There is certainly no shortage of bizarre gadgets hailing from Japan, but none are as cute as this Mechanical Kitty Coin Bank, courtesy of Thinkgeek.com.
To use it, all you do is put a coin on the fish-shaped food bowl on top, and a cute little kitten pokes its head up and grabs it before retreating back into the box.
It even makes a cute little noise when it does.
Sure, it’s more or less a waste of money, but dammit if it ain’t cute as hell.
-Adorable mechanical kitty coin bank from Japan
-Put the coin in kitty’s food bowl and it’ll pop out of the box to steal it
-Kitty meows to thank you after it’s stolen your money
-White kitty and brown kitty available
-Imported from Japan
-Dimensions: 11.5 cm (H) x 12 cm (W) x 10 cm (D)
-Requires 2 AA batteries (not included)