of treats. Fortunately, Mr Knightley and Mr Darcy were not too distracted by the kids to run out to the living room.
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