Good Fortune Cats are lucky charms, very popular in Japanese and Chinese cultures.
- Show me the money!
- Good things come when you least expect them.
- Blessings on your home.
- A huge financial fortune is coming.
- Change yourself and fortune will change.
- Blessings on your business.
- When fortune calls, offer her a chair.
- Blessings and good fortune.
- Fortune favors the prepared mind.
- Blessings, good fortune and luck.
Good Fortune Cats are known as Maneki Neko in Japanese, which means “Beckoning Cat.” Other common names include Lucky Cat, Money Cat, and Welcoming Cat. They are believed to attract good luck and fortune for their owners. When the cash drawer is opened, the cat lifts its paw to say Ka-Ching!
White Cat: Happiness, purity, and positive things to come
Gold Cat: Wealth and prosperity
The Significance of the Raised Maneki Neko Paw
There’s actually a meaning behind which paw the Maneki Neko cat is holding up. The left paw attracts customers, happiness and positive energy. The right paw invites good fortune and money. This card has one of each!
The red collar and bell around the Lucky Cats’ necks represent protection or wealth.
Lucky Cats are often seen in homes, temples, and restaurants across Japan, China, and other Asian countries.
This is a card for an Asian friend, or a friend who admires Asian culture, for trips to Japan and China, to wish prosperity and security for the recipient. The Good Fortune Cats pop-up card is a fine birthday card, graduation, moving card, a gift to wish blessings on a new house, new job, successful retirement.
A card to bring Good Luck. Good fortune. Lots of cash. And a card for cat-lovers.
Also see Money Tree pop up card.