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When I was seven, my mother told me spotting a black cat brought ill luck. Whenever I saw one in my neighborhood, I heard of some accident or death. Initially, I wanted to dismiss it as a mere coincidence. I loved these elegant, enigmatic creatures with velvety black fur and bewitching eyes. My grandmother died the day I rescued a black cat from a ditch and I never went near one again.
The black cat swished its tail, pressed its face, and rested its gaze on me…Swetha Amit
Our latest podcast explores misconceptions about black cats, and how a black cat makes a difference to one person’s life… “The Purrfect Pal” is written and read by Swetha Amit.
Did you like this podcast? Listen to “I Go to Prepare a Place for You” by Terena Elizabeth Bell, next.
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