Black Cats And Adoption

All cats need a good home. This article caught my attention as it relates to cat adoption. I wanted to share it with my readers.

Are people spooked by black cats? Darker felines sure seem to get the short end of the stick when it comes to adoption. Black cats stay in shelters longer and are more likely to be euthanized than their lighter-colored counterparts. Researchers at University of California at Berkeley conducted a study to find a link between cat color and people’s perception of cat personality. The findings were surprising: People do judge feline personalities by color, but don’t assess black cats negatively relative to other cats. Learn more.