Kyoto Black Cat

What are the chances of a black cat crossing your path in the back streets of Kyoto? However it is said that in Japan, a black cat crossing one's path is considered to bring good luck.In Chinese and Japanese culture, the “Maneki Neko” (beckoning cat) is a common symbol of good luck. Each cat is believed to have different strengths, depending on the animal’s color. The black cat is thought to ward off evil.