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Meet the lucky black cats who have brightened their owners’ lives

For the past 10 years, Cats Protection’s National Black Cat Day has been a chance to shine a light on black and black-and-white cats, who have sadly been regularly overlooked for adoption.

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Supporter hosts Black Cat Quiz for her monochrome moggy Flic

Cat lover Anne has raised a fantastic £100 for the Cats Protection branch she adopted her black cat Flic from. Having previously had a black cat called Liquorice, Anne wasn’t looking for another but couldn’t resist little Flic when she and her husband spotted her on the Chelmsford & District Branch website.

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Caspar shows beauty is more than fur deep

We’re very pleased to announce that the winner of our National Black Cat Day 2016 competition is Caspar!This year’s celebration of black and black-and-white celebrates the uniqueness of black cats and

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National Black Cat Day: 5 ways to turn your cat into a black cat

Every year on 27 October, we celebrate the black and black-and-white cats who are so often overlooked for adoption, just because of their colour. National Black Cat Day brings monochrome moggies into the spotlight, showing that they have just as many head bumps and purrs to give as their colourful counterparts.

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More Than Just a Black Cat: Charismatic Lucy helps owner Phil with his mental health

In 2018, black-and-white cat Tasha was finally offered a forever home after spending a year in the care of Cats Protection’s Gateshead & Newcastle Branch. In return, the three-year-old moggy has enriched the life of her new owner Phil Sherry, by helping him with his mental health struggles.

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More Than Just a Black Cat: Jessie’s journey through Cats Protection

Black-and-white cat Jessie was one of the first cats to arrive at Cats Protection’s newly established Richmond Branch and has left a lasting impression on the volunteers who cared for her.

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Quiz: How much do you know about cats in popular culture?

Think you know everything about cats from film, TV, music, literature and sport? Put your knowledge to the test with 10 questions from our Black Cat Quiz!

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The Black Cat Day moggies who have found their forever homes

You may remember that on 27 October we celebrated National Black Cat Day, a day dedicated to the monochrome moggies that sadly take 13% longer to be rehomed than cats of other colours.

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Black cats bringing people together

It’s nearly National Black Cat Day (27 October), a chance to celebrate the monochrome moggies who often get overlooked by adopters because of the colour of their fur.

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Black cat superstitions from around the world

Black cats are often shrouded in mysterious superstitions, some believing they bring good fortune and others not. We definitely believe that black cats are lucky, but sadly they can be regularly overlooked by potential new owners.

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