About The Black Cat

Descending from a French bloodline marked by witchcraft and European herbalism, The Black Cat is a fourth-generation herbalist, witch, and divinely accurate intuitive and clairvoyant.

Equipped with spellbooks and an herboire left by her grandmothers when they passed, and after many years of observing their rituals and potion-concocting, The Black Cat is ready to offer her gifts to a larger audience.
She has spent a great portion of her life counseling others in order to help them realize their own natural gifts and highest potentials. As a natural Muse and welcoming nurturer, she is able to help individuals from all walks of life heal from grief and heartache, while inspiring them to create the dream lives they desire.

In addition to counseling, musing, formulating spells, and handcrafting apothecary products, she can also be found giving Tarot readings and practicing tasseomancy, surrounded by candles, stained glass, and the scent of burning copal, which remind her of her days attending church as a child.
Much of her work is rooted in Hermetics and the studies of manifestation and energy manipulation, which are reflected in Modern Witchcraft 101, Herbalism 101, Manifestation classes, and a-la-carte courses (designed to help a practitioner choose the path that will be best for them, while nurturing their innate gifts).

Through the supplies, services, and classes offered at The Black Cat Apothecary, she intends to assist fellow souls in harnessing the energies within them and around them in order to manifest and design all that they want and need in this lifetime.


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Meet The Director


Melody Lanoir
Director of The Black Cat Apothecary
Melody Lenoir has powerful empathic ability with a nurturing, goddess-like disposition. She operates an innate ability to make people feel at home and safe, not only in their surroundings but within their own person. Melody is extremely creative, and with a history of Fine Arts in her bloodline, she curates art shows, and spends her downtime drawing and painting, using sharpies and acrylic paint markers/mops. She’s a writer as well, for over 20 years, Melody has been brushing up against the souls of those around her while impacting them with words and emotion that seem to leap off of the page and into the heart and mind. She is well versed in the tarot and provides readings as well as intuitive council.


Through the art and science of witchcraft, I create couture concoctions, powerful potions, candles, and ritual kits. I perform Tarot Card Readings with pinpoint accuracy, I council those in need of insight, inspiration and closure, as well as teach personalized classes that aid to awaken a higher consciousness and reveal to you that magick exists internally within you. Below, you may choose a service that suits your individual needs.

“Tarot Card readings help a person understand what he or she needs to know about a particular situation. Decks are best used as a tool of inner wisdom and guidance, as readings give a person insight to past, current and future events based on the person's current path at the time of the reading.”

• When you feel stuck in a rut, or directionless – the Tarot can be very effective at suggesting new directions you could be exploring, or what unfinished business you have that is holding you in your current position.

• When starting a new phase in your life – some people like to have a Tarot reading close to their birthday, or other significant event, as they feel it’s a time when they are moving on to a new stage of their life. The Tarot may be able to suggest what changes are coming, what themes are going to be more important, and what directions you should be exploring in the next part of your life.

• When starting out on a new project – the Tarot can be very effective at suggesting what new factors need to be considered, what resources are available to you, what you may have overlooked, and what opportunities you may not have considered.
• If you are struggling with a part of yourself, or your life, and wish for new insight– the Tarot is an effective way of getting a new perspective on old situations, or suggesting what issues you need to address about your relationships, attitudes towards areas of your life.

• When considering a major decision – you should not expect a Tarot reading to make a decision for you. However, a reading can highlight the most important issues to consider, suggest possible consequences of particular directions, and even suggest factors that haven’t been considered properly.

• When you wish to think more carefully about yourself – a Tarot reading can give you much to ponder when considering your own personality, the decisions you make in life, and how you interact with the world as a whole. If you intend to spend more time considering your life and the way you live it, a Tarot reading can be an excellent starting point.
Rituals connect us with nature and the seasons. The ongoing transitions that occur in nature provide the prototype for change. By watching the constant shifts and turns in nature we recognize our own cycles of life, our own rhythms as humans. Rituals remind us of the interconnectedness of all of life. 
Rituals remove us from the ordinary flow of life and place us in sacred space. It is out of the realm of ordinary space and time that rituals create their magic through the mysterious and mystical language of symbolic reenactment. 
Rituals provide the essential tools for co-creating our own lives. Creating and performing rituals that are personally meaningful to us helps us as evolving creations to set the exact intention that will ultimately enable us to manifest and reach desired goals and aspirations. 

“I believe in intuitions and inspirations...I sometimes FEEL that I am right. I do not KNOW that I am.”

Albert Einstein
The ultimate goal of intuitive council is to help people to recognize and accept their own internal worth, i.e. To integrate their learned habits of thinking about themselves (their internal messages and images) and their learned behaviors (feelings, physical responses, and actions) to be congruent with whom they really are in their essence while nurturing their natural gifts and abilities.

The Black Cat guides clients to change and transform. She assists in exploring patterns, belief systems, negative emotions and how the mental, spiritual and physical body is being affected.
Due to the nature of subject, and the high profile of client, The Black Cat will maintain strict confidentiality , and will openly discuss this, and your responsibilities in the session. The Black Cat will sign any waver or NDA pertaining to this.

Your main responsibilities in the session are to attend your session on time, talk about what is bothering you as openly and honestly as you can, and complete any tasks or “homework” assignments you may be asked to do. You are expected to let The Black Cat know if you are unable to make it to a session. The Black Cat Apothecary has an open door

“Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.”

The Black Cat Apothecary offers one on one classes. We don’t believe in teaching by just selling someone information. This is a real practice and has to be taken very seriously. All materials are provided, I.e. books etc.

All classes are available via Skype or FaceTime as well, and materials will be shipped to the student.

Some examples of lesson plans are:

The Manifestation Class:
All about teaching you how to harness your energy and gifts to get what you want. Witchcraft is a manipulation of energy to achieve desired results. Manifestation is a very real thing and the law of attraction exists and is alive in all things. We do not have to settle for a life we are “okay” with. We deserve to live our very best life full of abundance, love and happiness.
The Herbalism Class:
The Black Cat will teach you about the most prevalent magickal and medicinal herbs for use in spellwork as well as self care and aromatherapy. The class teaches how to make your own tea, potions, tinctures, and self care products such as body balms, salves and magical oils. Herbs are also used in candle magick. Learn how to use herbs for dressing candles, and anointing the self for ritual performance.

Introductory to The Craft Class:
This is a very important step in discovering your own personal path. The Black Cat guides you as you explore a series of practices and procedures within the realm and help you to not only unearth but utilize your natural talents and skills. This class is the most popular due to such an expanding community with multifaceted paths and a broad spectrum of practices and belief systems. Sometimes there are so many different options that it can seem overwhelming to the novice practitioner. Let The Black Cat illuminate your very own path and start you on the way to self realization.

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