Cat with fur on bottom of feet???

SunnyDJOctober 4, 2011

We just took in another stray kitten, cutest darn thing you've ever seen but also a little stinker...But, this little beauty has fur growing on the bottom of her feet which I've never seen....She is semi long haired with tabby markings....

Just curious as I've never had a cat with long fur between their toes.....

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Yes......some of my cats have had that. It may or may not bother him. If it does, it's perfectly alright to trim the hair carefully with round-tipped scissors. You'll know if the cat chews on it's pads or grooms them excessively. It can pick up all sorts of nasty stuff the cat is obliged to clean off by licking. If it's an outside kitty, things like sidewalk de-icer, mud. If an inside kitty, things like poo from the litter pan. Some cat breeds, this is pretty typical, like the Maine Coon and hybrids thereof.

    Bookmark   October 4, 2011 at 2:34PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

I've had two cats with long hair between their toes. One was a Maine Coon Cat, and one was a Himalayan. Both of these cats had sweet, docile personalities.

    Bookmark   October 4, 2011 at 7:31PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Absolutely!! My boys all have furry toes. Since they don't go outside it doesn't bother them (meaning with snow or ice) but they do sometimes end up with kitty litter clumps!

    Bookmark   October 4, 2011 at 8:06PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Thanks for all the answers....I had a feeling she had a trace of Main Coon in her....She is a stray, very lovable but very ornery..At 1st she really wanted out but now I think she knows, she's inside for good....She's still in the chewing stage and I have the marks to prove it, lol....She also terrorizes the older 2 cats and I'm hoping after we get her spayed, she'll settle down...Maybe I should say, I praying she'll settle down and we'll have a calm, happy cat family.....

    Bookmark   October 5, 2011 at 12:51PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Cat pees in bathtub
Why does he do this. I think it is the only place...
dry food for cats that can't eat dry food ;)
Howdy all, There seems to be a lot of experience here...
My cat has an unknown illness! Help!!!!
Hi There I have a 14 and a half year old male cat Sylvester...
Am I confusing my cat?
I've had My Manx for 3 years this summer. He was an...
What cute/funny things do your cats do?
I have one cat who fetches and will bring me toys asking...
Sponsored Products
Toy Story Buzz Lightyear Figurine
$34.99 | zulily
Tiffany-style Cat Accent Lamp
Dogit Nylon Adjustable Snap Collar - D0121
$10.99 | Hayneedle
Tidings of Joy Nativity Wall Plaque - 1146
$42.45 | Hayneedle
Ourpets Company Scratch It Cat Toy - 0860-7749
$30.99 | Hayneedle
Le Salon Guillotine Pet Nail Cutter - 91257
$12.99 | Hayneedle
Le Salon Matt Breaker 10 blades - 91244
$14.99 | Hayneedle
Petmate Red Lady Bug Catnip Cat Toy - 0860-7343
$21.99 | Hayneedle
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™