Since the it has been considered politically incorrect to call a black cat a black panther. The big black cats are black leopards or black jaguars and are not referred to as black panthers by anyone who knows anything about big cats.
Keep the tree elegant & simple. Image courtesy of Amara. I love the closeness of the tree to the fireplace and the couch but I would prefer to have more colour in the room throughout winter. White interior makes it look that little bit colder.