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WJLA, October 04, 2012

PHOTOS: Halloween images and origins

Witches, black cats, bats and monsters – all of these things scream Halloween! But why? Brush up on your haunted history skills as you click through the holiday’s most iconic images.

 

Black Cats

Where there’s a witch, a black cat usually follows. Some believe witches can actually transform themselves into cats. Others think black cats are spirits of the dead.

(Photo: “The vet calls him Satan…I wonder why?” © 2007 by *~Dawn~* via Creative Commons/WJLA) of fullscreen mode

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