People often view black cats in one of two ways – appreciate their majestic dark charm, or are superstitious, doing whatever they can to avoid any unwarranted run-ins. Regardless of your opinions on these feisty felines, you’ll be intrigued by these black cat quotes, sayings, and superstitions.
The hardest thing of all is to find a black cat in a dark room, especially if there is no cat. Confucius
Animals like crows, owls, or black cats are not ominous at all; it is the men’s superstitious mind which is the inauspicious one.Mehmet Murat Ildan
Beware of the night, child. All cats are black in the dark.Jean Genet
Black cat or white cat; if it can catch mice, it is a good cat.Deng Xiaoping
A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhereGroucho Marx
Forecasting future events is often like searching for a black cat in an unlit room, that may not even be there.Steve Davidson
Whenever the cat of the house is black, the lasses of lovers will have no lackFolk Saying
A philosopher is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat that isn’t there. A theologian is the man who finds it.H. L. Mencken
Sometimes it happens that a black cat lets you pass in front of it.Unknown
Religion is like a blind man looking in a black room for a black cat that is not there, and finding it. Oscar Wilde
When the tea is brought at five o’clock, and all the neat curtains are drawn with care, the little black cat with bright green eyes is suddenly purring there.Harold Monro
One thing was certain, that the white kitten had had nothing to do with it – it was the black kitten’s fault entirely.Lewis Carroll
Black cats are certainly bad omens for enemies and good luck for friends.Shankar Gr
A black cat will bring its owner good luck.New England Historical Society
Halloween Black Cat Quotes
Black cats are often associated with Halloween – lurking graveyards, stalking witches, being all-around creepy, and participating in otherwise spooky activities. Although we love them all year round, here are a few great Halloween inspired black cat quotes.
When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam, may luck be yours on Halloween.Unknown
Black cat on a fence; Halloween two days hence.Rusty Fischer
When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, ’tis near Halloween.Unknown
Funny Black Cat Quotes
Cats may not be the funniest animals from the pet world, but occasionally they give something to laugh about. These fickle felines usually bring about feelings of dark magic and wonder but here are a few black cat sayings we thought would bring them a touch of dark humor.
When is it bad luck to be followed by a cat? When you are a mouse. Unknown
Black cats were created to give everyone the opportunity to be owned by a mini-panther. Unknown
A black cat passing by the crossroad can stop hundreds of people, what a red light on traffic signal has failed to do for a long time.Nitya Prakash
What Is a Black Cat’s Favorite Song? Three Blind Mice.Business Cat
Superstitious Black Cat Quotes and Sayings
A sinister lurk of a black cat can be interpreted in many different ways, and as a result, black cats have become a common and often eerie subject of urban and classic superstitions. Now, depending on where you are in the world, and what traditions and cultures you believe in, some of these next black cat quotes will be quite familiar.
Black cats are witches in disguise. Unknown, Superstition
If you spot a black cat on a porch, they will bring prosperity. Unknown, Superstition
You will be rewarded with luck if you find a single white hair among a black cat’s coat. Unknown, Superstition
If a cat walks towards you, it’s good luck. If one walks away from you, it’s bad luck.Unknown, Superstition
Dreaming of black cats will bring you good luck.Unknown, Superstition
Death is imminent if a black cat lays on one’s sickbed. Unknown, Superstition
You might be lucky in love if you spot a black cat.Unknown, Superstition
Ships with black cats aboard will always return home safe. Unknown, Superstition
Whether you choose to believe in the superstitions surrounding black cats and avoid them at all costs, or simply love them for their obscure and chic fur, we hope that you have enjoyed the list of our favorite Black Cat Quotes, Sayings, and Superstitions.
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An American expat living in Metro Manila, Philippines for over a decade, Christian is a lifelong cat lover and the proud papa of two rescue cats, Trixie and Chloe. Both girls were formerly among the droves of strays that roam the cities and countryside. Three-year-old Trixie was pulled from a litter found under the porch of a neighbor’s house, while two-year-old Chloe was brought home by Christian’s young son, Henry, who found the kitten crying in the parking lot. As Editor in Chief of ExcitedCats.com, Christian is thrilled to be a part of the pro-feline movement.