Metatarsal Pad of Hind Foot of a Cat
Metatarsal Pad of Cat

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Metatarsal Pads
Limb pads located at the metatarsus, under the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint.
These are the largest of the pads on the plantar surface of the hind feet of cats and dogs.
Also known as plantar pads and [by Revealing Paws] as heel pads.
Cf. metacarpal pads