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Create structures by clicking various elements together, simply unlock to start-over. A clean & healthy toy for both you and your cat.
Create structures by clicking various elements together, simply unlock to start-over. A clean & healthy toy for both you and your cat.
Create structures by clicking various elements together, simply unlock to start-over. A clean & healthy toy for both you and your cat.
322 backers pledged €23,873 to help bring this project to life.

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"Better late than never"
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Dear old backers and other readers! 

In all the madness we forgot to even post an update in our old campaign... WE are doing great nonetheless, over 1.000 units sold halfway through. 

Cardboard 'Landmark' play houses for cats, dogs & small pets
Cardboard 'Landmark' play houses for cats, dogs & small pets

Short link: poopycat.com/landmarks 

Let us know what you think! And, friends who care, share!

Thank you and much love!

Thomas
Founder of Poopy Cat

Final batch shipped out / cycling to London with two cats

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"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success" Napoleon Hill

Friends,

Tomorrow we celebrate our freedom in The Netherlands. Today the last backers celebrate the shipment of their long-awaited BLOCKS packages. Depending on your location the remaining packages will be received within 1 to 3 weeks. 

Our team has been working overtime to make sure all parcels are received to the doorsteps of backers around the world. Please forgive us for any delays and if you have any questions feel free to send an email to info@poopycat.com!

In other news, last week we travelled to London! Inspired by the Popemobile, the custom made ‘Kittymobile’ has been specially converted from a traditional Dutch bakfiets bicycle for the journey to formally launch Poopy Cat in the UK. Check out the video:

If you have received BLOCKS, please share your creation with #poopycat or send it via email, Facebook.com/poopycat or instagram.com/poopycatofficial! We received some structures already and it is mega pawesome to see what you guys create! 

Thanks for backing, your patience and hopefully for sharing!

Thomas 

Unfortunate delays for some shipments outside EU

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"Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet"
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Dear backers, 

We are facing problems with exporting some of our products. About half of the deliveries, mostly outside the EU needed additional information. We were not aware of these requests and thanks to many messages we are able to start solving this complication.   

First we would like to offer our sincere apologies, we did not expect (or buffer) for delays in this stage. Depending on the response time of our distribution partner, we will update you on progress. We aim to continue export tomorrow and deliver BLOCKS to you within 3-10 workings days after that depending on your location. 

Also, our apologies for not responding earlier, we were actually cycling from Amsterdam to London (Sounds crazy huh? Watch the video!). 

We will keep you updated more frequently the coming days, if we have certainty, you will too. 

Thank you for your patience.

Thomas

Production finished / shipping started

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"Our patience will achieve more than our force"
Edmund Burke

Dear backers, 

First of all let me you thank you for your ongoing patience. You have been waiting for this update for a long time, but we are here now presenting good news! We have finished the production of BLOCKS and we are ready to ship out!!!

Production finished
After facing several challenges to make sure the product was meeting our quality standards we made some changes to the materials and the product (complete list in previous update). The decorative set was still not meeting our standards (a single sheet of stickers was the best what we could do now). One of our partners gave us the great idea to provide tools so the cat owners themselves could decorate BLOCKS... We have now added animal (and child) friendly crayons to substitute the decorative set, including instruction! Below a picture of the basic package (excluding slide).

Estimated time of delivery
Due to the high volume of this bulk shipment we needed to enter our own contract with our shipping provider. This particular company is not very fast in their contracting, hopefully their shipping will be more quick. For now please view the schedule below for your estimated delivery!

  • NL, BE, FR, DU, LU, UK within 2-7 working days
  • European Union (excluding above) 4-10 working days
  • Rest of Europe, USA 10-15 working days
  • Australia and Japan 10-20 working days
  • Rest of the world 15-20 working days
We are working hard to improve delivery in every way imaginable! 

Thank you once more for your support and patience for this great product. Please do not forget to send us many pictures of your structures via our social channels or info@poopycat.com!

We will keep you updated on developments regarding to shipping. 

Thomas

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Production started!

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"Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm."
Benjamin Disraeli

Dear backers! 

After a month of waiting we finally return! The last weeks we have been working very hard to get BLOCKS ready for production.... Yesterday production confirmation was given and our amazing product will be ready for inspection end-of-march!

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENTS
We have made many improvements to the product, most of them are in the 'point-zero' millimeter range (23 iteration rounds to get it just right, not including rounds in the bar!). The more visible changes are:  
(1) Stronger, thicker and heavier cardboard - we have sourced a new cardboard type, even stronger than our tested prototypes (visible in the video and pictures). The new cardboard is now strong enough to carry myself (and I am a lot heavier than the girl in the original picture).  
(2) Connector optimization - both inside and outside connectors have been altered and tested many times, our result are single connectors that have the same strength, but are easier to unlock. Also, they will be presented in a sheet, nice and tidy!  
(3) Connection slots - connection slots have an improved shape which allow to push a connector thru the slots without removing the remaining cardboard piece. This is a visual improvement (optional removal), but also it prevents damages during transport and folding of the shapes. 
(4) Adjusted packaging - we have added 4 locks and the sides to make sure the package is strong enough for international deliveries. And as great things come in small(er) packages, the width of the package has decreased to 80 cm making it more easy to handle. 

We have good news and bad news. First the bad news: all the alterations and improvements have lead to a significant improvement of production costs. The good news: we will take care of the overhead. You will just received the new and improved version!

DELIVERY TIME
We received more and more messages on our progress, logical of course. We are approving the various elements before mass production next week, after which production will commence. We expect to execute our quality control the 2nd of April. Giving our involvement in the production process we expect to ship out only one or two days later. 

Shipping times vary with the distance from The Netherlands ("no shit, Sherlock"). We have not yet received estimates on shipping time, but we should be able to deliver BLOCKS anywhere in the world in April!

Have you seen our office video? If not, check it out at: poopycat.com/catoffice! We got over 1.000.000 views already :)

Just a little more patience and you can starting playing. We cannot wait to see all your crazy structures! We will update you when we have news!

Thank you all once more!

Thomas

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