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Re: Black Cats In Italy
« Reply #11 on: November 22, 2007, 00:23:50 AM »
And look at those gorgeous green eyes.

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Re: Black Cats In Italy
« Reply #10 on: November 21, 2007, 11:07:34 AM »
unfortunatley I think in the older generation this might be an issue, my mil is Italian and would definately not class her self as peasant stock lol!  She did however beg us not to get another black cat after Bluto died, we didn't but that was because we felt bad for him

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Re: Black Cats In Italy
« Reply #9 on: November 20, 2007, 19:03:40 PM »
I wonder where those figures come from?
Possibly some ignorant country peasants might be superstitious but I can't imagine the average Italian being that ignorant.  :Crazy:

I remember once someone telling me that Greeks would be terrified of me as my eyes are quite blue and they believe that people with blue eyes can put a curse on you  :evillaugh: - at the time we agreed it was probably a few peasants that believed that kind of thing.

I'm just hoping it is a myth  :scared:
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Re: Black Cats In Italy
« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2007, 10:39:31 AM »
I woder what the stats would be for this country?
I think half of ours are black at the moment.

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Re: Black Cats In Italy
« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2007, 10:09:12 AM »
That's awful, I love black kitties (not that I'm biased or anything).  Such a shame they are still believed to bring bad luck :'(

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Re: Black Cats In Italy
« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2007, 09:57:27 AM »
What a sad story - poor little kittens.  I wouldn't be without my two all black gorgeous ones for the world

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Re: Black Cats In Italy
« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2007, 08:16:50 AM »
poor babies, I do so love pure blacks (just given mine a quick kiss).
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Re: Black Cats In Italy
« Reply #4 on: November 19, 2007, 21:51:34 PM »
Poor babies  :'( that is so so sad.

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Re: Black Cats In Italy
« Reply #3 on: November 19, 2007, 19:57:27 PM »
:( poor poor innocent little souls.

Maybe if Pope Benedict got himself a black cat things would change for the better for these special little kitties.

I read that he is a great cat lover and, before he moved to the Vatican, had two himself.  I even read that he pops back to his former housekeeper to visit them whenever he can.  If that is more than PR, then he should be moved to speak out about the black cats  :'(
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Re: Black Cats In Italy
« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2007, 19:53:26 PM »
 :( poor poor innocent little souls.

Maybe if Pope Benedict got himself a black cat things would change for the better for these special little kitties.
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Black Cats In Italy
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2007, 19:48:14 PM »
5000 Black moggie in care in italy
60,000 killed last year just for being black cos they believe they bring bad luck


http://uk.news.yahoo.com/rtrs/20071117/tod-uk-italy-cats-help-b7e5c6f_1.html


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