Just as each of your pedigree cats has its own distinct personality, your cattery should have a unique identity that sets it apart from the rest. One way to achieve this is by working on some cat logos. In this blog post, we’ll explore the importance of having a logo for your cattery, how it can benefit your marketing efforts, AND how to create a simple logo to get you started.
Why should you have a cattery logo?
Credibility and Professionalism
First impressions matter, and a well-designed logo can instantly show your professionalism and credibility to potential kitten buyers. When someone is searching for a cattery to get their new family member from, a logo can signal that you take your cattery seriously and are committed to providing a high-quality environment for their future pets.
A logo is a visual representation of your cattery’s brand. It can include elements that reflect your unique values, style, and personality. Over time, a memorable logo becomes associated with your cattery in the minds of your potential buyers. Think about companies that stick out in your head as instantly recognizable, like Apple or Nike. They have created a successful branding through their logo alone, and that level of brand recognition can be immensely powerful for your cattery.
It is also a great way to set you apart from everyone else, as we know the world of pedigree cat breeding can be extremely crowded. It is crucial that you are always finding ways to stand out.
We all want to be the cattery that gets chosen above others. A well done, memorable logo will make potential buyers more like to choose your cattery because you will leave a lasting impression. Your cat logo design will be something that buyers can quickly and easily remember you by.
How To Create a Cattery Logo
Now that we’ve established why having a logo is essential for your cattery, let’s move on to the good stuff, how to actually create one. This is a simple step by step on creating an easy, quick logo using Canva.
You can watch the video below, or review the written instructions.
Step 1: Head to Canva.com
Create yourself an account, or login if you already have one.
Step 2: Customize your Cat Logos
Once you’re logged in, you’ll be taken to the Canva dashboard. Click on the “Create a design” button located on the top right corner of the screen.
In the search bar, type “logo.” From here, you can browse through all the templates that Canva has for logos. There are TONS. You can try searching “cat” in the design box to see ones that are already cat designs.
Once you find a template you’re happy with, you can customize the colors, graphics and fonts!
This is where you can be as creative as you want and try to embody your cattery as best you can.
Add your cattery name: Double-click on the existing text to edit it. Replace it with your cattery’s name.
Choose your colors: Click on the various elements of the logo to change their colors. Try to select colors that resonate with your cattery’s theme and personality. A fun idea is to use colors that are associated with your breed of cat! Like gray, brown, black, lilacs, etc.
Pick a font: Choosing a font is a monster on it’s own, you could search through font combinations for hours and hours.
Just spend some time playing around with your design until you land on something you are happy with!
You can search “cat” in the search box under templates and find some pre-designed logos that take all the hard work out of it for you!
Once your happy with your design, export it and start using it!
The Problem with Canva for Your Cat Logos
While it is a great tool for creating a simple cattery logo on the fly, it can be very difficult to create a logo that is 100% uniquely you. This is because there are several hundreds of thousands of users on Canva, and you can bet that means other catteries are using it to create their cat logos too. Their templates are limited so you are bound to have a logo that is similar to another catteries.
The only way to get a cattery logo that will not be mistaken for someone else’s and completely encapsulates your vision for your cattery is to get it custom made.
Here are Cat Breeder Sensei, Mallory hand draws every single logo design. This makes it completely unique to you and your cattery, and no one else will ever have one like it. One of a kind logos are sure to boost your noticeability.
Check out the other logo designs she’s done and GET YOURS STARTED NOW!