Black cat looking at the camera, Majorca, Spain
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39 Of The Best Names For Black Cats [PICTURES]

Do you have a black cat? Are you looking for the perfect name for your dark kitty friend?

We believe black cats are beautiful and very lucky indeed! Black cats are less likely to be adopted so please consider adopting one from your local shelter.

In fact, October is Black Cat Awareness Month, so help spread the word about black cats and dispel some of the myths that keep them from finding forever homes!

Here are the best names for black cats complete with beautiful pictures!

39 Best Names For Black Cats

Did you know that sailors used to take cats on long voyages to keep the mouse population under control, and that black cats were considered particularly lucky on a sea voyage?

Black cats have quite a history in the world’s folklore. We’re all familiar with the old story that a black cat crossing your path can bring bad luck. But there are plenty of legends about the good luck black cats bring, too! Here are a few positive black cat myths:

  • Dreaming of a black cat is lucky.
  • Finding a white hair on a black cat brings good luck.
  • In parts of Asia and the United Kingdom, a black cat is considered lucky.

You might also be interested to know that there is no one particular black cat breed. As a matter of fact, 22 different breeds of cat can have black fur!

Do you have a black cat at home? Which black cat name is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!

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