I'm not convinced that pope was entirely wrong.
ROME (Reuters) - Saturday is "black cat day", in Italy, an initiative by an animal rights group to try to stop the killing of thousands of the cats by superstitious citizens convinced they bring bad luck.
Black cats have a bad name in many countries, but nowhere more so than Italy, where a papal edict in the middle ages declared they were instruments of the devil.
"Excuse me. You weren't planning on using this tonight, were you? It's mine now. Thanks."