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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