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Black cat stars of movies and TV

Black cats can take 13% longer to be rehomed than cats of other colours, yet over 40% of the kitties taken in by our centres are black or black and white.

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National Black Cat Day: Celebrating our black cat heroes

Today is a day for celebrating unseen heroes. Those faithful friends who make our lives that little bit better, but too often go unrecognised. We’re talking, of course, about black cats.

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National Black Cat Day: Nominate your black cat hero to win!

Who are your heroes? Are they super-powered comic-book stars? Or are they the unsung champions who improve your everyday life? Perhaps a friend or family member comes to mind - or maybe a beloved pet.

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17 reasons why black cats rule

If you're an owner of a brilliant black cat or black-and-white cat, you'll be only too familiar with how great they are. Today is National Black Cat Day, giving us an opportunity to celebrate what makes these fantastic felines so unique.

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Black cats with big personalities

While some might be misled to think that all felines are the same, any cat owner knows that their pet has its own character – from their mischievous habits, to the way in which they communicate.

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Meet the black cats in our sponsor pens

National Black Cat Day 2016 is just a few days away. While our annual celebration of brilliant black cats gets underway, it's an ideal opportunity to introduce you to one of the black cats in our sponsor pens.

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Cute gifts for black cat lovers

With National Black Cat Day on the horizon, we've had some merchandise designed to mark the occasion. Our Funky Felines mug, list pad and pen feature a quirky cat design by Cats Protection designer and published author Rus Hudda.

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Could your cat be the face of this year’s National Black Cat Day?

We’re on the lookout for a black or black-and-white cat with a winning personality to become the face of our National Black Cat Day 2016.This will be our sixth celebration of monochrome moggies;

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Can you offer an unwanted black cat a home?

We have between 5,000-6,000 cats and kittens in our care at any one time and sadly black cats are often left behind, spending a week longer waiting for a new family to adopt them.

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Black cats: five common misconceptions

People think black cats look bad in selfies, that they're boring or bad luck. They’re all total myths! But black cats in Cats Protection’s care do take 13 per cent longer to be adopted than other colours.

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