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Tail Thickness Slider for Pets

by PharaohHound Posted 1st Jul 2012 at 10:31 PM - Updated 8th Jun 2013 at 10:57 PM by PharaohHound : verify 1.50 compatible
92 Comments / replies (Who?) - 2 Feedback Posts, 16 Thanks Posts
Fed up with EA's wimpy little tails? I present today my solution, a tail thickness slider for all pets.

Look at that thick, fluffy tail!

  • Works on all ages and species of pets
  • Found in the Body panel of Create a Pet, called "Tail Thickness"
  • Alters the angle of the tail slightly to avoid clipping with thicker fur
  • Works with all tail lengths for all species, except curly tails for dogs (the curly tail seems to use different bones, haven't figured out how to alter those yet)

Compatible patches 1.33 through 1.50. Built in 1.33.
Note for CC Magic/Package merging!
I have had issues with the sliders not appearing if merged when other pet sliders are installed. For CC Magic users, I strongly recommend you install these in the legacy folder (My Documents/EA/Sims 3/Mods/Packages).

Known issues
With dogs and cats, there may be some clipping when combining the maximum tail slider and maximum coat length. However, the tail becomes so excessively large with this combination, it shouldn't be too much an issue to scale things down a little.

Special thanks
To HP for using her freaky mind-control powers to make me do this.
Tags: #tail, #volume, #thickness, #size, #slider, #cat, #dog, #horse

Type: Other

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

Sims 3 Pets
Built with Game Version: 1.33
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PharaohHound pet tail

Size: 1.8 KB · Downloads: 59,402 · 1st Jul 2012
1.8 KB 59,402 1st Jul 2012
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:

See: Game Help:TS3 CC Basicswiki for a full guide!
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Rubric Wrangler
Original Poster
#76 Old 21st Jan 2014 at 11:13 PM
Can confirm this works with 1.65, will not be patching my game further at this time, so I can't confirm 1.66. These have never been broken by a patch, though, so I would think they're probably safe.

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Test Subject
#77 Old 4th Feb 2014 at 5:49 PM
It's been driving me absolutely nuts that the horses all have ridiculously thin tails. Thank you!
#78 Old 20th Jun 2014 at 5:27 PM
This is exactly what I have been needing! Thank you so much.
Test Subject
#79 Old 25th Jun 2014 at 2:08 PM
Can you upload the adult test horse.. love it!
Test Subject
#80 Old 28th Oct 2014 at 9:56 PM
Thanks! I didn't like the tails first, they was so small!
Field Researcher
#81 Old 6th Nov 2014 at 1:10 AM
I downloaded this, but I want to know if this is also available when we go to "dress" our pets after adoption? I will check it out myself and if so, I will mention it here by editing my post.
ALSO I will be testing playability with the ep's I have and all the mods and will return if there are issues and/or bugs/glitches with this mod.
Test Subject
#82 Old 12th Jan 2015 at 8:58 AM
I wanted to make my real pony in Sims 3 and I used size slider but the tail looked REALLY wimpy compared to pics of my real pony, so I tried your slider and it works a treat!!! Thanks so SO SO much!!! HWS
Test Subject
#83 Old 31st Jan 2015 at 5:35 AM
This is so, so, so perfect. Thank you!!!
Test Subject
#84 Old 15th Feb 2015 at 12:14 AM
This mod is amazing! It will make the tails look so much better
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#85 Old 19th Apr 2015 at 7:00 PM
Thanks so much
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#86 Old 3rd May 2015 at 6:52 AM
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#87 Old 6th Jul 2015 at 8:20 PM
thank you this is amazing mod!
Test Subject
#88 Old 16th Sep 2015 at 5:46 PM
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#89 Old 17th Nov 2015 at 12:32 AM
Thanks so much! Now my horses have lovely full tails instead of thin pieces of hair EA had for tails. Looks so much more realistic.
Lab Assistant
#90 Old 20th Dec 2015 at 9:21 PM
Test Subject
#91 Old 4th Mar 2016 at 5:20 AM
thank you so much now the animals can look more real to their breeds!
Test Subject
#92 Old 29th Mar 2016 at 1:17 PM
Now my pets are soooo much better! Thanks!
Test Subject
#93 Old 1st Apr 2016 at 6:34 PM
thanks for this mod i have been looking for something like this. happy siming :)
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