I just gotta say, after watching my friend ~databank (https://www.deviantart.com/databank) deal with his personal characters that actually have some meaning to HIM get snatched by some dopey derpy 18 year olds on that damn MMO/Chat/Fuckfest/THING known as Furcadia for some whacked out role-plays...
It ain't cool.
These chicks (the two offenders were female) think its SO COOL and they're SO PROUD of these characters which were never theirs in the first place.
Its not that hard to make up the concepts they did (kitsune. NOT ROCKET SCIENCE) and put upon these already established ones. They didn't need to take artwork myself and so many others (many of whom I admire greatly,