Furry People to the Rescue

In an about face, so to speak, I will report some “good news” to offset the regularity of my reporting about weird people sexually abusing animals, themselves, and stuffed Teddy Bears (see previous blog posts). In Pittsburgh they hold the annual convention of “Furries” known as Anthrocon. This is not to be confused with DragonCon, which involves thousands of sci-fi and cartoon freaks and geeks, like my 25 year old son and his lovely girlfriend. Unlike DragonCon attendees, Furries dont just dress up and go to important meetings and “panel discussions” on Star Wars, Star Trek and a zillion anime and gaming characters that I’ve never heard of.  “Furry” people enjoy roleplaying and dressing up as animals, often in elaborate furry costumes and full headgear. Sometimes they stay in character or animal preference and socialize/ sexualize with one another. In other words, a certain “vocal minority” of Furries sexually get off on playing foxes, bears, coyotes, birds and bees….essentially Disney characters in heat. The good news is that Furries stick together and support each other as well as their Furry supporters. Here is a story and video about Furries pitching in to help a restaurant owner stay in business. They really know how to get their tails in gear when somebody could use a helping hand…or paw. Sexual fact: Erotic behavior between Furries is called “yiffing”.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/17/anthrocon-furries-fernandos-cafe_n_1603768.html

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About captaincliff

Psychologist by day, insomniac Pirate blogger by night, this Child of God likes to share sarcastic social commentary as well as topsy-turvy observations about life, love and the pursuit of zaniness, a functional form of insanity in an increasingly insane world
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