Protect your neighbors — bring your cats inside on Halloween!
BLACK CATS AND HALLOWEEN
We no longer have a black cat, but when we did, I always felt a little bad keeping him cooped up on Halloween. After all, shouldn’t this be his night to stalk the streets and communicate with the Other Side?
Actually, he always seemed to escape, and no harm came of him. But growing up the idea of devil worshippers grabbing cats to sacrifice was a real thing. And of Jesus worshippers chasing black cats away, thinking they were evil. And then the Chinese restaurants and college medical centers combing the streets for cats to use in their nefarious recipes and experiments (and then placing the blame on devil and Jesus worshippers).
Most of the above is b.s., of course, or at least overstated (only 1% of Chinese restaurants actually serve cat). Nonetheless, we always keep our kitties cooped on Halloween — poor little devils.
Thanks for reading! The Halloween countdown continues next week with another horror comedy cartoon from Grinsane.