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Create A Pet is so good that it overshadows Create A Sim

The Sims 4 Cats & Dogs’ Create A Pet features are so detailed that they’ve opened up a Pandora’s Box full of questions about the Base Game and Create A Sim!

The announcement of The Sims 4 Cats & Dogs was full of surprises, leaving people curious about the color wheel, the paint tool and all the textures that we can apply to our Pets. However, things took a quick turn after SimGuruLyndsay confirmed that those features are exclusive to Cats and Dogs only:

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As you can see, there’s basically an unlimited amount of colors that you can choose to paint your pet. However, there are only 25 skin tones that you can pick for your Sim…

The Create A Style that’s exclusive to pets is not the only thing that’s raising our eyebrows. There’s also heterochromia which lets your cats & dogs have different eye colors for each eye. There are actual people in the world with heterochromia, however that’s only exclusive to Cats and Dogs.

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Many simmers feel the same way about Create A Pet and how it’s a shame that most features are not available in Create A Sim:

Some just want to see new features introduced in Create A Sim that could help balance things out:


Many also want to see these features implemented in Build Mode:

Do you feel the same way about the indifference of some creative features between Create A Sim and Create A Pet? Let us know in the comments!

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Jovan Jovic

Founder of the Sims Community website. I do plenty of things around here including writing articles such as "Top 10 Disney Princesses in The Sims", social media management, video content creation, streaming and more!