The maneki-neko is Japanese for cat, but not just any cat. This is the welcome cat also known as the lucky cat or the money cat. It is a cat of luck and love and something that everyone should have. Many people even have statues of the maneki- neko because of the powers it is known to have. Some would say that believing the cat or kitten brings luck is taking the whole concept to far but for others they prefer to take the idea even further. And in fact when playing online casino games they make sure that their own personal cat is close by. The cat not only gives warmth and love but also calms a person down at the same time as bringing good luck. When playing online casino games players have a hand free in order to enjoy the online casino games, they can use this hand for stroking and petting the cat which in turn benefits them and the approach that they have to the online casino games. Petting a cat is therapeutic in many ways and increases the serotonin present in a person that increases their well being feeling and makes them feel good about themselves. Someone who feels good about himself will also approach different tasks with a healthier attitude and make better decisions. This is something to consider when playing online casino games and a good reason to have a cat on a lap, close by or even on the desk next to the computer screen.