"Shari Caudron quotes Mark, a furry, who says: “In so much of society, there are so many layers of bullshit. It’s hard to be yourself. But the whole fursona thing is really cool. It strips away human reluctance in many forms” (Caudron, 2006, p. 190). Tigerden.com includes other voices on furry “lifestylers” who reflect critically on being “human."
Furries and the limits of species identity disorder: A response to Gerbasi et al.
Probyn-Rapsey, FionaView Profile. Society & Animals: Journal of Human-Animal Studies19. 3 (2011): 294-301.