Are Your Pets Going to be Inanimate Objects?
Probably not. More to the point: No. This is the one-word response that SimGuruDaniel gave to one curious Twitterer (?) @PurpleClauu when asked whether pets would get the same treatment as infants in the Sims 4, where kids are notoriously objectified. You can see the tweet below:
Source: TheSims Forum
Source: The Sims Forum