The Black Cat Congregation Are black cats good luck or bad luck? Either way, my neighbor has some serious luck, good or bad, coming his way. That’s four black cats and something of a cool mixed-race dude just chillin’. That guy in the top left fought with that umbrella for several minutes. Good times. Someone call Kittywood Studios — there’s a cat video waiting to be produced here. Slade Sohmer Slade Sohmer is editor-in-chief of HyperVocal and co-host of SiriusXM's daily "Politics Powered By Twitter" program. Tweet him at @SladeHV.