Cats. We Love ‘em! Cute, cuddly, intelligent and independent, they are part of the family for millions of us. However we all know about their reputation for dabbling in the darker side.

Since the Middle Ages cats have been associated with witchcraft and demons, kept by witches as familiarsthose hellish imps that took the forms of animals to assist witches in their evil deeds”. Sounds pretty metal! Even today, some of these these stereotypes have survived. You've probably heard the one about black cats bringing bad luck, right?

Black Metal Cats is a Twitter account that celebrates the inherent doom that our feline friends possess. Bored Panda has compiled our favourite tweets from the account, perfectly pairing dark, black metal lyrics with brooding pictures of cats that hilariously capture the mood. Best viewed with slow, heavy metal music playing in the background.

Which one is your favourite? Let us know in the comments below!

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Melody Lanzatella 2 years ago

OMG!!! YES!! YES!!! This ENTIRE post has MADE MY DAY!! I LOVE IT! THANK YOU Greta J!!!!

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Melody Lanzatella 2 years ago

OOOH!!! Just THE BEST one! He is the "Master of the Daily Rites and Sacrifices"!

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cat woman 2 years ago

you are right ,baby!!

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Melody Lanzatella 2 years ago

Its killin me!!! LMAO!!!

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Melody Lanzatella 2 years ago

ANON! COME!! All ye who would taste of the mayhem and death!!!

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Super Cat 2 years ago

Deal with it .

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Harvey Tydeman 2 years ago

arghhh!! my heads on fire!! put it out!!!

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Lara B. 2 years ago

That's the really evil equivalent to Alfred Hitchcock's "Birds".

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Super Cat 2 years ago

Not again .... ( HEEEEEEY CINDY WHY ARE THERE SO MANY PHOTOS OF YOU !!? THIS WAS SUPPOSED TO BE DONE AS A SEEEEEEEEEEEEECRET !

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Melody Lanzatella 2 years ago

Vengeance WILL be mine!!! MWAH-HA-HAAAA!!!

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Maverick rudometkin 2 years ago

it looks like the cat version of scar

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Bobbie Bee 2 years ago

Beautiful photo!

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Weim Central 2 years ago

The Marty Feldman of cats!

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Melody Lanzatella 2 years ago

Eat up troops! You will need all of your energy to assist in unleashing the CARNAGE!!!

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just a thought ! 2 years ago

He/she is KILLING that expression , and might as well kill me too...

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Melody Lanzatella 2 years ago

I CAN NOT....EEEEVEN RIGHT MEOW!!!! LOL

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Melody Lanzatella 2 years ago

Dark matter in life form!

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Melody Lanzatella 2 years ago

At first glance, he looks harmless...then, I looked closer at his EYES!! Insanity lurks within!

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Melody Lanzatella 2 years ago

Plotting...the plotting has begun...

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Yezid Puerto 2 years ago

woooaaaaaa one of the best!!!!

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Yezid Puerto 2 years ago

i almost can hear that cat singing it

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PawWings 2 years ago

that is one. mean. lion-cat. Such majesty !! *-*

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S Bagci 2 years ago

Now this sounds just like a cat !

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Yezid Puerto 2 years ago

spectacular........... hail black cats!!!!!

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Susan Gardner 2 years ago

OMG those colors

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Charlene Brickey 2 years ago

Hmmmm, never mind.

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Hope Floats 2 years ago

And I believe him..

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Melody Lanzatella 2 years ago

His eyes are....*gulp*...INTENSE!!

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It's Caturday 2.0 2 years ago

No way! That is a sweet angel

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Charlene Brickey 2 years ago

Nope, not happening on my watch.

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Charlene Brickey 2 years ago

Oh come on you believe me don't you?

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Melody Lanzatella 2 years ago

OUR TIME DRAWS NIGH!!!!

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Gillian Black 2 years ago

Lord Jesus I am iistening

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Weim Central 2 years ago

Damn they look judgy!

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Pavel Dana 2 years ago

Such a sweeeety...

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Charlene Brickey 2 years ago

Told you we would be back and Damn it's cold out here, please let us in.

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Izzy's Maid 2 years ago

I adore you, big fluffy Satan!

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yuni sihombing 2 years ago

sorry.. but i think those eyes to cute to curse rotten souls... :D...:D

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Weim Central 2 years ago

Those eyes are awesome

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Gillian Black 2 years ago

you are what, getting a dog I dont think so over my dead body

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Charlene Brickey 2 years ago

I'll get you my pretty.

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Rã Field 2 years ago

We smile to warn ‘you’ to back off!

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Gillian Black 2 years ago

Dont even think about it

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Charlene Brickey 2 years ago

Can't you tell I really need help here.

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yuni sihombing 2 years ago

beautiful

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Rã Field 2 years ago

I see right through your wishful thinking of my pressence.. you will continue to appease me when i want..

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Rã Field 2 years ago

I did not ask for this collar but perhaps it might work better for the human creature to know who is boss!

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Tracy Moorhead 2 years ago

I've been in many a battle!

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Gillian Black 2 years ago

do not mess with me I am having a bad fur day

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Gillian Black 2 years ago

oh I wov you really I do

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Rã Field 2 years ago

..& you actually believe you are smart, yet you still can’t read the windows into our dark souls..

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Gillian Black 2 years ago

I am a real hunter and I am on the prowl

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Gillian Black 2 years ago

here I come I have you in my sights slowly does it

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Copper Vyxen 2 years ago

"GAH!!! Mittens?! What did I say about using the flashlights to scare me!"

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Rã Field 2 years ago

Looking good is my speciality, especially after a good ordered fight..

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Gillian Black 2 years ago

I hate you I hate you I hate you did you get that I hate you

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Rã Field 2 years ago

Truth can be seen in the eyes.. only

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Rã Field 2 years ago

And the earth will praise all that are dark & strong..

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Rã Field 2 years ago

..you do know i am waiting for the right time..

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Sarah Ngakaari Hammond 2 years ago

LOL

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Tracy Moorhead 2 years ago

Throw me out in the snow...I know where you sleep!!

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Paul Gettle (radwolf76) 2 years ago

Ok, I was not expecting Lil' Bub to show up in this.

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Tracy Moorhead 2 years ago

Wait...I remember, my food bowl!!

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Tracy Moorhead 2 years ago

Beautiful Cat!!

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Gillian Black 2 years ago

we are the twins so take on one you will have a fight on your hands or paws

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Rã Field 2 years ago

The ‘so called evil’ is keeping control by accurate movements,& watches always the greater evil.. The human creature!

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Rã Field 2 years ago

How dare they... they’ will pay!

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