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Cat Bow Collars

by gdayars Posted 27th Feb 2018 at 3:54 AM - Updated 27th Feb 2018 at 5:17 AM by gdayars
8 Comments / replies (Who?) - 1 Feedback Posts, 7 Thanks Posts
This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
After I saw Charity's adorable ribbon collars, I just KNEW I had to make a collar! I wanted a bow however, so I started doing my research

This is the maxis collar, with the buckle replaced with a bow instead. It comes with the base and the mesh, and 14 recolors besides!

I have uploaded mesh only, mesh and recolors together, or recolors only.

The textures used are primarily mine but I did use the following in my recolors:



I have included two tone solids, polka dot, Christmas, Valentine's and "Spooky Day", red plaid which can also be used as Christmas, striped, velvets, and camo.




Known issues: On larger cats, there is some clipping. I included a picture showing mine compared to Maxis. Since this is the maxis collar, but with a bow attached instead of a buckle, it WILL have the same clipping issues as the maxis collar, in the same locations. Occasionally, the bow will also clip. The larger cats will have hair go through the collar, in certain positions especially. MUCH of this is a similar fault to the maxis one.

This upload naturally requires Pets.

These are buyable from the pet collar stand found in community lots for 49 simoleans or from items such as Monique's computer.

You can change the cat at the mirror by changing their appearance.

Polygon Counts:
428 poly count

Additional Credits:
Thanks to Jo for doing recolors , go check them out! and Jo and Ellu for testing
Tags: #cat, #bow collar, #petstheme, #pets

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 2 Pets
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Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
gdabowcollarmesh.zip | bow collar mesh

Size: 31.0 KB · Downloads: 551 · 27th Feb 2018
31.0 KB 551 27th Feb 2018
gdabowcollarrecolors.zip | bow collar recolors

Size: 403.0 KB · Downloads: 512 · 27th Feb 2018
403.0 KB 512 27th Feb 2018
gdabowcollarmeshrecolors.zip | bow collar mesh and recolors

Size: 433.8 KB · Downloads: 885 · 27th Feb 2018
433.8 KB 885 27th Feb 2018
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file.

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Origin (Ultimate Collection): Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims™ 2 Ultimate Collection\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows Vista/7/8/10: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads
  • Mac x64: /Library/Containers/com.aspyr.sims2.appstore/Data/Library/Application Support/Aspyr/The Sims 2/Downloads
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#2 Old 27th Feb 2018 at 4:24 AM
So lovely! <3 Thanks
Mad Poster
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#3 Old 27th Feb 2018 at 5:44 AM
Very VERY cute! I love the placement of the bow, it's just where it should be. And the recolors are gorgeous! Some really nice combinations in there. Can't wait to go deck out all of my Sims' cats with these
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#4 Old 27th Feb 2018 at 9:56 AM
So very cute, thank you
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#5 Old 27th Feb 2018 at 6:00 PM
Just what my new little kitty needs! Puuuurfect!

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#6 Old 27th Feb 2018 at 6:05 PM
Love them too
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#7 Old 27th Feb 2018 at 6:35 PM
These are really cool. they look so sweet :)
Mad Poster
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#8 Old 7th Mar 2018 at 4:36 AM
Nice collar!
Meet Me In My Next Life
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#9 Old 29th Jun 2019 at 3:10 AM
Thank you much :)