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Unused cat fur textures?

Postby Kynthea » August 7th, 2014, 3:05 am

I'm not sure where else to put this, but I was playing around with the WoW Modelviewer to see if I could find any battle pets to reskin (for my own amusement- I want to make some classic tabbies, ocicats, and bengal cats) and I saw a couple of things. One was a spectral cat (I forgot to take a screenshot).
Another was two skins that I don't believe I've seen in game before.
The first one was called "Cringer" and is green with orange stripes.
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The second was called "boots" and appears to be black and white with a ringed tail. I've seen the cringer model before and its obvious where its from, but the boots one was strange to me.
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So, the question is, do you think they will add these in to the game at some point or has anyone come across these models in use on Beta?
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Re: Unused cat skins?

Postby Mehetabel » August 7th, 2014, 3:30 am

I'd love to have the Cringer one! :shock:

My hunters favourite pet is the original "Cringer" skin cat from Felwood and it would be awesome to have a "baby" version of it. :lol:

And THEN Blizz can give us a Battlecat mount and the world will be just about perfect!

(showing my age here a bit :oops: )
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Re: Unused cat skins?

Postby Furkel » August 7th, 2014, 3:33 am

I think I've seen the spectral cat as a future Hallow's End pet on Wowhead, but these two are new to me - the boots one in particular is kind of weird, because it's a perfectly normal-looking cat skin and yet I've never seen it in-game. Maybe someone wasn't happy with the tail (which does look a bit unnatural) and it ended up never getting used?

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Re: Unused cat skins?

Postby Kynthea » August 7th, 2014, 4:16 am

I would LOVE to have the Cringer one and a Battle Cat mount. I'd like to have "boots" as well, but then I am a cat lover with 15 cats in my house. I used to have 63 cats on my farm.
I'd love for them to have some cows that can be captured. I only have two cows, but I named one of them Alleria.

I looked at the spectral version and it seems all of the cat skins are available in spectral and they are also available with the hallowsend hat in the modelviewer.
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The tail on Boots does look a bit odd. I sort of wonder if one of the devs modeled it after their own cat or a cat that they knew.

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Re: Unused cat skins?

Postby Hermy » August 7th, 2014, 6:19 am

I just wanted to say, at first glance, this thread title was a bit gruesome! :shock: :lol:

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Re: Unused cat skins?

Postby Kynthea » August 7th, 2014, 7:30 am

Hermy wrote:I just wanted to say, at first glance, this thread title was a bit gruesome! :shock: :lol:

LOL. Oops. I changed it to fur textures instead.

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Re: Unused cat fur textures?

Postby Hermy » August 7th, 2014, 11:24 am

Hahahaha! Even though I knew what you meant, I got some interesting visuals pop into my head! :lol:

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Re: Unused cat fur textures?

Postby Kynthea » October 20th, 2014, 1:57 pm

Well, it looks like the "boots" texture has been used on Widget the Departed.
http://www.warcraftpets.com/community/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=11547

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Re: Unused cat fur textures?

Postby Voskres » October 26th, 2014, 12:25 am

I just happened to see the green one at Venomspite in Northrend.

He's in the building next to the inn, and is a level one named Patchy.

He appears to belong to Junior Apoth Lawrence.


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