17 Intriguing Cat Superstitions Around the World

This list of cat superstitions around the world proves that cats really do have a long history. Loved or hated, they were a part of it!


The French also believe that black cats bring luck to all who feed them and treat them well.

This black cat with magical properties is called a “matagot.”


This can be a little macabre, but in Ireland, if you kill a cat, you will have seventeen years of bad, bad luck.


If you hear a cat sneezing, then you can consider it a good omen. It will bring you luck and fulfillment in your life.


In Japan, black cats are considered to bring good luck. The elders believe that they’ll heal sick children and protect them against all evil.

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