18th August 2018
Black Cat Appreciation Day
Because of superstitious beliefs in some cultures, black cats are sometimes associated with bad luck and, sadly, are more likely to be put to sleep or wait a long time to be adopted from shelters. Black Cat Appreciation Day was launched to show people that a black cat could be the perfect cat for them, and help raise awareness about black cats in general.
If you’ve been looking for a rescue cat yourself, why not consider a black cat? Not only are the superstitions about them bringing bad luck completely untrue, but you might find a black cat to be a fantastic feline companion for you!
On Black Cat Appreciation Day, a fun way to celebrate, if you own a black cat, is to take photos with your pet to share and spread awareness about the day on our Maxim Facebook page #maximcats
The SSPCA have also offered an exclusive visit for anyone at Maxim or Eurocentral to visit the rehoming centre in Hamilton. (book your space by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org).