My name is Bruce, and I am a cat. While my fellow felines spend their days lazing around and looking cute, I am doing lifesaving work. In fact, I’m in the process of saving one life in particular: my mom’s.
MYTH #4: BLACK CATS LACK PERSONALITY
In a University of California, Berkeley study that examined how cat color influences adoption rates, they found people were more likely to assign positive personality traits to orange and bi-colored cats. In contrast, black, white, and tri-colored cats were perceived as being more antisocial and aloof. This is another super-misleading myth, as anyone who has or has had, or even known a black cat can tell you!
MYTH #3: IT'S IMPOSSIBLE TO GET GOOD PHOTOS OF BLACK CATS
ith the popularity of social media in recent years, it’s understandable people want to capture special moments of themselves with their pet and share them with friends and family. While it’s true a few extra considerations are needed when photographing black cats, it isn’t impossible to get a good photo of one - even when using your phone’s camera. There are just a few things you need to keep in mind:
MYTH #2: BLACK CATS ARE MORE AGGRESSIVE THAN OTHER CATS
As Black Cat Awareness Month continues, we’re doing our part to help dispel common misconceptions about our ebony feline frinds. Be sure to check out our first installment and show some extra love to the black cats in your life all throughout the month of October!