These Interesting And Fun Facts About Black Cats Will Blow Your Mind
As we all know, black cats have a bad reputation and a stigma around their fur color for actually very stupid reasons! There used to be people thinking they were evil and some people still believe so! Some shelters don't even allow adoptions of black cats during Halloween time since some people adopt them as a joke, mistreat the cat, or even worse. However, black cats are just kitties that happen to have a darker fur color. They are just as sweet and they also have those adorable toe beans like all the other cats. Please don't be scared of these adorable furballs as they deserve and need love and attention just like any other cat.
Not all black cats are actually solid black
1-Sounds pretty incredible, right? But turns out that some cats you might have thought of as black before are in fact several colors. You may wonder how. To be honest, black cats are actually tabbies whose fur patterns have been suppressed by a recessive gene. So it is possible to see their fur patterns in some lighting situations if they aren't suppressed completely.
Black cats are not only one breed
2-Well, we need to say there are actually 22 breeds of cats that come out looking like they are all black. There is only one cat breed that's indeed exclusively black, however, the Bombay.
3-They can be male or female, but the population of males is definitely bigger and they tend to be born males.
They are pros when it comes to camouflaging
4-Thus, they are perfect hunters. Especially during the night, they have no problems blending in with their surroundings.
Almost all of them have the same eye color
5-Black cats have very high levels of melanin pigments, thus, almost all of them have green or golden eyes! They are all stunning, though!