THE RED BAT
The red bat is an auspicious symbol of prosperity, happiness and longevity.
When utilized for Feng Shui reasons, the bat is usually painted in red. Usually, red bats are drawn in a cluster of five, and this is the pictorial representation of the five blessing from heaven – wealth, health, love of virtue, old age or longevity and a natural dealth.
Five red bats represent the symbol of prosperity: One of the more auspicious representations is of five bats emerging from a jar or vase. This means not only happiness and good fortune but also a peaceful life with few problems.
5 bats with swastiks and the longevity symbol: A long life filled with great joy and riches. Ideally the bats are painted in red.