A good day to #sendhugs to a friend – World Suicide Prevention Day.
by Patch O'Furr
Does anybody want hugs? This is a great day to ask your friends! Especially those who do, but they’re afraid to ask. Put a #sendhugs message out for them.
Two people who deserve it are Fred Patten and David (Poppa Bookworm) for the amazing writing and assistance they give to make this blog.
Hugging is such a “furry” thing. It’s one of the big reasons they’re so loveable. I really liked writing about how it makes a folk signifier: “Hugs are the handshake of furries” – Artists explore cultural meaning of touch.
September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. This has hit close to home with a good furry friend who lost a brother, and nobody saw it coming. When people die before their time, it often involves problems they can’t talk about.
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