Is there a way to turn off animals in creative mode in minecraft? I have world edit installed.
You can use the WorldGuard mob-spawning flag:
/region flag __global__ mob-spawning deny
Using: WorldEdit and MV 2.5 b641
It turns out I was not playing on peaceful mode, when you do that, all the animals go away.
Set the game rule doMobSpawning to false.
/gamerule doMobSpawning false
The following command stops spawning naturally: