Omaha furs explain fursuiting to local media
Despite that, the tone was positive; several fans were quoted, including Snap E. Tiger:
Some people play tennis for fun. Some people go golfing. Some people go to bars and they drink a lot of beer. Some people even take drugs. Instead of all those things, we decide to put on costumes.
Mentioned in passing was Rocket City FurMeet, held this weekend in Huntsville, Alabama.
Update: Check out the video on furrymedia