The answer is no. Because stating that the said person you're talking to is a non-fur makes the assumption that they know what furries are and don't want to associate themselves with the fandom already.
I've seen this term thrown around a lot. It's usually inserted into any hobby someone has a passion for. Like I'm interested in paintball, and I see lots of people on Paintball Forums with signitures that say: "Paintball isnt a game, its a lifestyle". You just cant take it literally all the...
I don't need those things to have fun. The type of company I choose to keep feels mostly the same way. If there's even alcohol at our get-togethers (and mind you, we're all of age), its never the focus or really anything but a side note to whatever we're actually celebrating by partying.
I once dated a girl for 4 months even though I wasn't sexually interested in her at all. She just really liked me for some reason (she asked me out!).
I feel bad for not being honest with her about myself, but at the same time it was just nice to be "wanted" for once that I had trouble...
Then our work here is done.
But lets continue anyway. Next you'll probably wonder what's the best way to bring up furries with others/family in real life and the answer to that is don't, its a bad idea 99% of the time.
I usually keep my furry attire limited to video game shirts that feature furry characters, like a have a starfox shirt and a couple Sly Cooper shirts I picked up off ebay.
It's a double whammy, because those are 2 of my favorite video games as well, and they don't rise suspicion from non-furs.
Wow those look really cool! I have been fascinated with anatomy as well for a while, and have a small collection of bones I've found in my woods. I usually try to identify them myself and then look them up online to see if I was correct.