Wednesday, April 20, 2016

National Look-alike Day

"The maneki-neko (Japanese: 招き猫, literally "beckoning cat") is a common Japanese figurine, lucky charm, or talisman which is often believed to bring good luck to the owner.

In modern times, they are usually made of ceramic or plastic."

Maneki Neko in street in Japanese village
Maneki Neko in Asauka, Tokyo, Japan. Photo by Kondo Atsushi via Creative Commons 2.0
Or, evidently, also made of Tonkinese.

Faraday mimics a Maneki-Neko

Dood, you're doing it right.
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20 comments:

  1. I think any home that has you guys in it is a lucky one indeed. PS Peeps and I both like the Tonkinese version better. purrs ERin

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  2. Wow! You know it!!

    And BTW, You are *my* lookalike, says Minko, MOL!!

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  3. Faraday, who knew you were a Lucky Cat?!

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  4. Oh my cat, my human just spit out her coffee because she was laughing so hard. Thanks for a Wednesday smile!

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  5. We would MUCH rather have the second one!

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  6. It looks like you were separated at birth! :)
    Though we think the second one is better looking!

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  7. Both are cute, but I think Faraday has it!

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  8. I think they need a new model for the porcelain cat

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  9. Mom used to see those when she went to Japan. Real kitties like you are much cuter, though.

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  10. The second one is our favorite ! Purrs

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  11. DOOD !!!!!!!!!! ewe R doin it rite !!!! AWESUM :) ♥♥♥

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  12. Where can I get that Tonkinese version?

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  13. We can hardly tell the difference between the two. ;)

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  14. There is a Chinese restaurant here that has a cat like that but it picks up a toothpick for you! MOL! MOL!

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  15. OMC...Faraday, you totally nailed it. Your family should always have good luck with you around. XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

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