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[FIXED] [CD] Pets won't eat unless they're told to

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[FIXED] [CD] Pets won't eat unless they're told to

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Product: The Sims 4
Platform:PC
Which language are you playing the game in? Nederlands
How often does the bug occur? Often (50% - 99%)
What is your current game version number? n/a
What expansions, game packs, and stuff packs do you have installed? All
Steps: How can we find the bug ourselves? Have an automatic food dispenser and a cat, then after a few times, the cat says there is no food and is starting to get hungry, while i still see food. I have to tell my cat to eat before it sees the food too...
What happens when the bug occurs? The cat says there is no food and is starting to get hungry, while I still see food. I have to tell my cat to eat before it sees the food too...
What do you expect to see? The cat to just eat the food that it there... ?
Have you installed any customization with the game, e.g. Custom Content or Mods? Never used.
Did this issue appear after a specific patch or change you made to your system? Neutral/Not Sure 

I have actually alot of bugs to report..... is there somewhere I can name them all?

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Re: Pets won't eat unless they're told to

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Fixed an issue where hungry pets would not eat from food bowls autonomously.

Fixed in Patch 1.51.75

Happy Gaming
Crin


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Re: [TO TEST] [CD] Dogs won't eat unless they're told to

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I've had this no-eating issue with my dogs as well, but as far as I can tell, the fireplace isn't an issue with them (it's not turned on by default though). The do have other quirks, like one is afraid of electronics and another is obsessed with the fridge (I think). I don't have the PP mod installed, but I'll bet there's probably some queue droppage somewhere. Also noticed, this issue more as my pets have aged (they're all elders at the moment). So, perhaps they're senile. My elder sims in the household already have a death wish, exercising until exhaustion, so I wouldn't be surprised. hah! (j/k on the senility bit)
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I've also been having this problem with my 3 cats but I don't own a fireplace. Only one of the cats refuses to autonomously eat, and when one of the other two go to eat the cats who aren't eating are obsessed with watching the one eat and always have the empty pet bowl thought bubble above their heads. I have three different food bowls. It could be an obsession thing generally, but I don't own a fireplace for them to be obsessed with.

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Re: Cat won't eat but bowl is full

Hero

Does the cat eat when you direct her too ?

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Crin


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Re: Cat won't eat but bowl is full

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Yes. I have to send her to eat, otherwise she'll keep meowing at the full bowl and having a negative moodlet. When I make my sim ask what was wrong, she said she was hungry. 

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@Kimo0wW

 

merged with dog thread on the issue then and adjusted title

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Crin


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Re: Cat won't eat but bowl is full

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I don't have a fireplace tho. 

And my cat says there isn't food in the bowl while there is.  So I don't think it's an obsession thing?

I think it has something to do with the automatic food dispenser cause on normal bowls without the dispenser, she eats. 

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Re: Cat won't eat but bowl is full

Hero

There's a few in here that don't have a fireplace. Maybe it's not the cause.

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Crin


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Re: Cat won't eat but bowl is full

EA Staff

Hi everyone

 

We have not been able to reproduce this issue, would any of you be willing to share your save files? 

If so, instructions are here:

 

https://answers.ea.com/t5/Bug-Reports/INFORMATION-How-to-Send-User-Files-to-The-Sims-4-Team/m-p/6065...

 

Thank you very much!         

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Re: Cat won't eat but bowl is full

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Here's the link to my save file:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1za0AFAuxOTiPsm6h3-yhIzdGvVGEFvxk

 

 

It's family Loes/Kabel. Yara Loes and Derek Kabel with a cat named Ginger and a toddler named Joy. They live in Briddlton Bay on the Beach house lot. 

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