The Super Furries
have also withdrawn from a support slot with legendary American group the Red Hot Chilli Peppers at Dublin's Lansdowne Road on June 25 for the same reason.
But first up the Furries
will play this year's Triptych festival in Scotland.
The Scottish SPCA's nine centres are caring for 162 small furries
, with some rescued after being found dumped in the street.
are mostly young people who design and create cartoon or mascot animal costumes and wear them out in the street.
But rock done Super Furries
style is, of course, a little different from your commonplace indie band.
SMALL pets like a little extra something now and then, so Supreme Petfoods has launched a special range of Crunchers (left), designed specifically for small furries
It's been ten years since I first fell in love with the music the Furries
create but this was the first time I'd ever seen them live.
Rhys, 39, was, for a brief period, lead singer of the Super Furries
when they formed in the Bangor area in the early 1990s.
And then the Furries
burst on to the stage and treated everyone to a run through of their varied back catalogue.
one of living Those so far con-firmed to take part include SFA frontman Gruff Rhys, The Earth - the group featuring Daf and Mark Roberts of Catatonia - Cian Ciaran, also of the Super Furries
, with a solo set and a line-up of The Peth, the band featuring Rhys Ifans on lead vocals.
In a possible sign that maybe, just maybe, the Furries
are near to working together again two members of the iconic Welsh band have collaborated on a new song.
This non-stop schedule could spell creative incontinence, but with the Super Furries
it's an abundant, recurring show of love.
A spokesman for the Furries
said: 'They hope Alex Hamilton will have done the decent thing and sold Wrexham FC in order to safeguard the club and the stadium by the time the show happens.
Even a low-key Super Furries
knocks spots off most other bands.
Although the Super Furries
have not yet had a Top Ten hit, their long-term future looks a lot rosier than those of some of their more superficially successful peers from three or four years back.