Black Cat Awareness

Here at The Stubbington Ark we love black cats but we understand that people associate them with a lot of negative things. In this blog we wanted to highlight a few amazing facts about black cats!


People in medieval times linked black cats with women they believed to be witches. This is why they’re seen as a Halloween symbol!


Due to factors such a superstition, black cats take 50% longer to rehome compared to other types of cat.


Their fur is black due to a genetic mutation and because of this black cats can resist some diseases.


In places such as Japan, black cats are seen as a good luck charm for a single woman’s love life!


Whilst there are 22 types of black cat, Bombay cats are the only truly fully black cat breed.

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