Monthly theme day: animals
This month’s theme day is about animals. Which is fine, as it allows me to stay a bit longer on the Chinese new year celebration.
I realize that, even though I’ve seen those cats very often (even have one in my office), I don’t know their exact meaning. A luck bringer??? Anyone?
it's japanese inspired i think,
it's supposed to bring you luck,
when its paws do that up and down thing, it's like saying.., bring me prosperity,wealth and more. ^0^ hence, it doesn't stop.
February 3, 2012 at 3:33 pm
Now that's a very adequate choice, mixing the animal theme with the Chinese new year – that was very clever!
February 2, 2012 at 7:08 am
Hee-hee — Year of the Cat? Beautiful image.
So what do you think, are dragons animals?
February 2, 2012 at 1:15 am
Magnificent colors. Very good picture for the day's topic.
February 1, 2012 at 8:35 pm
Lovely photo, you have managed to catch the light perfectly.
I hope you can find the time to follow me and my photography blog.
February 1, 2012 at 6:41 pm
Clever post to get chinese New Year and animals in- I think they bring wealth?
Chrissy at Manchester: a photo a day at Mancunian Wave
February 1, 2012 at 11:08 am
What fun and what shine!
February 1, 2012 at 6:34 am
Sharing the theme with you.
February 1, 2012 at 4:01 am
I think that they are for good luck but not certain. I most recently saw them in a Paris window on Rue des Petits Champs, waving their paws!
February 1, 2012 at 12:01 am
Wonderful vibrant images of the Chinese New Year, as for the meaning of the cat, surely it must mean luck, or happiness maybe. Will pop back later to see if anyone else knows for sure.
January 31, 2012 at 11:53 pm