Black cats are thought to bring bad luck—but we think they’re absolutely adorable, ultra pettable, and cuddletastic. Not to mention utterly magnificent and, really, just tinier versions of noble panthers. That’s why Bored Panda compiled this mega-awesome super-duper massively-fluffy list of the cutest and funniest pictures of black cats.

There are plenty of superstitions surrounding black cats. Sadly, some of them are negative. For instance, in the Middle Ages, cats were thought to have a close link to black magic and witchcraft. In fact, these adorable cats were thought to be witches in disguise! This led to a lot of kitties ending up hurt as they were punished alongside witches in 13th century Europe and 17th century Massachusetts. Nowadays, black cats are still sometimes seen as symbols of the mystical. And what Halloween party is complete without someone dressing up as a cute cat or putting up a prop of a feline in a witch’s hat?

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Black Cat

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Ooh someone is ready to pounce. All feet are in danger!

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My Twin Black Cats That Like To Sleep Mirrored Did This Position Last Night

My twin black cats that like to sleep mirrored did this position last night

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1 year ago

They are adorable!

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My Black Cat Looks Like My White Cat’s Shadow

My black cat looks like my white cat’s shadow

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1 year ago

I hope his name is Peter...

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The other major superstition associates black cats with bad luck and, by extension, death. Once again, this belief has its roots in the Middle ages when it was thought that not only dark cat fur colors but any dark colored animals were linked with death.

In 16th-century Italy, for example, if a black cat were to lie down on someone’s sickbed, it was thought that death (or rather Death with a capital “D”) was about to pay them a visit.

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As I Look Into The Abyss, The Abyss Looks Into Me

As I look into the abyss, the abyss looks into me

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"Have you seen the pair of eyes I bought at the store?"

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In Most Western Cultures, Black Cats Are Considered A Bad Omen. But In Scottish Lore, The Arrival Of A Strange Black Cat Signifies Prosperity.

In most western cultures, these beautiful cats are considered a bad omen. But in Scottish lore, the arrival of a strange black cat signifies prosperity

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Hermione Granger
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1 year ago

Oh My Gosh! So cute!

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Black Cat

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"LOOK HOW LOUD WE CAN YELL!"

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In modern times, some of us still hang onto the belief that if a black cat crosses your path, you’ll be in for some bad luck. Similarly, a white cat crossing your path is said to bring good luck. But do you know what we think? We believe that a cute cat crossing your path is definitely great luck.

When we take a closer look at different cultures, we realize that they have different understandings of what encountering a black cat means. For instance, in ancient Egypt, darker cat colors were considered good luck, protected you from disease, and gave a boost to your fertility.

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Construction Workers Put High-Visual Jacket On Black Cat So It Doesn't Get Hurt

Construction workers put high-visual jacket on black pet cat so it doesn't get hurt

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1 year ago

You forgot a helmet

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#8

Her First Swedish Winter Came As Quite The Surprise!

Our silly cat wasn't prepared for her first Swedish winter!

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DforDorothy
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1 year ago (edited)

What a starry face! ☺️🌟

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#9

I Heard A Noise Coming From Under The Couch And This Is What I Saw When I Looked Down

I heard a noise coming from under the couch and this is what I saw when I looked down

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1 year ago

I think he also heard the noise.. you better check ..

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Meanwhile, in Japan, spotting a black cat means that you’ll have luck finding love. While seeing a cat on your porch or in your doorway implies that you’ll be prosperous soon. Similarly, in France, seeing a black cat meant that something magical was about to happen.

It’s great to know that not all superstitions are stereotypically negative. Especially considering how many black cats we’ve crammed into this list!

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Black Cat

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Hollie Houghton-Bullen
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1 year ago

Those eyes are stunning!!

Ian Martin
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1 year ago

I was going to say amazing!

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DC
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1 year ago

Blue eyes in a black cat ... rare ... nice!

Karen Dyer
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1 year ago

A first for me, I haven't until now seen blue eyes on a black cat, so beautiful

Sang Fe
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1 year ago

Ojos Azules, a rare spanish breed that can have any coat color but with the intense blue eyes.

hallowed demon
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1 year ago

here is the box you asked for my lord, and the catnip, tuna, yarn, glass bottles, table and other boxes

Jim Kang
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1 year ago

Look like eyes made of the purest ice. With the warmest heart.

SBW71
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1 year ago

Oh my god those eyes are gorgeous

Hayley Thomas
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1 year ago

The eyes are beautiful xxx

Danielle Renee
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1 year ago

wow! i haven't seen that eye color before

desert29rat
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1 year ago

Beautiful cat!

Living_Shadow
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1 year ago

Woah, those eyes are amazing

Sophia Ramsey
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8 months ago

o wow her eyes

Vinniegret
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1 year ago

I wonder if he is deaf?

maya P.K
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1 year ago

"I WILL STARE INTO YOURE SOUL..."

hunger games
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1 year ago

its very uncommon due to genetics but not impossible just because you haven't seen it @hobbitly doesn't mean it doesn't exist

Renee Ayotte
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1 year ago

Add a blue scarf and voila!

Brandy Grote
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1 year ago

How!!!?!

Aahzmandus Pervect
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1 year ago

That's definitely not the true blue color of this cat's eyes.

Emperor Kitten
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1 year ago

Why ever not?

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Maeve Valentine
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8 months ago

OMG!!! BEAUTIFUL!!! YOU'RE SO LUCKY!!

Diane Patrick
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1 year ago

Pity the hand is in he picture.

AMELIAH FOTSCH
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1 year ago

her eyes are gorgeus!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

AMALIE BONGINI-CULVER
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1 year ago

Beautiful eyes

Frances Green
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1 year ago

Gorgeous 😻😻😻

Marilyn Bojanowski
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1 year ago

God blessed this cat with beautiful planets for eyes <3

Robin Childers
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1 year ago

It's so beautiful it almost doesn't look real.

CR Harvey
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1 year ago

Love those eyes.

Carol Roeder
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1 year ago

You could hypnotize a person with those eyes!

Debrina Blackmoon
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1 year ago (edited)

@hobbitly-prove it, fucktard. like cats can't have unusual and a wide range of eye colors!

Pearl_TheRapperLOL
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1 year ago

Oh my god. I found the Oreo stash.

Christina Uhlir
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1 year ago

Talking about blue eyes.

Nancy Sloane
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1 year ago

Beautiful kitty!!

KT Trondsen
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1 year ago

Wow!

Belinda Crum
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1 year ago

If those are the real color of the eyes, then Wow! Beautiful.

TheDragonInTown
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1 year ago

I thought saw something...

Angry Duck
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1 year ago

That. Is. The. Most. Beautiful. Cat. I. Have. Ever. Seen.

Leslea Freeman
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1 year ago

OOOh he is pretty!!!

Jo B. Ventura Gurule
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1 year ago

Beautiful!

Kismutt
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1 year ago

I googled black cat with blue eyes and got a rare breed called Ojos Azules. Stunning cat!

Susann Campbell
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1 year ago

Wow. I wonder if the blue will light up blue in the dark.

Sharon Ward
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1 year ago

He'll never forget the reflection of that clear blue water!

sharron lynn parsons
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1 year ago

Have never seen blue eyes on black cat !!!

Susie Swearingen-Kamachi
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1 year ago

Beautiful eyes

Barbara Shield
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1 year ago

Such beautiful eyes, must have some siamese in them

Laura Crawley
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1 year ago

He can see my soul....

Susi Moffitt
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1 year ago

Blue eyes?!!! Siamese mix?

Viki Banaszak
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1 year ago

And he was black and blue all over

Barbara Vandewalle
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1 year ago

My current black cat has deep gold, but this striking

Seabeast
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1 year ago

Is this an Ojos Azule cat?

spharoe
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1 year ago

Oh! Oh 🤩

Aliya Clark
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1 year ago

he looks like a character from a book series i used to read.

Conalli Kauran
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1 year ago

Damn I am jealous of that cat 🐈

Donna McMahon
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1 year ago

Turquoise, beautiful!

Sasha Clark
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1 year ago

Cool!

Dave Chapman
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1 year ago

For those thinking this is photoshopped https://www.petmd.com/cat/slideshows/6-cat-breeds-blue-eyes

Merilyn Horton
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1 year ago

Turquoise beauty

Carmen Reyes-Alvarez
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1 year ago

Beautiful eyes

NomNomaSourus
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1 year ago

shiny~~

Ruth Dyke
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1 year ago

Stunning eyes!

weatherwitch
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1 year ago

Stunning eyes like the most beautiful gems 😍😍

Stacy B
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1 year ago

Gorgeous!!!

Salma Hernández
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1 year ago

Eyes like a pair of Sapphires

Scott Amundsen
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1 year ago

What BEAUTIFUL eyes!!

Claire Armstrong
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1 year ago

Now that is unusual! Beautiful

Jennifer Sacrison
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1 year ago

Those eyes!!!

Shinomi Chan
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1 year ago

Dang those are some pretty blues

Joanne Mcphillips
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1 year ago

Great photo shop

Dave Chapman
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1 year ago

Nope https://www.petmd.com/cat/slideshows/6-cat-breeds-blue-eyes

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Scott Lloyd
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1 year ago

the cat has seen some shit!

Debbie Palmer
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1 year ago

WOW!

