Halloween – The Eve of the Devil PT4

Mystery of the Iniquity

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Halloween – The Eve of the Devil. Part 4
The Animals of Halloween

Black Cats
Cats have been closely associated with mystery religions from the Egyptians to the Norse. But the Celts had a particular fear of cats, believing they were humans who had been changed into feline form by evil powers. The black cat particularly was connected to demonic powers. Black cats are the chief idol of the goddess of Wicca, Diana. In legend, she turns into a black cat to commit incest with her brother, Lucifer.

“BLACK CATS were associated with darkness and death . . . they embodied demons who performed the witches’ task of maleficia against their neighbors. . . Black cats are said to be the devil himself.” (Guiley, Rosemary Ellen. The Encyclopedia of Witches and Witchcraft, p. 49)
The Bat
Have you noticed that bats are always hanging around somewhere in the Halloween decorations?…

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