Catoonizer FAQ


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What is a Catoonizer?

The Catoonizer lets you create customized cartoon cats that can be placed on a huge assortment of merchandise!

Van Pattern Cat Keychain Chartreax Cat Keychain Tabby Cat Mousepad Sphinx Cat T-Shirt Ginger Tabby Shoe Persian Love Mug

Create one to look like your own cat, or your friends... or just see what kind of crazy cat you can imagine!

The perfect gift for a cat lover!
Start Catoonizing!
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How do I make a cat?

Step 1 - Features

Selecting the body parts

Cycle through the different body parts using the arrows either side of the icon.

Click on the arrow buttons


Turning a part on and off

If there's a little marker at the top right of an icon then a body part can be turned on and off. Just click the icon to remove or restore the body part.

Toggle a part on and off


Adjusting the eyes

Click on the color swatch to open the palette and choose an eye color.

Open eye color palette


If you'd like your cat to have 2 different eye colors, click on the little padlock to choose each one independantly.

Unlock eye colors


You can also tweek the size of the eyes by clicking on the plus/minus button.

Adjusting eye size


Selecting nose color

Click on the color swatch to open the palette and choose a nose color.

Open nose color palette

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Step 2 - Markings

Choose fur color

Click on the color swatch to open the palette and choose a fur color.

Open fur color palette


Add markings

Click on the icons for the markings you'd like and then use the arrows to cycle through them.

Turn on patterns


Choose secondary fur color

Turning on any of the markings on the 1st and 2nd row, opens up another fur color swatch. Click on the swatch to open the palette and choose a secondary fur color.

Open 2nd fur color palette


Adjust stripes/shading/ear tip colors

Any of the markings on the bottom row can have their color tweeked. Click on the color swatch to adjust the color.

Open tint color palette



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Step 3 - Export

Save your Kitty Key (Optional)

Press the Copy button to save your Kitty Key to your clipboard.

Copy your Kitty Key

Open a program on your computer where you can save text (like Word, Notepad or even your email) and press Ctrl + v (Cmd + v on a Mac) to paste it to use later.

Add your cat to the products

Click on the large export button to send your cat design to the store!

Export your cat!

Please note: Depending on your cats complexity and your connection, it can take a little while to generate the picture and send it to Zazzle. The saving animation may also hang a little at the beginning.

Browse products

Use the left hand menu to browse by the different product types. Click on the product thumbnails for a closer look.

Customize your products

The customization doesn't stop after creating your cat; all of the products can be customized as well!

Some products, like t-shirts and mugs, have different styles you can choose between. Find out more.

The design can also be rearranged on all of the products. So if you find your cat too small, slightly off center or you just fancy having a mess around with the arrangement, just click the orange Customize it! button under any product picture. Please see our Customization Guide for more information.
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What are Kitty Keys?

Kitty Keys are codes that hold the information that makes your cat. By saving your key you can come back and edit your cat later and/or share your cat with others.

Where can I get Kitty Keys?

Right here...
Grab some Kitty Keys!
You can also get them from your friends and family. Send them a link to the Catoonizer and invite them to send you their keys!

How do I load a Kitty Key?

Click on the Kitty Key button to the right of the cat to open the Kitty Key popup.

Use Ctrl + v (Cmd + v on a Mac) to paste a key in the Load Kitty Key box and press Load.
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How do I save a Kitty Key?

Click on the Kitty Key button to the right of the cat to open the Kitty Key popup.

Press the Copy button to save your Kitty Key to your clipboard.

Open a program on your computer where you can save text (like Word, Notepad or even your email) and press Ctrl + v (Cmd + v on a Mac) to paste it to use later.
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What products can I put my cat on?

The current list is:

Jigsaw Puzzles, Laptop Bags, Notebooks, Notepads, Gift Boxes, Speakers, Coasters, Ornaments, iPhone Cases, iPad Cases, T-shirts, Hoodies, Bags, Binders, Bumper Stickers, Business Cards, Buttons, Envelopes, Gift Tags, Greeting Cards, Hats, Keychains, Labels, Magnets, Mousepads, Mugs, Glasses, Steins, Ornaments, Pet Apparel, Photo Cards, Photo Frames, Postage Stamps, Postcards, Posters, Prints, Shoes, Skateboards, Stationery, Stickers and Ties!

More product types are always in the works!
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Can I add text to my design?

Yes! Once you've exported your cat you can add text and even images directly to the products. Please see our Customization Guide for more information.
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My cat is off center on a product! How do I fix it?

Sometimes a cat will be a little off center on a product. Fear not though, as this is easily fixed. Please see our Customization Guide for more information.
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Can I have more than one cat/pet on a product?

Certainly! Just create all the cats you'd like and save the Kitty Keys. Send them to us and let us know what products you'd like them on. We'll then email you a link to your specially prepared item(s). Once there, you can hit the Customize it! button to arrange them however you like!

If you'd like to mix in some other animals from our collection just let us know which types/colors and what products you'd like them on.
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Can I skip the Catoonizer and have my custom cat made for me?

If for any reason you'd rather not use the Catoonizer you can always contact us to get your cat designed for you at no extra charge.
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Can I request a new part?

We tried to add as many parts as possible but there are so many different cats out there, there are probably some that we missed. Please contact us if you'd like to request a new part.
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Where can I find out about updates?

We'll post about updates here. This includes; new parts/colors, bug fixes and general tweaks.
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Why can't I see the updates?

You might need to clear your browsers cache to see any new updates. How to clear your browsers cache
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I've found a bug, what do I do?

If you stumble across any bugs please let us know. Try to include as much information as possible like Operating system, Browser, Connection Speed. If a paticular part is involved please try to include the Kitty Key that displays it. Thanks! :)
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Ordering

What's the usual turnaround time for orders?

Most Zazzle products are manufactured within 24 hours of placing your order (with some exceptions.)
For more information, please refer to Zazzle's turnaround FAQ.

What are the domestic shipping rates?

Please refer to Zazzle's Shipping FAQ for information on shipping options and rates. If you'd like to know your exact shipping cost, just proceed to the checkout with your item(s) and it will be shown to you before payment.

Do you ship internationally?

Yes! For more information please refer to Zazzle's overseas shipping FAQ. If you'd like to know your exact shipping cost, just proceed to the checkout with your item(s) and it will be shown to you before payment.

How can I track my order?

You can check on the progress of your order here!

What is the returns policy?

If you're not absolutely satisfied with your purchase, you can return it to Zazzle for a full exchange or refund within 30 days of receipt. Click here for more information.

Some Zazzle products are subject to special return restrictions.


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I have another question...

Please see the CartoonizeMyPet.com FAQ and Zazzles own Help pages for more information.
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Contact Us

Questions or requests? Let us know!