All Breedz All Colorz
Welcome to Project All Breedz All Colors! What have I done here? I have taken every breed in the "Petz" series, completely unhexed and unedited and bred them for color mutations. My goal is to have a representative in each breed for each of the 10 "natural petz colors." But there is more...
You can download these representatives in zip files (one for each breed) to use in your own breeding programs! (The last petz are for Petz 5 only. All others will work in Petz 3, 4, or 5.)
What is a Natural Mutation?
In Petz, a natural mutation is when the offspring have a color or characteristic unlike their parents or anscestors. Natural mutations can occur in mixed breedz, hexed breedz, etc., but they are most interesting in purebreds of the original breedz. When P.F.Magic came out with Petz 3, the biggest innovation was breeding. Many players got into mixing breedz, because it provided them with truly unique petz that hadn't existed in Petz II, but P.F. Magic went beyond simply allowing for the mixing of traits. They allowed for mutations, fairly rare, of course, so that new colors and, in some cases, markings could appear through breeding even purebreds. So, their lack of variety in some breedz (like the Russian Blue or Sheepdog) didn't have to ring true for their descendents. Now, petz players could have truly unique petz, even in the purebreds WITHOUT any need to hack the files (a practice called hexing or hex-painting that players have been doing since Catz and Dogz 1).
This site/project focuses on mutations in the main body color, but many types of mutations occur in Petz. Secondary body colors (like B&W Shorthair feet), iris colors, eyelids, etc. can all mutate. Dalmatians spots are a source of change in terms of number (but NOT color). German Shepherds and Pugs have a tendency for marking changes (Petz 5 added some pretty weird stuff). Some things do not mave mutations. Several cat textures do not mutate. Maine Coons, Orange Shorthairs, and Tabbies allow an underneth color to show through the texture (so that they can have mutations in that color), but four new Petz 5 breedz do not allow mutation through their textures. Petz noses, paw pad colors, and whiskers never mutate. Dalmatian spots, mutt patches, and Alley Cat patches never change colors, nor do chest patches or blazes or certain color spots (on Calicos, Japanese Bobtails, Papillons, etc.).
~Most new Catz 5 breedz are not represented because their original, unedited forms contain non-transparent bmps, which do not allow for mutations.
~Most petz here are 2nd or 3rd generation, small files, and not inbred.
~Downloads are not available until all ten colors have been gathered.