Believe Maneki-Neko would bring Good Fourtune.
"Maneki" means Beckoning or Inviting
"Neko" means catManeki-Neko is used as a Good Luck Charm to draw visitors or customers to houses, shops or resturants.
There are three different Figures:
1. Left Paw Up
2. Right Paw Up
3. Left and Right Paw Up
In general Maneki-Neko have their paw raised up to their left ear.