I am currently remaking my fore and feet-paws due to
the fact that it is wayyyyyy too hard to cool down in a suit when the
paws are attached! The other reason is that my current feet are just
too floppy, I wanted to make them a little more solid looking.
I carved upholstery foam over some cheap shoes called "Basics"
which were only $5 at K-Mart (or WalMart). They are simple, non-fancy
I carved the foam using an electric knife. Then I glued
the fur by using upholstery spray-glue (great stuff, aka like Super
Then I got some white and pink vinyl and cut the pawpads roughly to
the shape I wanted. I used both material glue (white when liquid, and
clear when dry,but has some stretchy-ness to it) and the same spray-glue
to attach the vinyl to the bottom of the shoe/fur. (If you noticed,
I modified the vinyl slightly to fit a little better than the rough
version, also went from four to three paw pads because I didn't have
I just let that dry, and they were pretty much done. I ended up not
using the shoes. I yanked them out and ended up putting Dr.Scholl's
padding in them instead. Very comfy, and NO blisters!!