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Why We’re Afraid of Black Cats, Bats and Spiders on Halloween

A cat dressed up as a bat

I start celebrating Halloween the minute the candy corn hit the shelves in September. And I’m not alone. This year, Americans will spend $10.6 billion dollars celebrating the holiday. While candy and costumes define the holiday, animals play a big role in Halloween festivities. Halloween was traditionally celebrated to honor the dead, and it is


Paw-o-ween: Halloween Animal Myths

A dog plays with a pumpkin

Halloween is a mystical holiday, full of supernatural creatures with magical powers. The spirits inhabiting All Hallows Eve and the Day of the Dead, have given us some animal myths. In this blog post, I dig deeper into the myths and determine if they are fact or fiction. Chicken Halloween Costumes are the New Trend