To this day, the black cat remains one of the most notorious creatures when it comes to superstition, but in Transylvania black cats have been thought of as sacred throughout time, the shadow-walker, ancient symbol of playfulness and mysticism.
Black cats are not a sign of bad luck. If a black cat should come to your house and take up residence there, it is a sign of good fortune to come. The mysterious creatures are also believed among Transylvanian to bring love as well.
Many cultures believed that when a black cat crosses your path in the night time it is considered very unlucky, but in Transylvanian traditions, having a black cat cross your path, is considered good luck.
In Transylvania, a strange black cat’s arrival to the home signifies prosperity and a black cat as a wedding present is thought to bring good luck to the bride.
Black cats have more “electricity” in their coats than cats of other colour. They are likely to shock people who touch them.
Transylvanian believe that that black cats cure epilepsy and thought that brushing a black cat’s tail over the eye of a child would cure its eye sores.
The lunar eyes of the cat is watching the pupil change shapes is represented of the moon phrases therefore the ability to invoke cat medicine to see the unknown was and is still used today in Transylvania.
In Transylvanian, the black cat is represented as a domesticated instinctual energy and it shows the energy of playfulness that is anchored closely to the consciousness mind.
The black cat, as a nocturnal creature, walked the shadows in great confidence with the fine ability to feel and sense the surroundings in the dark of night. Therefore, Transylvanian believe that the black feline is an animal of the afterlife.
For Transylvanian, seeing a cat is an indication of mystery and magic that is going to be entering your life. There is great protection around the black colour. A black cat can be our familiar.
The cat teaches us about respect and dedication. The sensual nature and will only accept affection on its own terms. A proud animal, independent and capable of viewing both worlds at one time.
Black cats signify mystery, magic and independence. Fertility is also a sign of the cat. Look around you to see what you need to see and open your self to the magic it reveals.
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