There is certainly no shortage of bizarre gadgets hailing from Japan, but none are as cute as this Mechanical Kitty Coin Bank, courtesy of

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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.

Product Features

-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)