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GUEST,Desi C Origins: Black Cat Piddled in the White Cat's Eye (93* d) RE: Origins: Black Cat Piddled in the White Cat's Eye 02 Nov 15

I dn't know if it's anything to do with this song, but I do know the origin of the black cat superstition. In the days when Oliver cronwell was terrorising Ireland, he mad his headquartrs in my home city of Kilkenny. Cronwell had a pathological hatred of cats and decided to order his men to roundup all the cats in Kilkenny, take them to some caves outside the city and stone them to death. This they did but at the nd one cat was seen to still be alive and escaped the bloody scene. A black cat, and ever since a Black cat has been regarded as a sign of good luck (though some countries seem to regard it as bad luck. And ever since Kilkenny has been known as The Black Cat City and native inhabitants known as Kilkenny cats

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