About Nananimals

Nana & Maisy Pancakes Dance!

Hi! My name is Nana, and I draw all kinds of awesome animals doing everyday things—whether it’s a dog waiting for a call or a penguin running out of toilet paper, or even a family of chippies happening upon a great sale—we can all relate, right?

All the Nananimals are really committed to spreading the love, so I’ve made some images available for personal use via free download links. Please always leave the credit line intact and add one when you can. (Like this: © Nana Nishigaki | NANANIMALS.com) Thank you!

Another way we share the fun is by leaving stacks of cool postcards around town. Twin Cities folks can find them at places like our superduper vet clinic, co-ops, and more! If you’d like a surprise snail mail postcard from us, send me your address using the form below.

(Your privacy is totally safe with us because the animals eat all your info for extra safety. We will never sell or share your information!)

Looking for gifts or treat for yourself? We have lots of neat Nananimals goods for sale! The shirts come from a company called Spreadshirt, and everything else is made by CafePress. I would’ve liked to keep it all in one place, but Spreadshirt has much nicer shirts for much cheaper, and CafePress does everything else better. The prices are very reasonable—even *I* would buy them! As always, a portion of the sales go to animal rescues.

Do you want to commission a drawing of your dog or another kind of pet? Do you want to complain about the underrepresentation of koalas in Nananimals? Please use the form below and send me a note!


I know you need a very special drawing of your pet or favorite animal! Commissions make perfect gifts. 🙂 In fact, most of my commissions are gifts for someone special, and often as memorials, too. It fills my heart to draw these heart-animals knowing that they are so, so dear to someone. You can be sure that I put all the love and care into my drawings!

Here are the details:

Price: $120 for one animal • $210 for two • $290 for three.
Shipping is free for continental US!

What you get: One 5″ x 5″ or 5″ x 7″ print (mats available for $20) & digital file

Bonus: A free set up for shirts and other things (totes, mugs, cards, etc.), so you can gear up with your animal picture! (Just like my other Nananimals gear.)

What to do: Send me photos of your pet, with special instructions or preferences you may have. You can use the form below, or email me. After receiving your payment, I’ll get started!

The wait: I typically ask for about a 2 week turnaround to be safe. I can often swing a Procrastinator’s Express Schedule, so let me know!

Contact Nananimals!

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