black cats

10 Reasons to Adopt a Black Cat on Black Cat Appreciation Day!

Aug 15 2016

 Adoptable cat, Capellini. Black Cat Appreciation Day is Wed., Aug. 17! To celebrate, we’re offering a one-day adoption special! Stop by Animal Friends on Wed., Aug. 17 to adopt one of our many beautiful black cats ages 2 and up and …

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Black Cats ARE Lucky: Zelda

Jun 12 2014

By: Jeff Geissler It was supposed to be a lighthearted story about black cats and why they’re such a part of Halloween folklore. But the story soon grew serious, and I ended up writing the article more as a warning …

Posted in adopt a cat month, black cats, By Jeff Geissler, cat, cats

Black Cats Can Be Good Luck Too!

Jul 02 2012

Guest Blogger: Terry Kuehner To close out a great month of kitten and kitten adoptions, volunteer Terry Kuehner writes about a few of our feline residents that often get overlooked in shelter situations.  Happy Smitten Season everyone!  In Great Britain …

Posted in adopt, black cats, By Terry Kuehner, cat, kitten season

Zapper Finally Let His Guard Down! …and Found a Forever Home

Jan 12 2012

By Siri Espy, Animal Friends’ Communications Team Zapper arrived at Animal Friends nearly two years ago, completely terrified. Rescued along with dozens of other cats from a hoarding situation, he hissed, swatted and threatened to bite when approached. While some …

Posted in black cats, By Siri Espy, Happy Tails

Wizard the cat needs a home!

Jan 04 2012

Wizard…a magical name for a seemingly ordinary black cat! But wait… he’s a bob-tail…and not ordinary at all! His rich, dense coat has an undercolor of sable brown, which can only be seen under bright lights. Take this calm and …

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“We’re in this for the long haul.” Adopters grant a second chance to rescued cats!

Dec 01 2011

Wyvern and Windchime By Siri Espy, Animal Friends’ Communications TeamLast Saturday, a young couple came to Animal Friends to adopt a new companion for their eight year-old cat, who was lonely after her buddy passed away. They had heard about …

Posted in black cats, By Siri Espy, Carrick Cat Rescue, cats, Happy Tails

Keep your pet safe this Halloween!

Oct 28 2011

Between ringing doorbells, scary disguises and easy access to candy, Halloween can be a scary and dangerous time for pets. Animal Friends offers tips to keep pets safe and healthy during the Halloween season: During the trick-or-treat hours, safely confine …

Posted in black cats, Halloween, safety