Sonja Sundqvist
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1 year ago

Wowsa

Sevda Efe Boztepe
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1 year ago

😮😻

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Perfect Camouflage

Perfect camouflage

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Whalee Freedom
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1 year ago

Took me a bit to find 😂

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#12

Blep

Blep

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Nora
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1 year ago

Derp

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#13

It's Toothless!

It's Toothless!

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MagicalUnicorn
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1 year ago

oh my god, fluffull toothless, the cutest <3

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#14

Hi Is Not A Devil. He Is Just A Cat In Flour

He is not a devil. He is just a cat in flour

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Daria B
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1 year ago

And he's not amused.

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#15

"This Character Has Not Been Unlocked Yet"

"This character has not been unlocked yet"

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Hans
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1 year ago

"To earn this achievement, you need to beat the Vet Overlord in his hide."

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#16

Black Cat

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Pamela24
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1 year ago

A little ball of darkness!

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#17

3:30am Zoomies Must Be Incredible

3:30am zoomies must be incredible

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Hans
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1 year ago

How many black cats did you own when you went to bed? Looks like the summoned their siblings.

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#18

Black Cat

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Samantha Lomb
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1 year ago

Soon there will be butt wiggles and pouncies

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#19

Black Kitty Enjoys Some Warm Ground Lighting.

Black kitty enjoys some warm ground lighting

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Peejay Galona
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1 year ago

He will give you a quest.

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#20

Black Cats

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Janine B.
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1 year ago

Cuuuuuties!!!

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#21

I Thought This Photo I Took Of My Black Cat Shows Off How Amazing Their Eyes Are

I thought this photo I took of my black cat shows off how amazing their eyes are

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Val
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1 year ago

Looks like this beauty has a nose ring

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#22

This Is What I Saw When I Woke From My Nap...

This is what I saw when I woke from my nap...

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Hans
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1 year ago

U sleepz, I sleepz.

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#23

Black Cat

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Rissie
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1 year ago

Oh my, cuteness overload!

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#24

Black Cat On A Bed.

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Val
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1 year ago

Charades: Mouse attack? Eating corn? Telling a scary story? Dracula? Carved pumpkin?

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#25

Give The Older Shlter Kitties A Chance. Best Hugs Ever

Give the older shelter kitties a chance. Best hugs ever

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Rissie
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1 year ago

Yes. They. Are.

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#26

Black Cat

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MagicalUnicorn
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1 year ago

black maine coon is my dream cat, so much cute fluff <3

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Black Cat

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Kristof De Smet
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1 year ago

and next... world domination!

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#28

Jasper And Neil Were A Little Dramatic About Their Recent Vet Visit

Jasper and Neil were a little dramatic about their recent vet visit

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Katie and Jared Coates
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1 year ago

Wow they're beautiful

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Black Cat

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Hermione Granger
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1 year ago

*hewwo human? wanna pway?

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#30

Gave Jack A Bath And Now He’s Doing That Stereotypical Black Cat Thing.

Gave Jack a bath and now he’s doing that stereotypical black cat thing

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Lyop
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1 year ago

Like the witch in Tom and Jerry. She shrieked when Tom was on the broom to get this exact look!! Hahahah!

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#31

This Is Voodoo, My Bottle Fed Baby That I Rescued

This is voodoo, my bottle fed baby that I rescued

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Janine B.
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1 year ago

I'm in love! 😍

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#32

This Black Cat!

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Miri Lee
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1 year ago

Is that a special breed or does she just have to grow into her ears? A bat-cat :-)

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#33

My Wife Said She Was Making Tacos For Dinner And Before I Could Blink, Obsidian Pops Out With Lightning Speed.

My wife said she was making tacos for dinner and before I could blink, Obsidian pops out with lightning speed

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Delgada
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1 year ago

Obsidian <3

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#34

Adopted This Loaf Two Months Ago! She Still Loves To Rest Her Head On My Hand

Adopted this loaf two months ago! She still loves to rest her head on my hand

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Kirsten Kerkhof
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1 year ago

I present to you: trust.

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#35

Black Cat

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Aski Markup
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1 year ago

Oh my heart! I so want a little black kitty...

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#36

Black Cats

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Mangle the Fox
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1 year ago

mlem, mlem, and the "you said food, where's the food??"

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#37

A Black Cat

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JK Rowling
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1 year ago

blep

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#38

Black Cat

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JessG
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1 year ago

Whatever it is, get it off me... Is it still there?

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#39

Black Cat

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Kristof De Smet
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1 year ago

Puss without boots...

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#40

My Heart Just Melted When I Saw That In The Subway

My heart just melted when I saw that in the subway

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Hans
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1 year ago

Asto-cat returns!

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