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Cute and collectable authentic Maneki Neko

Japanese Lucky Cats

To bring you love, health, wealth and happiness!

The Japanese Lucky Cat is the most popular lucky charm in Japanese culture. Japanese Lucky Cats are traditionally called Maneki Neko which literally translates to beckoning cat. This explains their characteristically upright paw as beckoning good fortune for their owner. Our authentic Japanese Lucky Cats are made of ceramic and hand painted in a range of beautiful colours which symbolise the specific luck they are believed to convey. Lucky cat meanings are diverse and are rich in cultural history, here's what the colours symbolise:

  • A white lucky cat invites happiness.
  • A black lucky cat protects you from illness.
  • A gold lucky cat brings you riches.
  • A pink lucky cat brings you love!
  • A lucky cat raising its left hand, invites customers to a business.
  • A lucky cat raising its right hand, invites prosperity.


These beautifully ornate gifts are perfect for cat lovers or the superstitious amongst us. They are also look great as a collection, ensuring you have all the luck in the world displayed in your home or business! If you want to know more about why Japanese Lucky Cats are so lucky read our informative blog post which explores their history symbolism and why they make such thoughtful gifts.

Maneki Neko

Explore the legend of the Japanese Lucky Cat online and choose your favourite for yourself or a loved on. You can get it gift wrapped free of charge or visit us at our showroom to see our full range of Japanese Gifts.