Trinidad: Lucky/unlucky cat: A Feng Shui analysis

EVER noticed the cat with waving arms in some of the shops you frequent?

Originating from Japan where they are called maneki-neko, these are usually prominently displayed on top of counters or near cash registers. Colored white, gold, or pink, these are supposed to improve business and make sales better.

Some swear they’re lucky. Others say they’re not.

Both statements are true.

Placed in the positive directions, particularly the prosperous ones, the cats can make product turnover move quicker, and invite better business. BUT, wrongly placed, the waving cats can invite unwanted energies. Located in a negative direction, these can call forth illness, robbery, loss, quarrel, and even business failure.

We were recently called to analyze the Feng Shui of 3 businesses located in two different locations, all of them food related.

The first two are beside each other. Business 1’s sales was not satisfactory. Business two showed promise and potential on paper, but was not making any impact.

One of the first things we noticed were the waving cats.

After computing for the businesses’ charts, Aa and Chiara looked at the immediate fixes that could be done. We told them to move the stoves, transfer the cash box, interchange some items, install cures, and of course, move the cats to a different area.

Feedback we got later that afternoon: they did make good sales after the changes.

Aa also suggested, if possible, for the whole building’s entrance to be redirected.

This main entrance is currently activating misfortune. Better to correct this as soon as possible to ensure the business longevity of everyone located there.

The third business we looked at also had a very good opening when they first started, but had been steadily losing steam.

One of the first things we also noticed when we entered was the waving cat.

After computing for their chart, Aa moved the cat.

We told the business owners the cat was activating sickness. And it was true. They and their staff were getting sick.

Another suggestion: move the kitchen to a better area as it was located where misfortune was. This would also explain why things had gone downhill.

After instituting several changes, the owners told us their clients commented that the vibe there was happier. They also had more patrons coming in. The business owners’ auras were also brighter.

Aa and Chiara completed their Feng Shui and Four Pillars of Destiny Courses under Internationally famous Feng Shui Grandmaster Raymond Lo.

Aa successfully passed his Feng Shui exams last October. Chiara will take them this year.

If you want to know where your lucky cats should be, see us at #29, Sari-sari Section, Baguio City Market. We are open from 4:30 to 6:30 Monday to Saturday.

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