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by Deranged Kitsune
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Furry Novel List

I think that it's safe to assume that everyone here likes a good story, and why wouldn't we? We're all reading an on-line magazine that centres around transformation stories. But there is only so much time that can be spent on the computer during a day, and printing out stories can get costly, depending on the printer you use. So of course the solution to that is reading stories that have been published in [shudder] actual print.

The problem is which books to read. Furry is a subculture, even on the net, so finding RL furry stories is quite a challenge some times. That is where this list comes in.

The Novel List is divided into three separate sections, each dealing with a different level of intelligence and furryness in the main characters.

  1. Animals Behaving Intelligently
    This type of story deals with animals in their natural forms showing innate intelligence. Example: Watership Down by Richard Adams.
  2. Intelligent Animals
    These stories deal with animals in their natural forms who, through methods scientific, magical or other, are able to express their intelligence in interactions with humans and/or other "intelligent" species. Example: Startide Rising by David Brin. (True, dolphins have no fur, but they are mammals, which, IMHO, makes them ex officio furries.)
  3. Intelligent Animalmorphs
    These stories, obviously enough, deal with anthropomorphic species. Example: The Pride of Chanur by C. J. Cherryh.

The collection is actually quite vast, despite its last update at the end of 1994. It's also comprehensive, featuring stories organized by author, rated with furry type(s) involved, and including ISDN numbers and publishers for the majority of the books, which makes the task of tracking down these elusive books that much easier. About the only thing missing are plot summaries, but this still provides a lot.

So if you're planning a trip to the local book store sometime soon, stop by here and see if you can find something to hunt down and pick up.

Main Page: http://reality.sgi.com/jturner_mfg/jwz/furrynovelist.html

Mysterious Mr X

Most of us here have wondered at one point or another exactly what a real furry might look like. Sure, we've all surfed Yerf, FurNation, and the other art sites, but those are only cartoony representations. What would a real life anthropomorphic being look like? Well, Mr X answers those questions in style!

This guy has actually taken the time, the imagination, and one hell of a skill with the photo editing suites to create a compilation of realistic looking furs for our enjoyment. The majority are canine and feline, but there is a smattering of other forms.

The pictures themselves range from PG to XXX in rating, so sensitive viewers have been warned. But, if you're interesting in something photo realistic for a change instead of those usual boring illustrated or computer created pictures, be sure to check what Mr X has concocted.

Werewolves in Suburbia site: http://www.best.com/~jakcrow/index.shtml
Mr X's site: http://www.best.com/~jakcrow/X/

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