Japanese Beckoning Cat

Japanese Beckoning Cat

Maneki-neko (literally “beckoning cat”) is a talisman that is believed to bring good luck to anyone who owns one. It’s beckoning right or left paw differs from place and time, but they are thought to bring good health, prosperity and custom.

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