Backing cats

Becking cats : A becking cat is called Manekineko in Japanese is a sculpture of a sitting cat with one paw raised. The cats are typically made of porcelain or ceramics.They are a kind of good-luck Talisman to bring happiness to the owner. You can often see them displayed in shops,restaurants or Japanese-style inns to invite in customers and good business. Since their palms are facing out, some Westerner think the cat is gesture of welcome .