If you're looking to add a furry, four-legged friend to the family, you'll definitely want to steer clear of black cats. I mean, why would you even want to adopt a black cat? Because this Saturday is National Black Cat Day? Nope, not good enough. In fact, there are 6 solid reasons you should NEVER adopt a black cat, just see below.

  • 1

    They aren't remotely cute.

    Black cats, cute? Never

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  • 2

    Taking a good picture of them is practically impossible.

    Black cats are just NOT photogenic.

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  • 3

    They aren't affectionate at all.

    There is no way your black cat will be a cuddle bug. No chance at all...

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  • 4

    They won't lend authenticity to your witch costume

    Black cats and witches, two things that just don't go together.

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  • 5

    They look terrible in costumes.

    Jeeze, she doesn't even look cute in that costume.

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  • 6

    They don't look like little panthers.

    A miniature version of a strong and sleek jungle cat? I think not.

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