Digging up Positivity – Furry charity and good news – August 2021

Welcome to the August edition of Digging Up Positivity! Slowly we are sliding into convention season and of course this comes with plenty of the traditional charitable goals. Speaking of which, this months featurette has a big role with that … Continue reading Digging up Positivity – Furry charity and good news – August 2021

Australian kangaroo mascots for Olympics-themed commemorative collection fire up furry attention

As the Tokyo Summer Olympics approaches, Australian supermarket chain Woolworths is in for a surprise. Their Aussie Heroes‘ mascot characters had became a hot furry fandom tourist hotspot. The Hockey and Surfing Kangaroos, as well as Sydney Paralympics 2000 mascot … Continue reading Australian kangaroo mascots for Olympics-themed commemorative collection fire up furry attention

Australia piques furry interest in 2021 Summer Olympics with anthro characters

Not since the 1980s have anthropomorphic animals and the Olympics come together more than in the news out of Australia in the past few weeks. As the Summer Olympics get ready to begin after a year’s delay due to the global pandemic, … Continue reading Australia piques furry interest in 2021 Summer Olympics with anthro characters

Aurawra 2021 postponed as the COVID-19 Delta variant spreads locally

To Australia, Sydney convention Aurawra has postponed their physical event to next year, following cases involving the more contagious COVID-19 Delta variant that is starting to appear locally; the city right now is under a two-week lockdown. Attendees can choose … Continue reading Aurawra 2021 postponed as the COVID-19 Delta variant spreads locally

COVID-19 and Furries: Aurawra changes venue, Furpocalypse defers event

Starting off from Australia, Aurawra has changed their convention venue, after their local government has reserved their convention hotel, the Novotel Sydney International Airport hotel, as a quarantine site for airline staff for a period of time that crosses the … Continue reading COVID-19 and Furries: Aurawra changes venue, Furpocalypse defers event

Digging up Positivity – Furry charity and good news – May 2021

Ah, welcome to the May edition of digging up positivity. Slowly the world is recovering. All over the world we see events starting up again and I look forward to the moment I can travel again and see my friends … Continue reading Digging up Positivity – Furry charity and good news – May 2021

Furry Down Under 2021: Nearing 2021 in-person event, health advisories and registration flow dished out

With continued stability on the local COVID-19 situation, Australian furcon Furry Down Under (FurDU) is now set for this weekend. The furcon has recently unveiled their registration procedure for this year’s in-person event to be held at the Mantra On-View … Continue reading Furry Down Under 2021: Nearing 2021 in-person event, health advisories and registration flow dished out

COVID-19 and Furries: Five furcons cancel this week; Fur Out West completes physical event; virtual event updates

First, in view of the local COVID-19 situation, furcons in Europe and the Americas cancelled their editions this year. Due to local conditions, Czech furcon ČeSFuR cancelled their event this year.  However on the original event dates, the hotel venue … Continue reading COVID-19 and Furries: Five furcons cancel this week; Fur Out West completes physical event; virtual event updates

COVID-19 and Furries: September: As pandemic prevails, virtual events expand in size, is bigger the better?

This month, 6 furcons announced cancellations, 3 of them for this year; FinFur Animus, Furvester, FurEver West, and the remaining 3 for 2021; Blue Ridge Furfare and Gdakon. We also have completed physical furcons such as Wild Times Convention, KRAZ, … Continue reading COVID-19 and Furries: September: As pandemic prevails, virtual events expand in size, is bigger the better?