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Hello, everyone! :) 

I thought I'd make this post to help anyone that is confused about making and submitting CYOs. 

First off, here are the basics:



First you need to find a base you'd like to use. You cannot just freehand these. Here is where you can pick a base: 


To make a CYO you need a CYO brush. You can try and get a brush from The Wishing Wells or you can find them when mining sometimes!  

(You must have ZC to use The Wishing Wells.)

From The Wishing Wells or mining you can obtain an alted or non alted CYO brush. 

Non-alted means your pet can only have one color, while Alted means it can have up to 6 color variations! 

Your pet can have up to four levels (stages) with either brush! Though, it doesn't have to.

It can have anywhere between 1-4 levels (stages.)

(Baby, Child, Teen, Adult.) (Egg counts as level 0)

Example: Alt 1 of Colorful Storm Cat and it's stages.

(Egg) (Level 0)-->egg1completeff2SMALL.png.173d2eda4bf03000c9f208c4a97ecd00.png (Baby) (Level 1)-->babyalt1SMALL.png.7ea3649162778c30621089bbf9629c6b.png (Child) (Level 2)-->5a287789bc955_childalt1completeSMALL.png.ffc5d312041a44d74dee5f45cdb1f035.png

 (Teen) (Level 3)-->teeneditCOMPLETEEditv2SMALL.png.7c3ee929f1ec3a5571899dcb73b866a7.png (Adult) (Level 4)-->adultCompleteoneSMALL.png.a426f78339e6bf26b0300e264e89b648.png

And here is the full set with all six different colorations: 


You must also have access to one of the following drawing programs: 

GIMP (Which is free.)

Pixlr (Which is also free.)

Adobe Photoshop

Paint Tool Sai.

I personally use Paint Tool Sai. :) 




How to format your images for the CYO:



Okay, once you finish coloring your CYO you must make sure of some things.

1. Your images must have a transparent background.

2. Your images must be 100x100 or 150x150. Any smaller or bigger isn't allowed. 

3. Your images must be .png files. 




And finally, how to submit it! 



Firstly, you need to submit a name for your CYO here: http://www.petadoptables.com/custompet.php?do=color


Make sure you select the right brush with the name!

If you select a regular, non-alted CYO Brush then you'll only be able to upload one alt! 

Once it is approved, it'll say approval granted. You should get a notification when that happens.


When that does happen, you can start adding the images for your CYO.

Click where is says Approval Granted on this page: http://www.petadoptables.com/custompet.php?do=color


You need to go to Create New CYO and select it.

The first thing you'll be asked to do is upload the egg, which is pretty simple. 

Just make sure you read "How to format your images for the CYO" above. Also, make sure you're sure you uploaded the right thing before submitting.

You won't be able to change it afterwards.


Once you've uploaded the egg, go to "Add Levels to CYO." 

This CYO only has one level, so I'm only adding one! 

When adding levels, use Alt 1.

Example: I uploaded Alt 1, level 1. 

If you have more than one level, continue to use Alt 1 for the levels. 

Alt 1, Level 2 

Alt 1, Level 3

and so on. 

Don't add more levels than you have/need. 



Next, go to "Add Alts to CYO" and select your CYO.

Once there, you'll be brought here.

The Alt 1 I submitted for "Level 1" shows up first.

See how all the different alts I uploaded are beside the 1 on the left? Well, that's because they're Level 1 alts.

(They're beside the 50 on the right because it takes 50 clicks for a pet to reach level 1. Also, notice how the eggs are Level 0.)

If you're uploading a CYO with more than one Level (Stage), you will upload Level 2 images next to the 2, Level 3 images next to the 3, and so on.

But, since these only have one Level, those other levels aren't listed. 

If your pet has less than 6 alts, then upload those and leave the rest blank. 


Once you're done with all of that you can scroll down and submit your CYO! 

Once submitted you must wait for it to be approved. Once it is approved you'll receive a notification with a code. 

You can redeem the pets here: http://www.petadoptables.com/promo.php





Alright, I believe I covered everything! If anyone has any further questions, please ask! 

I know it's a bit confusing. It's still a bit confusing for me. 

Once I make another fully staged and alted CYO I'll probably update this post and try and explain that a bit better. 






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