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Black Cat, Don't Jump Back!

It may sound odd, but traditionally many shelters also have difficulty placing black cats and dogs.

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5 years
We have a black kitten and she's so sweet, loving, funny, easy-going, playful, friendly... she's just the greatest cat. She's very expressive, but anonymous is right about not photographing well -- it is so hard to capture her cuteness on camera (we do better in natural light at least). My sister's black cat was probably the other sweetest cat I've ever known.
mandaleebee mandaleebee 5 years
I have a flat-coat retriever. He's all black and has the most expressive eyes ever. He's an absolute sweetheart and I am lucky to have him!!!
5 years
I've also read that black dogs and cats take longer to adopt because they don't photograph well, so they get sometimes get overlooked on shelter websites. We have a black dog who's the absolute ray of sunshine in our house and I can't imagine life without her there. But it is hard to get a good photo of her. You almost have to have her outside, in the sunshine, with all of the auto settings shut off and then pray she holds still for five seconds!
5 years
lol i have a black cat AND a home must be scary!!!
kscincotta kscincotta 5 years
I love my black lab, although she can be kind of hard to find in the dark!
Incubuslvr14 Incubuslvr14 5 years
I have one black kitty and a black and white kitty.... Have also had a black lab and a black (with a few white spots) great dane. Hmmm... I'm noticing a pattern!
TinaDenali TinaDenali 5 years
I have a black kitty and I LOVE him. Wouldn't trade him for the world.
baltimoregal baltimoregal 5 years
And I have a black pit bull with the most expressive face...
Yogaforlife Yogaforlife 5 years
I think this has to do with ability to read the "expressions" on black colored animals. They definitely do take longer to find homes.