Maneki Neko

Maneki Neko

In Japanese folklore, this is a good luck symbol that takes the form of a cat sitting on its haunches with one paw raised in a beckoning gesture. Japanese shopkeepers use it to lure customers into their shops.

John and Caitlin Matthews, The Element Encyclopaedia of Magical Creatures, 2013, Maneki Neko, p 306

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