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Copyright 2010 TiffanyAnn.

I'm a cat person, actually, I'm a dog person as well but for the time being we only have cats. One of my Cats is black (pictured above)and his name is Oreo, although I took a rather spooky picture of him, he is really the sweetest kitty! James often jokes with me that I create kitty/dog hybrids because all my cats have been very lovey and co-dependent! They don't display the normal aloof attitude that most people associate with cats! Out of curiosity I looked up some "black cat" superstitions and believe it or not most of the superstitions refer to Black Cats as good luck!

-Black cats aren't bad luck everywhere. In the English Midlands, a black cat as a wedding present is thought to bring good luck to the bride.

-In Britain, on the Yorkshire coast, wives of fishermen believe that their menfolk will return safely if a black cat is kept in the house.

-A black cat in the audience on opening night portends a successful play.

-In the south of France, black cats are referred to as "matagots" or "magician cats." According to local superstition, they bring good luck to owners who feed them well and treat them with the respect they deserve.

-A black cat crossing one's path by moonlight means death in an epidemic. ~Irish superstition

-Dread of cats, especially black cats, first arose in Europe in the Middle Ages, particularly in England. The cat's characteristic independence, willfulness, and stealth, coupled with its sudden overpopulation in major cities, contributed to its fall from grace. Alley cats were often fed by poor, lonely old ladies, and when witch hysteria struck Europe, and many of these homeless women were accused of practicing black magic, their cat companions (especially black ones) were deemed guilty of witchery by association.

I found those "Black Cat" superstitions to be entertaining!

Today is the last day of Fall Fashion Week and although i've had a blast going through my closest and really paying attention to what I wear and meeting wonderful new bloggers, I'm ready to post some pictures that DON"T include me in them! HA! Its been a blast and I'm sending out a HUGE "Thank You" to Emery for doing a fabulous job of hosting this event for us! Also, much love to everyone that participated, I was especially impressed with all the comment love that was happening on everyone's sites!

My Sunday outfit was nothing special, it was a hoodie and jeans type of day and I didn't even get a full outfit image to share. Also, I look really tired in this image because I'm really tired in this image! Again, thank you for all the wonderful comments and fashion inspiration!

Copyright 2010 TiffanyAnn.

2 comments

Laura said...

We have a black cat in our neighborhood and Andrew calls him the "good luck kitty" because I've always said black cats were GOOD luck. I also call him the Halloween cat. Black cats are so cool!! Love you!

Em-Jae said...

My bff has a black cat named Peekaboo. He's the cutest little kitty ever, but he's also the most skittish. He's always hiding. You're lucky if you catch a glimpse of him!

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