Samantha Shepler leads her Zumba class in the Arizona Fur Con in Mesa on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. (Picture: BrieAnna J. Frank/The Republic)
Those who love to liven up in elaborate animal costumes and accept “fursonas” collected in Mesa this for Arizona Fur Con weekend.
One participant into the furry subculture compared it to putting on a costume for Halloween.
“the folks that sort of view it as weird, we simply state, ‘Do you really ever wear a costume on Halloween? ‘ We simply https://www.camsloveaholics.com/female/lesbian do that 24/7, ‘” Samantha Shepler stated.
Shepler’s fursona is Shiba, a Shiba Inu breed of canine that the 27-year-old defines as “a little, tough bundle of energy. “
While a furry includes those who choose to liven up as pets with peoples traits, it includes those that appreciate anthropomorphic pets through art, music along with other outlets that are creative based on the occasion’s internet site.