For most of the year, the black cat lives a life in the shadows, being shunned at adoption events and unceremoniously blamed for bad luck. Come the time of All Hallows’ Eve, though, this sleek feline gets a chance to shine in the moonlight glare and receive a brief moment of appreciation across the world.
In honor of the witching season, here’s a proud salute to seven of the best black cats you’ll find frolicking around the Internet.
Spot is a formerly feral black cat who lives it up in San Diego. Despite her Instagram bio claiming that she “takes life seriously,” she also seems to be a professional costume-wearer. Here she has become that most ghoulish of Halloween creatures — the fluffy bunny rabbit.
Based in Osaka in Japan, Azuki is a one-eyed, black kitty. Obviously, I’d never actually wish for a cat to only posses one eye, but isn’t there something brilliantly cartoonish about her look? She would be a shoe-in as a character in an animated Miyazaki flick.
More Japanese kitty connections: Here we have Guinness, a champion cat about whom I know very little other than that he apparently has a very sweet tooth. Gingerbread men, consider yourself warned.
What does it take to become an owl-cat? Frankly, I have no idea — and from perusing the self-proclaimed owl-cat Kooty’s Instagram account, I’m not entirely sure she does either, being that this Persian also holds aspirations to being both a “toothless dragon” and a soot sprite from a Studio Ghibli movie.
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Jamie and Mylow are a couple of twin black cats from out of Germany. That’s a double dose of toil and trouble for your Halloween kicks.
Sophie is an aspiring model cat who has become a hit on the social media scene. Marvel at her excellent poise and playful cowboy-mouse accessorizing.
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