Someone in my office ordered a big Xmas present for their daughter (apologies to the Park Slope Parents Message Board for making that assumption about a plush, butterscotch pony)!
I like to think the “FRR” is just the suggested pronunciation, with a little bit of a lisp and a “my hand is a claw” motion.
EDIT: Turns out there are lots of Furreal Friends to choose from!
Adds a whole new dimension to the Lynn Johnston comic strip:
I guess it’s a gambling thing, but I like to think it’s about a family of goofy Canadian horses.
(And if “Cathy” were about a horse, it would probably look something like this.)
(Pic from a t-shirt, sent in by Rachel A.)
An ill-advised pun from the SF Examiner:
Horrifying, from the NY Post:
From the NY Post:
Too bad she doesn’t have a pony tail!