Why Are Black Cats Lucky In Japan?

In the United States and many other countries, a person would never wear white clothes to a funeral.

Black is our color of mourning. But in Japan, black clothes would be out of place at a funeral, the Japanese color of mourning is white!

Many Americans and Europeans think that black cats are unlucky. But black cats are considered lucky in Japan. There’s a Japanese saying that black cats “keep the devil away.”

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