Waving pussycats and other trinkets.

Taken at the Brisbanites Feb 2007 "Chinese/Korean New Year" Meet in Chinatown.

View all photos taken: Saturday, 17th February 2007, This photo: 4:30pm

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  • Felix42 contra la censura said:
    I remember (with the help of Google!) what these little kitties are called: maneki neko, the beckoning cat, bringing good fortune and customers to your door!
  • Margot- said:
    They look almost like the Japanese lucky cats and Rachel is right. In Japan they are called Maneki Neko (beckoning cat).
  • horstgeorg said:
    Very great picture, David !

    Seen on my contacts
  • picsbymac said:
    nice dof too. meow.
  • David de Groot said:
    Thanks Rachel and Margot - I was completely oblivious as to what they were called or what culture they're from.

    Thanks Horst :)

    and you too Melissa :)
  • peewee82 said:
    Raise your hand and salute the Taliban warlord. I mean...kittiiiies! :D
  • David de Groot said:
    hehehe wrong culture methinks ;-)