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My dog on Sims pets is missing, and it keeps telling me to find it, but..

Guest asks: Mar 23rd 2013, ID #303772

Question for The Sims 3 Pets

My dog on Sims pets is missing, and it keeps telling me to find it, but it's no where to be found. What happens if it's missing to long? Will all of my pets get taken away?


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Guest answered: Added 25th Mar 2013, ID #578772

No, all of your pets will not be taken away. In my experience if you just walk around the whole town then you will see your dog (or cat) and there will be a notification.

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Guest said: 8th Sep 2017 | REPORT
How does a Pet run away๐Ÿ˜ถ
Guest said: 12th Dec 2017 | REPORT
my dog just ran away :(
Guest said: 22nd Apr 2018 | REPORT
Hello. I have a big problem! MY PETS DISAPPEARED FROM THE FAMILY!!!!
Guest said: 2nd Oct 2018 | REPORT
If your pet ran away report it lost, if your pet has a collar it has a chance of being found without reporting it, to report it click on a sim, cellphone and report pet lost, you can also find it around town, a easy way to do this is by clicking square, and going to the lost pet, check if they have a specific moodlet, like one you get in a park, if they do, go to the place where the moodlet is found and search for them.
Lulidandeee answered:
Added 4th Apr 2013, ID #581122

It happened to me like three times already and when you keep getting the notification that your dog is missing and to report him as missing through your phone A instead of Y and it will ask you this sim is in another part of town will you like to go there and it will take you where your pet is and just click on the pet and it will say get missing pet or something like that. Hope it helped ! Smile

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Guest said: 30th Aug 2016 | REPORT
Thank you you got my prized dog back
Guest said: 16th Sep 2016 | REPORT
I'm on ps3 and I went to the town screen and pressed triangle to get on the pet and there was an red exclamation point so I went to it and it saidy sim was in a different part of town, went where the pet was and got it back.
Guest said: 4th Oct 2017 | REPORT
It takes too long to go around to every part of town on my Xbox 360
Guest said: 15th Jul 2018 | REPORT
My puppy ran away I looked everywhere and Iโ€™m on Xbox 360 too

Guest answered: Added 9th Nov 2013, ID #607927

My cat is lost and has befriended me. I see he is starving and is almost an elder. Don't panic รงuz if you do you might miss spots to look

Guest answered: Added 24th Jan 2015, ID #654054

I find the MOST lost animals at the Black Cat Beach and bar, just look around and be careful! Also, some ainimals will enter other people's home and live there!

Guest answered: Added 7th Feb 2015, ID #655101

I can't find my cat my sim was cooking Mac and cheese and exadently started a fire and my dog ran awayp

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Guest said: 4th Sep 2016 | REPORT
thanks i thought i would never find my dog
Guest said: 31st Dec 2016 | REPORT
OmgOmg thanks I forgot about that
Guest said: 5th Jan 2017 | REPORT
Omg thanks so much haha
Guest said: 9th Jun 2018 | REPORT
Guest answered: Added 30th Mar 2015, ID #659146

I went and looked at all the places my pet knew and I found her in the place that she had last visited with me

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Guest said: 16th Feb 2016 | REPORT
Help! I've looked everywhere for three days and my cat isn't to be found! ๐Ÿ˜ฟ I looked everywhere! Help me! My cat hasn't appeared as a ghost or befriended me!
Guest answered: Added 3rd Oct 2015, ID #671348

When you loose your pet you want to be quick finding them because I went to the central park and saw my cat on the road then a notification popped up that I didnt find my cat quick enough and then with my own eyes I saw my cat being stole and the next morning my cats ghost was in my house because the robber killed my cat! ๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ข Please don't let thia happen to you!

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Guest said: 10th Jun 2016 | REPORT
happen to me too!:,(
Guest said: 23rd Oct 2016 | REPORT
Oh no!I lost my dog when i turned into a teen in the game and before i blew out my candles,my table went on fire! My beautiful dog left because she was so scared!(at least i think that is why she left).:( I can't find her anywhere! Can someone help before something happens to her!?
Guest answered: Added 27th Dec 2015, ID #675057

Found mine att the graveyard omg... Poor poor dog! I tought to my self, to find a dog you gotta think like a dog, hahah mission impossible, the graveyard of all plases maybe she was looking for advices from her dead folks? Just look around and you will find you're dog, it just took me 2 hours hahah

Guest answered: Added 21st Jan 2016, ID #676188

It gives you a hint. Look at the mood lets and it will show you like, beautiful park or vile surroundings that gives you a hint as to where it is

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Guest said: 14th May 2016 | REPORT
It wont let me view anything of my lost pet
Guest said: 10th Jun 2016 | REPORT
horrible surroundings=graveyard or bad place
Guest said: 25th Mar 2017 | REPORT
Mine just says he's filthy and having a blast :(
Guest said: 24th Aug 2017 | REPORT
What does filthy surroundings mean??!!!
Guest answered: Added 6th Feb 2016, ID #676802

I know if your pet is independent it runs away and listen to the guy or person that says use your moodlets and how you dovthatvit you press X and go to the pet that is missing I was honestly trying everyone of these and they all work but the best is to use the moodlets!

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Guest said: 15th Aug 2016 | REPORT
What if your pet is lost and is nothe independent
Guest answered: Added 9th Apr 2016, ID #678604

All you need to do is reset your pet from the mailbox and poof, it appears back in hour home.

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Guest said: 25th Oct 2016 | REPORT
I tried all the other tips on here and the only one that worked was this one. He instantly reappeared whenever I reset him from the mailbox.
Guest answered: Added 16th Apr 2016, ID #678797

I went to the moodlets and it said something and then under it it said (from library) so I went to the library and my dog was there

Guest answered: Added 18th May 2016, ID #679570

At about 6-8 o clock pm in sim hours, a notification will pop up saying your pet is still missing, etc. Press on on your xbox 360 controller and it will take you straight to your pet. Don't fret ;)

Guest answered: Added 12th Jun 2016, ID #680427

Honestly, I think you should take them to to pet spa and get a treatment. The pet may not come right away but keep an eye on the pets moodlets. Then after some time it should have a mpptled from rhe pet spa and then quicly wiew the pet spa and your pet should be there! I lost my cat and was so worried I wouldn't find him and I did this and it worked!!

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Guest said: 16th Jan 2017 | REPORT
It was about 8 and I had it on warp speed using the massage method. I was so surprised to see my dog! The only problem is it costs money.
Guest said: 18th Jul 2018 | REPORT
u can use cheats to get ur money back i u want
Guest answered: Added 15th Jun 2016, ID #680554

Whenever my dog runs away, I usually wait a sim day or 2 then go to the Llama and Hound bar at about midnight. He usually shows up right away

Guest answered: Added 18th Oct 2017, ID #693220

If you have a save with the animal in then go back to the save and do everything right / do everything the same and do that one thing correct
Hope this helped

Guest answered: Added 27th May 2019, ID #703531

Don't save then leave and rejoin


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