I don't have any real life friends that are furries, so I've been trying to find some online. After all, you don't find many furries in Western Nebraska.
1. What is your name?
2. What is your email address?
[if you are concerned about spam, you can replace the @ with a *]
3. Are you male or female?
4. How old are you? / What is your date of birth?
5. Where do you live?
6. What are your interests/hobbies?
Playing music, reading, lurking the internet, hanging with friends when I can, and all that good stuff
7. What do you do for a living?
I’m a college student majoring in Music Business
8. How would you describe your personality?
I’m generally a laid-back kind of person.
9. Do you believe in ESP? Do you consider yourself to be psychic?
Maybe, and no
10. Are you a meat eater?
[more info: http://yiffle.cjb.net/fandom/]
11. Who are your favourite furry characters?
[e.g. Mickey Mouse, Chester Ringtail, Amy Squirrel, Sonic etc]
Hmm… I’d say it would be Basil from ‘The Great Mouse Detective’. I would say more but I can’t think of them at the moment.
12. What type of furry artwork do you enjoy viewing?
[erotic/romantic/pin-up, manga, goth, cyber/sci-fi, violent, action,
cutesy/toony, photomorphs/realistic, mythological, humorous etc]
I enjoy a lot different kinds of furry artwork. The ones that stand out the most are the kind that show a great amount of emotion or have a great story behind them.
13. What type of furry literature do you enjoy reading?
[erotic/romantic, adventure, cyber/sci-fi, violent, humorous/parody,
I don’t read much furry lit., mainly because I haven’t looked around enough.
14. What types of furry media do you create?
[art, stories, music etc. Feel free to mention a URL here]
I really don’t create anything right now. I’ve wanted to try writing my own stories but I never got anywhere with it yet.
15. What types of animal/furry themed decorations adorn your living space?
[posters, drawing, calenders etc]
The only thing I have is a copy of a wolf picture by Sandra Santara
16. Describe your ideal plushie.
A feline plushie that is perfect for cuddling when I feel stressed. [I wish I had one :’( ]
Costumes and collars
17. Do you enjoy wearing fursuits and/or furry accessories?
[collars, tails, ears etc]
I don’t have a fursuit or accessories. I might get a tail someday but I’m not sure yet. I probably wouldn’t mind wearing a fursuit if it was available and I liked the look of it.
18. Do you feel 'furrier' when wearing a fursuit/collar/tail etc?
No idea, since I’ve never worn any.
19. Describe your favourite/ideal 'furry' appearance.
[e.g. wearing animal-themed clothes, fursuit, tail, collars...]
Just having my fursona is good enough for me.
['phenotype' - the species of animal(s) that influence your feelings,
emotions and thoughts]
20. What are your phenotype(s)?
21. How/when did you discover the identity/species of your phenotype?
22. What conditions help you to enjoy/express your furriness?
When I’m explaining furries to other people.
23. How and when was your furriness first evident?
I’m sure it would have been apparent to other furs that I liked furries ever since I was a little kid, especially since most of my favorite cartoons and movies at the time had furry characters in it. But I never found out about the fandom until about 2 ½ years ago.
24. How much of your furriness is 'instinct' vs 'learnt'?
It was more learnt than anything else.
25. How does your furriness influence your thoughts and emotions?
It doesn’t really, I’m generally the same person whether I’m thinking furry or not.
26. Has your furriness improved the quality of your life?
Still the same really, maybe it might change if I ever meet up with some furs in real life.
27. What do you think caused your furriness?
I don’t think anything ‘caused’ it really. I just stumbled upon some furry art, found out about the fandom and I felt like it was a community I could belong to.
28. How does your furriness manifest itself externally?
[conciously or subconciously; howling, walking digitigrade etc]
I hardly ever act furry, and even when I do it isn’t anything apparent.
29. Do you act furry in public?
30. How does your furriness influence the way you interact with people?
31. How much control do you have over your furriness?
[does it have negative side effects; has it ever manifested itself
I got pretty good control.
32. Would you become an animal/furry, if you -couldn't- change back?
I think so, if there were positive results on other people that is.
33. Describe your ideal physical form.
lean, fit, and hugable =^_^=
34. What kind of furry, non-sexual fantasies do you have?
Just being able to go through everyday life as a furry instead of a human.
35. Is your furriness compatible with your religion?
I’m agnostic, so I don’t have to worry about it.
36. Has your furriness led you to reconsider your religious beliefs?
37. Have you ever communicated with an animal spirit?
[animal guardian, the spirit of a living animal, the spirit of a
deceased pet etc]
38. Do you believe that you were an animal in a former life?
39. Do you believe that you have an animal soul?
I doubt that too.
40. What animals are you most/least comfortable with?
I’m comfortable with cats, dogs, horses, and cows. I’d be more cautious around wild animals that people think they can domesticate like wolves and big cats.
41. Do you believe that animals have ESP?
I believe that they have a sort of sixth sense, but more or less just instinct.
42. Do you think it is acceptable to hunt/raise animals for food?
I’ve done it, living on a ranch and raising cattle and all.
43. Do you think it is acceptable to hunt/raise animals for fur/leather?
In some cases I think they go too far, but I don’t mind it.
44. Do you think it is acceptable to hunt/raise animals for sport?
I don’t mind it really
45. What are your favourite websites?
[furry or nonfurry]
deviantart, furaffinity, youtube, and spill.com are the main ones.
46. What are your favourite furry mailing lists?
Never signed up to one.
(I decided to skip questions 47-50, because I don't know much about alt.lifestyle.furry)
[Remember, feel free to omit any questions which you would prefer not
51. Describe your ideal partner.
[species, appearance, personality etc]
No set species really, but she (or even he) would be fit with a body more like a runner than someone who likes to bulk up, cute, likes to cuddle, is smart, sarcastic, and playful.
52. What type of furry sexual fantasies do you have?
Just me and my girl/guy coming back from a little outing together and then slowly progress to being intimate. The kind of fantasy that full of love. <3
53. Has your gender preference changed since discovering the furry
Yes it did, I turned bisexual soon after I joined the fandom.
54. What species of animal do you find the sexiest?
[with regards to furry cartoon characters, pin-ups, real
I would say canine (ironic isn’t it XD)
55. What part of an animal's body do you find the most attractive/sexy?
Mid-section, torso area.
56. What cartoon characters are/were you attracted to?
The one’s that I remember being attracted to were Maid Marian and Duchess (Aristocats), but more in a romantic way.