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 The present invention relates to floor protectors and, more particularly, to a floor protector that is specifically designed for a rocking chair . . . .
 There has always been a need to protect hard floors from the damage caused by chairs and other types of furniture as they move back and forth and across the floor and the imprint the furniture may cause due to the weight of the furniture and/or the person sitting on the furniture.
 Existing floor protectors commonly found in the market place include chair glides made of plastic and/or steel that nail or screw on, felt or padded strips that glue on and chair leg booties that slip on, however they do not specfically fit or conform to the shape of a rocking chair rocker foot (also referred to as rocker arm, runner, rocker) to protect the floor, the rocker foot, and to prevent noise and add decoration.
 Felt strips are sometimes used on rocker feet to protect the floor. They do not conform to and specifically fit a rocking chair rocker foot and must be glued on and once they are removed they can not be reused and put back on. They are not decorative and do not provide as much protection or noise prevention as the present invention.
 They do not specfically fit or conform to the shape of a rocking chair rocker foot (also referred to as rocker arm, runner, rocker) to protect the floor. They do not specfically fit or conform to the shape of a rocking chair rocker foot (also referred to as rocker arm, runner, rocker) to protect the rocker foot from damage. They do not specfically fit or conform to the shape of a rocking chair rocker foot (also referred to as rocker arm, runner, rocker) to quiet the noise the rocker makes as it rocks back and forth on the floor. They are not decorative. They can not be removed for cleaning and put back on.
 It is therefore an object of the current invention to fit and conform exactly to the shape of the rocking chair rocker foot (also referred to as rocker arm, runner, rocker).
 It is another object of the current invention to protect the floor.
 It is another object of the invention to protect the rocking chair rocker foot from damage.
 It is another object of the invention to have the ability to be removed for cleaning and put back on.
 It is another object of the invention to create a decorative accent.
 It is another object of the invention to prevent the rocker feet from making noise as the rocker feet hit the floor during the rocking back and forth motion . . .
 It is another object of the invention to be installed without the use of glue or nails.
 In accordance with the present invention, there is provided a floor protector that is both functional and decorative. A fabric “slipper” that fits and conforms exactly to the shape of a rocking chair rocker foot (also referred to as rocker arm, runner, rocker). The “slipper” stretches to slip on and off. There is foam or padding inside the bottom of the slipper for cushioning to prevent damage and noise. There are two ties placed at strategic points to be tied in a bow to secure the “slipper” to the rocker foot. There is a stationary bow and lace trim for decorative purposes.
 A complete understanding of the present invention may be obtained by reference to the accompanying drawings, when considered in conjunction with the subsequent, detailed description, in which:
 For purposes of clarity and brevity, like elements and components will bear the same designations and numbering throughout the FIGURES.
 Thus, in summary, it can be seen that what is provided in this invention is a floor protector specifically designed to fit a rocking chair foot that is functional and decorative.
 The shape of the slipper and the ability of the stretch fabric
 The fabric ties
 The padding
 The lace or other decorative trim
 The slipper is easily removed for cleaning and can be put back on and reused many times.
 The slipper can be fashioned in any color or stretch fabric
 Since other modifications and changes varied to fit particular operating requirements and environments will be apparent to those skilled in the art, the invention is not considered limited to the example chosen for purposes of disclosure, and covers all changes and modifications which do not constitute departures from the true spirit and scope of this invention.
 Having thus described the invention, what is desired to be protected by Letters Patent is presented in the subsequently appended claims.