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No, you can’t have your tuition deposit back, Alice Shortcake.
You see them in restaurants, in gift shops, their endlessly waving paws beckoning good fortune wherever it is needed. They are the cats of the Maneki-neko corps, and only the best, most lucky cats are chosen to serve. The audition process is arduous; after a short interview, candidates must demonstrate the traditional wave by imitating a model.