Samantha Shepler leads her Zumba class during the Arizona Fur Con in Mesa on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. (Picture: BrieAnna J. Frank/The Republic)
Those who choose to decorate in elaborate animal costumes and accept “fursonas” collected in Mesa this for Arizona Fur Con weekend.
One participant into the furry subculture contrasted it to putting on a costume for Halloween.
“the folks that sort of notice it as weird, we simply state, ‘Do you really ever wear a costume on Halloween? ‘ We simply 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 small, intense bundle of power. “
While a furry includes those that want to dress up as pets with individual faculties, moreover it includes those that appreciate anthropomorphic pets through art, music along with other outlets that are creative in line with the occasion’s site.
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Shepler led a Zumba session in the meeting on at Delta Hotels by Marriott Phoenix Mesa and Mesa Convention Center saturday. Leggi tutto “Yearly furry meeting in Mesa mixes art, animal costumes and Zumba”