Leading into 1996 Sally Winey joined ty and released several jointed styles of cats, dogs, bears, and a monkey. Her styles generally favored a pot belly.
Pillow Pals are now featured in the Catalog! Hmm?… how long has it been since ty cleared out the 3000 series of style numbers for these guys? 1992
Of the other styles cats, dogs, and bears went to a curled style.
The seated series continued with many styles of dogs and an elephant.
Papa Shaggy beige is featured in the catalog but has been quietly in production for 2 years now.
The BEANIE BABIES COLLECTION continues to expand mirroring many styles from early ty classics from 1987. By the time we have reached the 1996 catalog they now feature late 3rd generation hang tags and 2nd generation tush tags.