10 Lucky Animals that Can Help You Win the Powerball Jackpot
Tortoises are one of the four Feng Shui animals. Placing a picture or figure of one of these half shells in the back of your home is said to help bring about financial stability and luck. Since tortoises are known for their wisdom as well, it wouldn't hurt to swing by the zoo and talk numbers with one of them before picking up your Powerball ticket.
In Chinese culture goldfish are often associated with fortune, wealth and surplus because the Chinese word for fish is similar in pronunciation to the word for wealth. Having a tank or painting of goldfish is said to help your chances at living the good life. They also make great gifts to friends and family members looking for a prosperous year.
When a stray or needy dog finds you, give in. Welcoming a dog into your home is believed by some to increase a person's wealth and prosperity and help overcome obstacles. Regardless of what happens, you've got a dog! And that's always good.
Dolphins are a sign of good luck in many cultures and sightings of the animal are said to be a sign of protection. For sailors, spying a dolphin meant you were close to the welcomed sight of land.
Kitties have all kinds of omens associated with them. Blacks cats are bad luck in some countries, but great luck in others. The popular Japanese maneki-neko figurine (or beckoning cat) is supposed to help business owners stay prosperous. But perhaps the strangest feline omen is the superstitions around sneezing cats. In Italy, rumor has it, when you hear a cat sneeze, it means money is coming your way. Unless it sneezes three times, then you are just getting a cold.
People have been saying pigs mean good luck for centuries. Spotting a pig in clover is supposed to be especially fortunate, and a sign of money to come. This superstition was started in farming communities, where pigs were a big part of the profits.
For their part in advancing civilization and winning wars, horses are considered by many cultures to be a powerful symbol. Having the presence of the high-ranking horse in your life may help you advance in the world as well.
Don't kick out Dracula. Bats nesting in your home is a omen of riches to come. Chinese culture says bats and their heightened senses only seek out auspicious places, so consider yourself lucky to have a winged visitor swoop by.
The Hindu god Ganesha takes the form of the elephant. Ganesha is the god of luck and fortune, so having elephants in your life is like having Ganesha watching over your shoulder, helping you succeed.
Similar to how spiderwebs lure in prey for the builder, wearing or having a spider symbol on your person is said to bring success, money and others gains for the owner.