Spooky reason you can’t adopt a black cat in October
Get this, folks - until Nov. 1 rolls around, you couldn’t adopt a black cat in St. Charles Parish if you tried.
By Heather R. Breaux - Oct 19, 2006
And the same is true all over the United States because as a matter of policy, animal shelters don’t place black cats in October fearing creeps and idiots might hurt or torment them on Halloween.
“I can't say that we have ever had that problem in St. Charles Parish, but we stick to the policy just the same,” Jennifer King, president of the St. Charles Parish Humane Society, told the Herald-Guide.
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