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Fortune cats for a more huat (and healthy!) year

These decorations are called maneki neko or often referred to as fortune cats. Maneki neko himself must always be in business places.This little cat statue is very popular in Japanese and Chinese
This little cat statue, said to bring luck to its owner, is very popular in Japanese and Chinese cultures. (Photo: Getty Images)

Maneki Neko is a common sight in many traditional storefronts. These decorations are called Maneki Neko in Japan, and is often referred to as fortune cats elsewhere. Especially for business owners, placing a fortune cat near the cashier, door or workplace, is said to attract wealth.

Luckily for us modernists who would still like to indulge in traditions of yesteryears, the fortune cats now can be drastically simpler or showier than the ones available in the past, depending on our preferences. Here's a list to bring you more wealth, or at least some joy by simply looking at them.

New Solar Powered Lucky Maneki Neko Waving Beckoning Fortune Cat, S$6.50

Solar Powered Lucky Maneki Neko Waving Beckoning Fortune Cat Car Decor (Photo: Lazada)
Solar Powered Lucky Maneki Neko Waving Beckoning Fortune Cat Car Decor (Photo: Lazada)

Nordic Style Lucky Cat, from S$22.68

Nordic Style Lucky Cat, from S$19 (Photo: Shopee)
Nordic Style Lucky Cat (Photo: Shopee)

Fortune Cat on Roids from S$27

Fortune Cat on Roids from S$23 (Photo: Shopee)
Fortune Cat on Roids (Photo: Shopee)

Bling Solar Energy Beckoning Lucky Fortune Cat, S$28

Bling Solar Energy Beckoning Lucky Fortune Cat, S$28 (Photo: Shopee)
Bling Solar Energy Beckoning Lucky Fortune Cat (Photo: Shopee)

【Direct from Japan】Manekineko Cat Figure “Chidori in blue sea wave” small, S$46.40

【Direct from Japan】Manekineko Cat Figure “Chidori in blue sea wave” small (Photo: Shopee)
【Direct from Japan】Manekineko Cat Figure “Chidori in blue sea wave” small (Photo: Shopee)

Ceramic Maneki Neko Japanese Long Tail Fortune Cat, S$47.40

Ceramic Maneki Neko Japanese Long Tail Fortune Cat, S$49.90 (Photo: Lazada)
Ceramic Maneki Neko Japanese Long Tail Fortune Cat (Photo: Lazada)

German Donkey Straws Lucky Colorful Cat | Money, Gifts, from S$48.50

German Donkey Straws Lucky Colorful Cat | Money, Gifts, from S$48.50 (Photo: Shopee)
German Donkey Straws Lucky Colorful Cat | Money, Gifts, from S$48.50 (Photo: Shopee)

Ceramic Fortune Cat Waving Hand, S$49.80

Ceramic Fortune Cat Waving Hand, S$49.80 (Photo: Lazada)
Ceramic Fortune Cat Waving Hand (Photo: Lazada)

11” Ceramic Fortune Cat 招财猫 Money/Good Luck, from S$70

11” Ceramic Fortune Cat 招财猫 Money/Good Luck, S$65 (Photo: Shopee)
11” Ceramic Fortune Cat 招财猫 Money/Good Luck (Photo: Shopee)

Bling Big Mouth Lucky Fortune Cat 招财猫, S$188

Bling Big Mouth Lucky Fortune Cat 招财猫, S$188 (Photo: Shopee)
Bling Big Mouth Lucky Fortune Cat 招财猫 (Photo: Shopee)

And lastly, there's something to put in your car as well...

Fortune Cat Lucky Cat Feng Shui with Muscle for Arm Car Dashboard, from S$13.80

Fortune Cat Lucky Cat Feng Shui with Muscle for Arm Car Dashboard, from S$33 (Photo: Shopee)
Fortune Cat Lucky Cat Feng Shui with Muscle for Arm Car Dashboard (Photo: Shopee)
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