I am a new furry in the fandom and so far so good. I made my first partial suit and for some reason my handler wasn't paying attention. Five kids literally hit, stepped on, and pulled my tail. How can I quickly respond to this chaos without making the parents think I’m mean or something?
What happened was that I made new plans for a fursuit, right? And I was wondering if u thought stompy paws would look good with ditigade legs :/
Mellow the Monster (age 14)
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On the first subject, you need to learn how to interact with people while in fursuit. Yes, your handler should do a better job because your vision is limited (maybe find a new handler or train him or her better on what to do), but there are things you can do, too.
First thing is this: never approach other people—children or adults—unless they ask you to. Try not to let others approach you from behind (that’s something a handler should help you with). If you feel you are being surrounded and tugged or stepped on, retreat away from the crowd and collect yourself before going back to interact with people. If your tail is pulled again, have your handler politely ask people not to do that. If they won’t stop, then it is time to leave. Some crowds are just not very nice.
As for stompy paws with digitigrade legs, sure, that could work. Make sure you carefully plan your design. Sketch it out several times until you get the right look before you begin sewing.
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