Dissimilar to The Sims 3, you don’t have the choice to control pets in The Sims 4 — even the ones in your family.
They’re simply completely independent, autonomous bundles of cushion that rest, eat, crap, cry, and – if you don’t watch out – take off at whatever point they feel like it.
Consequently, it very well may be really hard to get them in charming, lovable, or generally unambiguous stances (like when your Sim is showing them stunts or while they’re pursuing their tails or something to that effect).
Furthermore, this is only one reason why we are perpetually thankful for Sims 4 custom posture makers.
So investigate a portion of these great (read: very charming) pet-themed present packs.
1. Feline and Kitten Pose by ayumea
This one’s a fundamental arrangement of solo pet postures, however that makes it a staple to have in your mods organizer (assuming the objective is to catch your Sim’s pets while they’re accomplishing something charming, in any case).
There are a sum of twelve stances, accessible for both grown-up felines and little cats, and they’re all some variety of sluggish relaxing.
Paw cleaning, extending, lounging, howling… all cute activities you’d anticipate from an IRL feline, short the scratching and murmuring.
Don’t bother getting all worked up about teleporter arrangement, by the same token.
Simply ensure your Sim’s feline is plainly noticeable.
2. Canine Pose (Large, Small, Puppy) by ayumea
This pack is from a similar maker of the past set — and it’s a similar idea, as well.
Fundamentally, twelve standard performance pet represents that don’t keep a particular topic or storyline; simply a pet being a pet!
This here pack’s for canines (as the name proposes) of all sizes, ages, and breeds.
It likewise appears to follow the general look of the feline pack in that the stances are for the most part relaxing or general lazing about, with a couple of exemptions (specifically #12 asking for tummy rubs, and #3 and #4, which appear to be varieties of hopping).
Try not to stress over the teleporter here, by the same token.
3. Arbitrary Dog Trick Poses by willowsims18
Like ayumea’s posture packs, this set by willowsims18 is loaded with solo stances.
The greatest distinction is that this one’s focused on canine stunts (thus the name).
So while the initial two were more “irregular stances you could get your feline or canine in when you turn the camera,” this posture pack is significantly more unambiguous.
There are around 11 postures in here (that I counted), and they’re all obviously marked in-game: “hop,” “turn over,” “put on an act of being dead, etc.
Extraordinary tender loving care, I will concede.
What’s more, the stances are extraordinary quality for enormous canines (didn’t attempt them with little doggos, as the maker’s portrayal obviously says “Huge Dog Poses,”).
In any case, I believe it’s a disgrace that there is definitely not a matching posture for the canine’s proprietor.
Like them holding out a treat or holding their paw or something like that.
However, that is my main problem! It’s as yet an extremely strong posture pack to have close by.
4. My Buddy Pose Set by minzza12
Verification that there’s a creature friend out there for everybody.
This posture pack by minzza12 is a straightforward, healthy little gift that highlights different Sims presenting with various pets.
From little babies with large doggos to tall, certain ladies with fun loving little felines, there are a lot of blends to look over (or coordinate with, on the off chance that your Sim’s now got a most loved pet).
I personally am an outright sucker for babies with huge canine varieties — on the grounds that I find it devastatingly cute that large canines naturally know to be delicate around more modest people.
Yet, different postures here are similarly as sweet and endearing – like the baby with the feline, and the grown-up Sim with the little satchel estimated canine.
5. Jingle Paws by simmerberlin
Fleecy family trickeries follow with simmerberlin’s Jingle Paws present pack.
Very much like minzza12’s My Buddy set, this pack accentuates the connection among pets and proprietors.
This time, the stances are significantly more suddenly turbulent and much less arranged. Various ideas, yet all the same no less healthy.
Once more, I need to give an extraordinary whoop to the main posture, with the little children all canine heaping (get it?) on the calmly napping Dalmatian
Truly; how charming?
Furthermore, different stances are comparably warm and fluffy, believe me.
Three children screeching over a little canine?
A feline smoothly watching its proprietors play computer games?
Same feline getting in the middle between expressed proprietors for nestles?
These are some excellent Hallmark shots, truth be told.
6. Baby and Puppy Pose by ayumea
So this isn’t my typical favored blend of large canine, little human, yet it’s still inconceivably adorable.
Particularly on the off chance that it’s a posture pack as great as this.
Nothing as convoluted as Jingle Paws or as fluctuated as My Buddy, however it’s as yet something I can energetically suggest.
There’s no expert method for depicting exactly how much screeching this pack evoked. So you’re about to need to trust me: the stances in this pack are lovable.
Both as see photographs and in-game.
Presents five and six particularly are my kryptonite.
Try to put both teleporters for the Toddler and Pet in a similar spot so they line up precisely. I likewise need to bring up that the posture just works for doggies.
Grown-up little varieties, tragically, won’t take care of business here.
7. A Toddler’s Best Friend by enlightened fox
I’ll quit screeching over babies and pets after this pack, I guarantee.
This is the last set I will suggest with this idea. Yet, I needed to incorporate it since every one of the little children’s demeanors and cooperations with their particular creatures are so. Valuable.
I was unable to hold it in.
A little canine delicately contacting a baby’s knee?
A major canine going about as the little child’s teddy bear?
A minuscule pupper warmly licking a little child’s face?
They all make for the most delightful, guiltless, endearing photographs, I tell you. Inform me as to whether there’s one more conventional method for saying this, however this posture pack is very d’aww-commendable.
There are ten stances generally here. A lot of adorable youngster and-doggo mixes to browse.
8. Rest on Me Pose Pack by Sim_plyreality
This set’s idea is definitely unique in relation to the wide range of various packs I’ve recorded, yet it’s no less endearing.
The review photographs ought to let you know all you want to be aware, yet fundamentally, the postures portray a major cuddly canine soothing its human following an apparently unpleasant day.
From the canine’s speculative would you say you are alright? approach (first posture), to the Sim covering their face in the canine’s fur (fourth one), this TS4 present pack hits various degrees of profound.
Assuming you’ve at any point had your pet attempt to comfort you while you were depressed, you know how exact this situation is.
Pets simply know when their people are feeling horrible, man.
Also, clearly Sims 4 pets are the same.
9. My Best Friend by SakuraLeon
This one has a similar energy as minzza14’s My Buddy pack from prior.
Essentially a similar name, as well.
Be that as it may, I chose to incorporate both in light of the fact that I trust there’s a sufficient contrast between the two to warrant a different suggestion.
The My Buddy pack is more shifted as far as Sim ages, pet sorts, and breed sizes.
There are models for little children, models for grown-ups, models for large canines, and postures for small felines.
SakuraLeon’s My Best Friend pack just has models for grown-up Sims and little, convenient pets (i.e., felines, cats, pups, and little canine varieties).
The postures in this set likewise have less of that “taken shot” quality contrasted with the My Buddy pack (where a large portion of the Sims models aren’t in any event, checking the camera out).
Every one of the twelve shots in this pack radiate the impression of a glad, cheerful proprietor flaunting their endearingly minuscule pets – and the outcomes are much cuter than you’d anticipate.
10. Show Your Pets! Selfie Poses (Set #1) by Veiga Sims
Very much like SakuraLeon’s post set, this pack by Veiga Sims highlights animal people gladly flaunting their pets for the camera — as selfies.
Most certainly an incredible two-for-one idea (since goodness knows there’s dependably a requirement for quality Sims 4 selfie represents), it’s likewise a genuinely special one.
The vast majority of the packs on this rundown are emphases of a similar idea (with a couple being the undeniable exemptions, obviously). In any case, I was unable to find some other TS4 pet posture pack that used pets and selfies in a similar shot.
Inventiveness alone warrants a suggestion here.
In any case, we should pause for a minute to see the value in the quality as well.
Both the pets and the Sims have incredible articulations, precise positions, and don’t look abnormal by any stretch of the imagination. That is a huge upside for me.