One man in jeans and a button-down shirt gets up from a couch in the lobby and walks over to the elevator, revealing a fluffy tail dragging behind him. Inside, a fellow is kissing a man with antlers on his head. Here, a number of “furries”—people whose interest in animal characters goes further than an appreciation of At p.m., near the front desk, three men known as Pack Rat, Rob Fox, and Zen Wolph are scratching one another’s backs—grooming one another, like macaques in a zoo. a polar bear.“In normal society,” Dickinson says, “two people who hardly know each other do not walk up and scratch each other’s backs. Last year, Johnson, who has brought the ashes of his dead cat to the Fur Fest, persuaded Dickinson to attend another furry convention in Memphis, and that’s what did it.“It’s a new way of looking at the world,” Dickinson says.
The other hotel guests look stunned.“We’re a group of people who like things having to do with animals and cartoons,” a man in a tiger suit tells a woman. But when you’re one of the furs, it’s one big extended family.”Next to him is his skinny, longhaired, fedora-wearing sidekick, a 23-year-old art student named Ian Johnson (nametag: r. “It’s like looking at it with baby eyes, or cub eyes.”“You regress into a child when you come to a convention,” Johnson says, “because it’s that kind of camaraderie, or childishness.”Riding with Ostrich It’s night. We get into his Chevrolet Metro and speed away from the Sheraton, toward the nearest mall. Ostrich, whose real name is Marshall Woods, is a compact guy in a denim jacket and blue jeans.
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among lovers who are geographically separated, or among individuals who have no prior knowledge of one another and meet in virtual spaces or cyberspaces and may even remain anonymous to one another.and so is the porcupine a few feet away, as well as the many foxes and wolves.Even the people in regular clothes have a little something (ferret hand puppet, rabbit ears) to set them apart from the ordinary hotel guests. Instead I find myself talking with Keith Dickinson, a self-described “computer geek.” Not long ago, this man, a 37-year-old from Kansas City, Kansas, was so depressed he could barely bring himself to go to the grocery store. He started to believe that, somewhere deep down, he was actually …Judging from the Midwest Fur Fest, this is no hobby.It’s sex; it’s religion; it’s a whole new way of life.