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Rissa, the Lucky Cat, is all set for summer, especially if it's a year-long holiday spent traveling to exotic beaches around the world. "I'm going to live in my fuchsia bikini," she purrs. "On, and my travel journal!"

I call her a Lucky Cat because, not only is she on vacation all year — she looks like a Japanese Maneki Neko, don't you think?

I fashioned this 5" by 5" bespoke kitten with white fleece for the body, felt for the bikini and a repurposed rainbow-colored scarf for the tail and ribbon (doesn't it look like a piece of bow-tie pasta?). Rissa's sling bag was recycled from a piece of a pink fleece scarf and is filled with Australian loose lavender — all the more to make Rissa relax by the beach or pool!

Stuffed with poly filling, Rissa's face is hand-sewn with embroidery floss with her beaming a holiday glow. Rissa comes with her beach towel that looks like a mini pool, and her violet travel journal.

* Please do not buy this if you're not Rissa Gimenez *
Maya Calica Collins

Rissa the Lucky Cat in a Bikini - Custom-made Kitten for Rissa Gimenez

Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: fleece, felt, embroidery floss, polyester filling, lavender, hessian, twine
  • Feedback: 12 reviews
  • Ships worldwide from Auckland, New Zealand
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