VIDEO. How to tell the difference between real and fake fur. What if the “faux fur” jacket you bought wasn’t actually faux fur at all? Often the Chinese cats and dog's fur are labeled as "faux fur". So the "faux fur" trim on your coat and jacket, on your cloth, boots, or even furniture might not be faux fur at all. Please watch this video (NOT graphic) to be able to distinguish between the real and faux fur. Please educate everyone about it.