Top Ten Reasons To Adopt A Black Cat

Tails of a Hill Country Pet Sitter you know that black cats have the lowest adoption rate and the highest euthanasia rate? Why? According to the ASPCA, “year-round, black cats are the least likely to get adopted in shelters across the U.S.” There’s no concrete answer as to why  — while some may believe black cats are bad luck, it’s equally as likely that black cats stand out less compared to their brightly-colored kitten counterparts, or that they are harder to see inside their kennels.  And for folks browsing the internet for pets, black cats don’t always show up in photographs as well as their lighter colored brethren. For whatever reason, black cats are statistically less likely to be adopted than more brightly colored felines. Black cats are also most often ignored by many rescue groups because they are so hard to place. These cats are often left waiting in pounds and shelters with hopes of finding a loving…

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