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Lucky Black Cats

Our black cat Poppy, who was named after Jamie Oliver's daughter Poppy Honey, has not been bad luck. Well, except for those who visit us. She hates visitors.

A happy belated Black Cat Appreciation Day, which was Wednesday. As usual, I’m a day late and a dollar short on the greeting, but better late than never.

And here’s one for the Bizarro World files: Black cats, which are traditionally bad luck in the US, are good luck in the UK. People actually seek them out and want to adopt them. It’s actually the white cats that are bad luck in the UK. Welcome to reverso-world.

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Posted on 18, August 2011, in Culture and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Yes, I have heard about black cats being considered lucky in United Kingdom and that is absolutely correct. Thanks for sharing and what a cute kitty.

  2. Say hi to Scarface claw! 😉

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