News in brief – 20/7/2021

FinFur Animus 2021 cancelled First in Europe, in view of rising local COVID-19 cases and the increasing prevalence of the Delta variant globally, Finnish convention FinFur Animus has cancelled their event this year. In a statement released Tuesday (July 13) … Continue reading News in brief – 20/7/2021

The Furterview: European and Asian furries launch furry news channels to inform the fandom more

With the furry fandom continuously spreading and developing along the Internet’s wave since the 80s, there has been an increasing amount of initiatives that aim to bring furry fandom news to the broader community. Alongside developed furry news outlets like … Continue reading The Furterview: European and Asian furries launch furry news channels to inform the fandom more

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

Welcome to the June edition of Digging Up Positivity! This month we cover some animation, of course charities, and our featurette is a Paco Panda from Mexico. This episode you will have a chance to win a lovely hard cover … Continue reading Digging up Positivity – Furry charity and good news – June 2021

Good Furry Award: YouTuber and fursuiter Cassidy Civet named winner of 2021 award

After four months of nominations, the results are out for the 2021 winners of the Good Furry Award, an award that recognize furries for their outstanding contributions to the fandom. Furry YouTuber and musician Cassidy Civet, famously known for her … Continue reading Good Furry Award: YouTuber and fursuiter Cassidy Civet named winner of 2021 award

Spring’s coming meets furry playtime: Russia-based MIR TV reporter had her microphone taken away by a dog

Speaking of furry invasions: outside the fandom, a furry encounter became the star of the internet show globally. For news reporters, reporting outdoors puts them live on the scene and exposes them to what mother nature has to offer. A … Continue reading Spring’s coming meets furry playtime: Russia-based MIR TV reporter had her microphone taken away by a dog

Confuzzled part ways with Professor Elemental following public pressure on social media

On 1 May, British furcon Confuzzled has announced that their invited guest musician Professor Elemental will no longer be involved with the convention. This followed much concern on social media over Professor Elemental’s reportedly transphobic position – a 2016 retweet … Continue reading Confuzzled part ways with Professor Elemental following public pressure on social media

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: Fauntastic moves into 2022; Furnexion defers to year-end

This week, one** furcon is deferred and one cancelled: Mexican furcon Furnexion, originally planned for 26 Feb has deferred to 10 Dec this year. The furcon adds that as the venue and packages have been reserved, no refunds will be … Continue reading COVID-19 and Furries: Fauntastic moves into 2022; Furnexion defers to year-end

Anthro Northern Lights closes: Norwegian furcon ANL cites unpredictability of COVID-19 and “a lot of problems” behind closure

Citing the unpredictability posed by COVID-19, Norwegian furcon Anthro Northern Lights, slated for its first edition in November this year announced closure. This is the second time a furcon has closed its doors due to COVID-19 since US furcon FA:United … Continue reading Anthro Northern Lights closes: Norwegian furcon ANL cites unpredictability of COVID-19 and “a lot of problems” behind closure