Western Canada's furries descended upon Vancouver this week for VancouFUR, the city's first furry convention.

Marking its third year, VancouFUR 2014 took place from February 27 to March 2 at the Executive Hotel in Burnaby. This year's theme was "Gateway to the Pacific," which focused on celebrating modern Vancouver's multiculturalism and diversity.

Furries are animals with human characteristics and qualities. The appreciation and promotion of furries products and stories (everything from cartoons and comic books to costumes and stuffed animals) is called furry fandom.

Do these photos give you the warm and furries?

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  • Woody Woodpecker - a good bloke for parties, but that laugh would drive you made after a while.

  • Mufasa - magnificent, stately, not exactly laugh a minute. Nala - soothing, maternal.

  • Ariel - Beautiful, just a few limitations as to where you could hang out...

  • For the rebels amongst us...

  • Michelangelo - always disappearing.

  • Take your pick - Bungle's a bit of a whinger, and George is a wimp (and pink), so that just leaves Zippy - useful for pub quizzes with all that knowledge.

  • How can anyone resist?

  • A laid-back attitude and musical talent - a winning combination.

  • Bit neurotic, but there would never be an awkward silence, or indeed, a silence.

  • Aristocats' O'Malley - a distinctly cool customer.

  • Road Runner - another one always disappearing.

  • Take your pick - Jerry probably easier to introduce to friends.

  • Top Cat made mincemeat of Officer Dibble - a good guy in a fix, but does always like to have the last word.

  • The Caramel bunny - made Jessica Rabbit seem like a tomboy.

  • Robin Hood - gets things done, and a mischievous glint to boot.

  • A timeless dancing partner.

  • My favourite, if only for but not limited to, the yellow, checked trousers.

  • Bit too independent.

  • Bit mournful.

  • Doesn't speak much sense, but good for cuddles.

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  • A participant dressed in a fanciful animal costume walks in the Magdeburg zoo during the opening of the Eurofurence Convention in Magdeburg, central Germany, Wednesday, Aug. 21. 2013. The annual Eurofurence Convention is one of the largest European gathering of artists and fans of the Furry genre. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

  • In this photo made on Thursday, June 14, 2012, people in animal costumes walk down Penn Ave. near the David Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh. Anthrocon, the world's largest convention for people who dress and assume the rolls of fictional animal characters, is back in its adopted home with an expected 5,000 participants between June 14 to 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

  • In this photo made on Thursday, June 14, 2012, people attending Anthrocon, some in animal costumes, greet and mingle in the lobby of the Westin Convention Center hotel in Pittsburgh. Anthrocon, the world's largest convention for people who dress and assume the rolls of fictional animal characters, is back in its adopted home with an expected 5,000 participants between June 14 thru 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

  • In this photo made on Thursday, June 14, 2012, people attending Anthrocon, some in animal costumes, greet and mingle in the lobby of the Westin Convention Center hotel in Pittsburgh. Anthrocon, the world's largest convention for people who dress and assume the rolls of fictional animal characters, is back in its adopted home with an expected 5,000 participants between June 14 to 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

  • In this photo made on Thursday, June 14, 2012, visitors attending Anthrocon move a container with costume parts through the lobby of the Westin Convention Center hotel in Pittsburgh. Anthrocon, the world's largest convention for people who dress and assume the rolls of fictional animal characters, is back in its adopted home with an expected 5,000 participants between June 14 to 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

  • In this photo made on Thursday, June 14, 2012, two characters from Quebec City, Canada, one costumed as a colorful raccoon she calls "Vellocet" at left, and her friend "Sneety" a husky, pose for a photo in the entrance of the lobby of the Westin Convention Center hotel in Pittsburgh. Anthrocon, the world's largest convention for people who dress and assume the rolls of fictional animal characters, is back in its adopted home with an expected 5,000 participants between June 14 to 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

  • In this photo made on Thursday, June 14, 2012, a pair of people attending Anthrocon wear costumes as they walk through the lobby of the Westin Convention Center hotel in Pittsburgh. Anthrocon, the world's largest convention for people who dress and assume the rolls of fictional animal characters, is back in its adopted home with an expected 5,000 participants between June 14 to 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

  • People dressed in fanciful animal costumes pose in the Magdeburg zoo during the opening of the Eurofurence Convention in Magdeburg, central Germany, Wednesday, Aug. 21. 2013. The annual Eurofurence Convention is one of the largest European gathering of artists and fans of the Furry genre. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

  • People walk in fanciful animal costumes in the Magdeburg zoo during the opening of the Eurofurence Convention in Magdeburg, central Germany, Wednesday, Aug. 21. 2013. The annual Eurofurence Convention is one of the largest European gathering of artists and fans of the Furry genre. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

  • People dressed in fanciful animal costumes play with a pelican in the Magdeburg zoo during the opening of the Eurofurence Convention in Magdeburg, central Germany, Wednesday, Aug. 21. 2013. The annual Eurofurence Convention is one of the largest European gathering of artists and fans of the Furry genre. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

  • People pose in fanciful animal costumes in the Magdeburg zoo during the opening of the Eurofurence Convention in Magdeburg, central Germany, Wednesday, Aug. 21. 2013. The annual Eurofurence Convention is one of the largest European gathering of artists and fans of the Furry genre. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

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