Want a black cat necklace? Click on the link to buy the above Sterling Silver White and Treated Black Diamond Cat Pendant with 18 inch chain.
There can see a lot of necklaces with black cats if you search North American Amazon:
The fact that these necklaces are popular yet the black cat itself is the least likely to be re-homed from a cat rescue center or shelter and that black cats are or were synonymous with cults and superstitious beliefs is interesting.
There is a firework manufacturer called Black Cat Fireworks in the USA. That conjures up the night. And black cats were witches familiars. There is a pile of superstition surrounding the black cat. In some countries or places it is good luck if a black cat walks in front of you, yet it has the opposite meaning elsewhere. Mad.
For those interested in a bit of science I touch on the genetics behind this type of cat coat on this page: Black Cats (new window).
Here’s my all black cat, Charlie, sticking his tongue out at me – rude thing he is..:
In the wild, the classic spotted tabby wildcat coat sometimes turns to black with very faint ghost marking/pattern. These are melanistic cats. See a melanistic Chausie and Jungle cat (a wildcat). The classic melanistic wildcat is the “black panther”. This phrase is a layman’s term for the jaguar or leopard that has a black coat: Black Panther Pictures.
A well known example by now is an F4 Savannah cat at A1 Savannahs: Melanistic F4 Savannah Cat. Here she is below….