Why are black cats associated with Halloween (and bad luck)?
A They’re a tripping hazard
B The color black was associated with death
C The Pilgrims believed they were used by witches
Superstitions about black cats were prevalent in medieval Europe, and many blamed the felines and witches for the mysterious deadly sickness that would come to be known as the bubonic plague. Puritans who migrated to North America brought some of these superstitions with them, believing black cats were in cahoots with witches and were therefore evil.
The correct answer is The Pilgrims believed they were used by witches.