Ty Squishy Beanies
Ty Inc. filed a trademark application for the name SQUISH-A-BOOS on January 6, 2020. The Ty Squish-a-Boos began shipping to retailers in late May 2020. The first animals to show up on retail shelves were Dotty, Fantasia, Slush and Zoey. The remainder of the first nine appeared on store shelves in July 2020. The original Squish-a-Boos were all approximately 14 inches in size.
Four of the original Squish-A-Boos
In January 2021, Ty introduced a new, 10-inch size of Squish-a-Boos to expand the product line.
In November 2021, the first licensed Squish-a-Boos representing Peppa Pig appeared in the UK.
In December 2021, 4-inch Squish-a-Boos showed up on retailer shelves in the UK. Ty started selling them at the Ty online store in June 2022. The 4-inch Squish-a-Boos have plastic eyes instead of the embroidered eyes on the 14-inch and 10-inch versions.
In June 2022, Squish-a-Boos clips made their appearance in the USA. The Squish-a-Boos clip versions have plastic eyes instead of the embroidered eyes on the 14-inch and 10-inch versions. It appears that the clip versions are exactly the same as the 4-inch versions except for the addition of the plastic clip and the loop that attaches it.
During 2022, Ty changed the name of the entire Squish-a-Boos product line to Squishy Beanies. The inside of the newly introduced Squishy Beanies swing tags showed "The Squishy Beanies Collection" instead of "The Squish-a-Boos" Collection.