I wouldn't know, I have to admit that I'm a newfag and I discovered /vt/ around mid-March from last year
What I can say is that I started using Twitter around late October, and zoophiles were becoming a problem around that time. Even underaged users were coming out as zoophiles and I even saw a tweet of a 13 y/o boy who fucked his cat>>24799977
Furries cope a lot by claiming to be different from lolicons. Among their most used excuses are:>Unlike lolis, my anthropomorphic animals can consent because they're adults>I'm not fantasizing about fucking an animal because it's anthropomorphic>Fictional or not, liking childlike features makes you a pedophile, but it's okay that I'm attracted to animalistic features because furries don't exist IRL unlike children!