Have you ever felt the urge to give hugs to strangers?
I can’t think of a time where I would’ve said “yes.” Unless we’re talking about Disney mascots like Stitch and Chewbacca or cute animals like huskies and otters. But I’m usually not a hugger. If I’m emotionally close to someone or am in the appropriate environment, only then will you see me open up myself—and my arms—to people. It helps when you’re surrounded by people who happen to be both animals and mascots. Fursuiters at furry conventions, to put it properly.