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08-Apr-2021

April 8

Maneki-neko...

..literally means "beckoning cat" in Japanese. It is believed that they bring good luck to the owner.

Nikon D700 ,Tamron SP AF DI 90mm f/2.8 Macro
1/200s f/3.0 at 90.0mm iso1000 full exif

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Julie Oldfield10-Apr-2021 20:12
Love it. V
Doug Cruden10-Apr-2021 12:05
LOL @ Lynn!! I hope your beckoning cat has brought lots of luck to you Walter :o)
Mairéad09-Apr-2021 16:20
That's a very pretty ornament. Of course, cats are lucky and we're lucky to have them!
Apostolos Tikopoulos09-Apr-2021 16:11
So beautiful shot of this lucky cat. V.
LynnH09-Apr-2021 16:02
Mine gets a rub before I go to the casino. :)
globalgadabout09-Apr-2021 15:44
a fine clear shot...the cat seems almost anthropomorphized, and a tad saccharine...interesting how cats sigificance changes with different cultures..
John Vass09-Apr-2021 15:30
I've seen these and wondered, now I know! V
Nestor Derkach09-Apr-2021 15:29
Nice kitty shot I hope it delivers the owner good luck every day .
It is a nice kitty the eyes really jump out at you.
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Neil Marcus09-Apr-2021 15:12
In general cats do. This is a cheery thing.
joseantonio09-Apr-2021 15:10
Very nice cat...Hope it gives you luck.V
Carl Carbone09-Apr-2021 15:08
Nice. I hope it brings you good luck.
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