Demon Cat

What Is the Demon Cat of Capitol Hill?

Wherever there are people telling stories about historical buildings or occurrences to large groups of curious, slightly clueless tourists, there will be hand-me-down tales of ghosts involved. I’ve traveled to many a historic city in both the United States and around the world, and that seems to be a universal truth.

What is also true is that there is often no way to prove that the colloquial tales are true…or that they’re not.

Which is kind of why we’re left to decipher the facts on our own when it comes to the stories told on Capitol Hill about the all-black house cat that pads around buildings as…