This is the Misfortune Cat White by FERG it was released in 2010. The Misfortune cat was released in 3 different colorways, White, Black and Green. The Misfortune cat is FERG’s parody of the traditional Lucky Cat figures you see all over Japan. The Original cat is called Manaki Neko (or ‘Fortune Cat’) in Japan, and is believed to bring fortune and customers to shopkeepers. This particular cat is not quite as lucky. The Misfortune cat White stands 9″ (22cm) tall and is limited to 300 pieces worldwide. Available also the black and green version.