It's time to overcome your superstition, everyone.
Black cats get a bum rap. But despite being portrayed as witches’ sidekicks and bad omens, black cats are actually some of the sweetest cats around. There are more black cat breeds than you might think, and every single one is a better companion than the last. Some fun facts: in Japan, women who own black cats are believed to attract more suitors. In Great Britain’s English Midlands, black cats are believed to bring good luck and happiness, making them the perfect wedding gift. 19th-century sailors even believed that black cats would ensure a safe trip and eventual return home.
Black cats are also likely to live longer lives. Researchers at the National Institutes of Health discovered that the genetic mutations that cause cats to have black coats may also protect them from diseases, such as HIV. If you’re not yet convinced that your home needs a black cat, just check out these 11 adorable black cat breeds.
Dan: n the 2016 election, the NRA spent $11,438,118 to support Donald Trump’s campaign and donated $19,756,346 to groups opposing Hillary Clinton’s. However, the bulk of the contributions have gone to House and Senate members. Here is a look at the top 10 recipients of NRA contributions TOP 5 SENATE Richard Burr (R, NC) – $6.99 million Roy Blunt (R, MO) – $4.55 million Thom Tillis (R, NC) – $4.42 million Cory Gardner (R, CO) – $3.88 million TOP 5 HOUSE French Hill (R, AR) – $1.09 million Ken Buck (R, CO) – $800,544 David Young (R, IA) – $707,662 Mike Simpson, (R, ID) – $385,731 Greg Gianforte (R, MT) – $344,630