Does my rabbit have matting? Plz help!!

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I am concerned that my rabbit might have matting on her feet and I have no idea what to do... I was thinking that maybe this is just normal for rabbits to have, but I searched everywhere and found nothing!! I got her last year and still have a lot to learn, and would really appreciate it if you guys could help me. I have a picture and it’s not the greatest, she doesn’t like staying still and love to run everywhere.A986486E-5E3F-45E8-8662-AA9FB0530EAF.jpeg
 

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It doesn't look like a mat. Maybe it is her foot padding? Is it hard, or like a ball of fluff?
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It doesn’t feel hard it just feels rough, but she really won’t let me fully touch her feet.
 

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I think it is just the foot padding, no need to worry. If it was a fur mat it may be harder for the rabbit to walk and it would look like the rabbit has an extra toe.
 

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I think it is just the foot padding, no need to worry. If it was a fur mat it may be harder for the rabbit to walk and it would look like the rabbit has an extra toe.
I took a closer picture of her feet, so they look normal? Also sorry the quality of the photos.
 

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Sometimes when my bunny has a lot of mattes on the bottom of her feet, if she won't let me touch it it could mean they hurt. I will put her in a very secure position, close her eyes and use scissors to cut some of it, it really makes a difference. BUT BE VERY CAREFUL. If you're rabbit isn't a calm one, I wouldn't recommend.
 

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Sometimes when my bunny has a lot of mattes on the bottom of her feet, if she won't let me touch it it could mean they hurt. I will put her in a very secure position, close her eyes and use scissors to cut some of it, it really makes a difference. BUT BE VERY CAREFUL. If you're rabbit isn't a calm one, I wouldn't recommend.
Does it look like its matted? I touched her feet and I felt nothing hard the fur was just rough. Shes the type of rabbit that doesn't like be held, and can't stay still at all so that's why I have a tough time touching her feet because shes constantly moving. Also, if she was in pain wouldn't she not be running??? Also do you have a picture of what matted feet look like and could possibly post it?? I looked everywhere and couldn't find one :(
 
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