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What happened to the Saberclaw's tail? Can they not give her a tiny tail like a bunny or a normal tail like all cats? Why ANet has to cut off its tail in the middle? That's animal cruelty : (

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  • Danikat.8537Danikat.8537 Member ✭✭✭✭

    It does have a short tail, it's just not easy to see. But if you turn it sideways in the preview window you can see the tail.

    And like @Asum.4960 said it's based on a genus of sabertooth cats called Smilodon (aka sabretooth tiger) which had a very short tail. Not all cats have long tail, all the lynx species have short tails (which is why they're known as bobcats in North America).

    If I remember correctly the reason, for both sabrecats and lynx, is thought to be that they don't climb much so they don't need a long tail to help with balance. Whatever the reason it's definitely natural. Smilodon lived about 10,000 years ago and no one was going around cutting tails off 120lb+ cats.

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  • Randulf.7614Randulf.7614 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Danikat.8537 said:
    Whatever the reason it's definitely natural. Smilodon lived about 10,000 years ago and no one was going around cutting tails off 120lb+ cats.

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