Monopoly replaces iron playing piece with cat

A life-size version of the new cat token appeared on NBC's Today Show today. Credit: Instagram / TodayShow

Monopoly fans have voted to replace the iron token with a new cat figure.

The iron narrowly lost out to the wheelbarrow and the shoe, which were saved in an online poll.

Hasbro, the game's manufacturer, said fans from more than 120 countries voted in the contest.