Maneki Neko is Japanese for "beckoning cat."
They are also known as Lucky Cats, Fortune cat,
Welcoming cat, and Money cat.
A beloved figure in Japan and adorned at places of business- Welcoming you to come in!
Lucky Cats are a very popular collector items- typically a porcelain figure, they now adorn a variety of items- cell phone straps "piggy" banks, air freshners, USB drives
and of course, Japan's other famous cat- Hello Kitty plays the role as Maneki Neko often!
Variety of Lucky Cats on YJ
[Lucky Cat][Maneki Neko][Fortune Cat]