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PetCakes Review & Giveaway at Four Little Monsters (open to USA only)

by EJ on 07/14/11

Welcome to another installment of Summer Craze Giveaway Days... or is it Summer Days Giveaway Craze... Summer Giveaway Craze Days? I don't know! Welcome to whatever it's called... I'm SUPER excited for this week's review & giveaway because I'm reviewing our first toy here at Four Little Monsters.
My kids received four sample PetCakes from Series 2 Forest Animals in the following characters: Honey Cakes, Bamboo Berry, Nutty Nicky and Roco Coco (shown in order above). When I first saw these online, I was reminded of a cupcake doll I had when I was little that I absolutely adored, you could bend her dress up over her head (don't freak out, I'm pretty sure she didn't have any legs) and turn her into a cupcake. She smelled like strawberries or something. Anywho, these little cupcake creatures stole my heart just the same way and PetCakes kindly sent my four little monsters four of their own cupcake friends.

When we received the PetCakes, my kids didn't waste any time trying to get into the box and within seconds, everyone had picked their own and started experimenting with the whole idea of It's a bear (squirrel, panda, or raccoon)! No, it's a cupcake! Wait, no it's a bear! No... it's a cupcake! AJ, our iddy biddy baby boy, thought Roco Coco made a better bouncy ball than a cupcake, but oh well, what can you do? LT,  ML and KM really got a kick out of the sweet characters. After all my talk about Strawberry Cupcake doll from my childhood, KM basically expected her PetCake to be scented as well and was disappointed when her Bamboo Berry smelled like any other stuffed animal - but she forgave the poor panda for that, of course, and quickly assumed play and snuggling with him.

Each stuffed creature wears a "frosting" hat with a cherry on top, or sprinkles, etc. Each character fits nicely inside a cupcake "wrapper" (it's soft). They are the perfect size for cuddling and three out of my four monsters are currently napping with their PetCakes while KM's PetCake is watching her play Wii Fit in the other room.

The PetCakes website will soon offer an interactive PetCakes World, which my KM is desperate to play online, she asks me to check back EVERY DAY to see if it's live yet. There are other PetCakes toys as well, like PetCakes Minis (much smaller, plastic characters in cupcake wrappers).

Since I love back stories, let me tell you all about the company that introduced PetCakes to the world. Well Made Toy, the company behind PetCakes, began in 1966 with Fred Catapano, a $1,000 loan and a sewing machine. Catapano was in business by 1968 and sold rag dolls and stuffed animals from New York to Hong Kong. Well Made Toy eventually created the Tattle Talk Friends line, stuffed animals that repeated what someone said in their own voice. Kind of like this crazy hamster doll I saw in Toys R Us the other day that I absolutely must have (ahem... I mean, I must get for my kids). Seriously, it's super adorable. I digress!!

I say thumbs up to PetCakes, they won over my monsters' hearts and mine, too.

Buy PetCakes: Visit Amazon or ToysRus.

Four Little Monsters received four plush PetCakes collectibles for review. All opinions are my own.

One lucky Four Little Monsters reader will win their choice of one (1) Petcake Plush Pet Doll Collectible. Required Entry: Subscribe to Four Little Monsters and confirm subscription. Please provide me your e-mail address in a comment so that I can contact you. (counts as 1 entry) GIVEAWAY CLOSES JULY 22nd, 2011.

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Giveaway Rules:

Winner will be selected by random.org on Saturday July 23rd 2011. Winner will be contacted by email and must respond within 48 hours or a new winner will be selected. Open to residents of the U.S. with a valid street address.

Again, you must leave a separate comment in the comment field for this post for each entry that you make to be entered! If you have completed any of these options for past giveaways, just leave a separate comment reminding me of that! Contest ends midnight, July 22nd 2011. GIVEAWAY CLOSED.

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Comments (14)

1. Glen said on 7/16/11 - 11:11AM
Subscribed via email - gleppig@msn.com
2. Glen said on 7/16/11 - 11:11AM
Liked on Facebook
3. Jen S. said on 7/19/11 - 12:37PM
I would love the Blueberry Buddy. He will fit right in with my pug:-)
4. Jen S. said on 7/19/11 - 12:38PM
These little Petcakes are too cute. you can find me at jensealing@hotmail.com
5. Jennie B Moye said on 7/22/11 - 07:30AM
can't find your email subscribe button but I did do the RSS feed! jenblizzard@yahoo.com
6. Jennie B Moye said on 7/22/11 - 07:30AM
Liked FLM on facebook Jennie Blizzard Moye
7. Jennie B Moye said on 7/22/11 - 07:31AM
My fav is Randy Candy! jenblizzard@yahoo.com
8. Jennie B Moye said on 7/22/11 - 07:33AM
Following FLM on twitter @jenblizzard542
9. JennieB Moye said on 7/22/11 - 07:33AM
Petcake fan on facebook Jennie Blizzard Moye Left comment
10. Julie said on 7/22/11 - 10:19AM
email subscriber aunteegem@yahoo.com
11. Julie said on 7/22/11 - 10:19AM
like u on fb Julie Scott Laws aunteegem@yahoo.com
12. Julie said on 7/22/11 - 10:20AM
like the honey bear petcakes so cute aunteegem@yahoo.com
13. Julie said on 7/22/11 - 10:20AM
like Petcakes on fb Julie Scott Laws left comment aunteegem@yahoo.com
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