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August 17th is National Black Cat Appreciation Day, which celebrates the magic and allure of these furry felines. For centuries, black cats have been demonized in cultures around the world and up until very recently, they were disproportionately euthanized in shelters across the country. But, it's their time to shine and what better way to pay homage than with tattoos. Take a look at 30 of our favorite black cat tattoos from talented artists around the world in the gallery below and let us know your thoughts on this story in the comments section.