During the 1980s, furry fans began to publish fanzines, developing a diverse social group that eventually began to schedule social gatherings.
By 1989, there was sufficient interest to stage the first furry convention.
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The specific term furry fandom was being used in fanzines as early as 1983, and had become the standard name for the genre by the mid-1990s, when it was defined as "the organized appreciation and dissemination of art and prose regarding 'Furries', or fictional mammalian anthropomorphic characters".
Sufficient interest and membership has enabled the creation of many furry conventions in North America and Europe.
A survey conducted in 2007 suggested that, when compared with a non-furry control group, a higher proportion of those self-identifying as furries liked cartoons "a great deal" as children and recalled watching them significantly more often, as well as being more likely to enjoy works of science fiction than those outside of the community.
to those with more sophisticated features that include moving jaw mechanisms, animatronic parts, prosthetic makeup, and other features.
when a character drawing from Steve Gallacci’s Albedo Anthropomorphics started a discussion of anthropomorphic characters in science fiction novels.
This led to the formation of a discussion group that met at science fiction conventions and comics conventions.