New York Media senior producer Kenny Wassus has a very special mother, Cheryl Wassus, and she has a very special therapy dog named Link. When Cheryl recently learned that the Motor City Furry Convention was coming to town, and that it was raising money for Pets for Vets (a charity that pairs dogs with veterans), she assumed it was a pet-themed event. She had never heard of furries, and what's furrier than a dog? She went to the con and brought Link along, expecting he would make every animal lover's day. And she was right—but not in the way she imagined.