Too bad Cheryl Wassus didn't ask her son what a "furry" is — it might have been an embarrassing explanation for him but it would have saved her a pretty hilarious trip!
When the Pets For Vets volunteer heard that the Motor City Furry Convention had chosen her organization as its charity for the weekend, she decided to pay them a visit and brought her 1-year-old service dog Link.
The trouble is, the Furry Con isn't for animals. It's for people who like to dress as anthropomorphic animals, often as a sexual fetish.
Of course, when his mom told him about her confusing trip, NY Mag writer Kenny Wassus just had to share some of her pics from the convention floor: