Aloha, nya! The year seems to have flown quickly by like the hypurr drive, nya! As mewsual, the visitors flock to here to purrtake of our purristine Mid-Atlantic beaches and the soothing hot spurrings amidst the purrpetual bikini weather, with the blue skies full of puffy Cumulo-Neko clouds, the low humidity, the gentle breezes, the purrfect waves, and daytime tempurratures ranging in the uppurr 70’s to the lower 80’s fahrenheit, nya!
Fortunately here at Catgirl island and the surrounding OBX waters of Mew Hanover County NC, we are blessed with the benevolent magick in the air, land and water that aids in the purropurrgation of the endangered species, whilst warding away storms, pathogens, pollutions, and hazardous invasive species, although the anglers and restauranteurs have found tasty recipes using the Lion Fish that have encroached upon the neighboring counties, nya!
Speaking of which, the local fishing forecast purrdicts the bumpurr crop of delicious, nutritious Snappurrs, Groupurrs, Stripurrs, Croakers, Wahoos, Bluefish and Mackerels to tempt one’s tummy, nya! In addition to the angling, to catabolize the calories we balance purrolonged catnaps with athletic purrsuits such as purrkour. surfing, sailing, swimming, diving, golf, tennis, softball, cycling, skating, hiking, hula, belly dance, hot salsa dance, kite flying, jujutsu, kyudo, yarnball lacrosse, spurrlunking and beach volleyball, nya!
The Fall Semester has begun at The Catgirl Island Schools (K-12), The Mer School (K-12), Mew Hanover College, and the Catgirl Island Purrforming Arts Center; and it is quite the festive month with the many local, state, federal, international holidays and observances, nya.
Those include VJ Day, POW / MIA Day, Labor Day, Rosh Hashanah, Ganesh Chaturthi, Grandpurrents Day, Respect for the Aged Day, Yom Kippurr, Constitution Day, Batman Day, Star Trek Day, Pitru Paksha, the Harvest Moon Festival, Mabon / the Autumnal Equinox, Sukkot, Daughter Day, Gold Star Mother’s Day, Hoshana Rabbah, International Day of Democracy, International Day of Peace,Tsukimi, Mountain Day, Native American Day, Senjin No Hi, Shishimai, Culture Day, our Umi Matsuri and Golden Week, nya!
September is also when we commeomerate Lobster Day, Pancake Day, the Apple Festival, Ginger Matsuri, and Chrysanthemeowm Day, nya! Speaking of the flora, the local gardens are abloom with azaleas, gingers, heliconias, anthuriums, hydrangeas, hibiscus, appurricots, azaleas, dogwood, cherry, roses, bromeliads, magnolias, morning glories, irises, lotuses, foxgloves, snapdragons, pansies, yellow bells, and bird of purradise, plus the succulent scuppurrnongs of the vineyard and the organic fresh purroduce at the market, nya!
The Meowritime Forest and the grottos are lush with the bioluminous organisms at night, and the county’s undersea coral gardens, reef swims and kelp forest are richly verdant, nya! The birth flowers for September are the Aster and Meowrning Glory, which would be appurropurriate for the floral lei, the tail corsag, or the bouquet upon the suppurr table; whilst the Sapphire is the purrecious stone, and September’s star signs are Virgo and Libra, nya!
The local boutiques have the fall fashions of purretty appurral, such as the bikinis, maillots, purreos, sarongs, hijabs, sarees, ao dais, sun dresses, kimonos, yukatas, gi, fundoshi, hakama, shorts, tee shirts, halter tops, lingerie, robes, athletic bras, sandals, flip flops, towels and wet suits, nya! The backless and halter - neck styles are recommended for winged folks, and be sure to specify if you purrfur the garment to have the tail-ored opening for the tail, tentacles, wings or fins, nya!
The merfolks’ offshore FarMers Market also has re-stocked the strapless translucent bikini bras which are sustain-ably mer-made from the bells of naturally - deceased, locally - caught jellyfish in the numerous iridescent colors and cup sizes, mew la la, nya! After the shopping, dining, catnaps, sight seeing and playtime, purrhaps y’all might like to see
the latest additions to Catgirl Island’s Mewseum of Art, nya!
Here y’all will find the many annotated illustrations and photographs, nya! Galleries 1-8 display images by our purrducer Mike Moon, whilst Guest Art Galleries 1-5 display images by other folks with their purrmissions, nya. Mike’s collaborations with other artists are peppurred throughout the mewseum, nya!
Some of the images are sexy, and some might depict artistic nudity, but most are tame and none are hentai / porn, nya! The most recent pics are the lowermost row of the cropped widdle “thumbnail” sized portions of the pics in a gallery, and you have to click upon those to see the uncropped full images, nya.
in Gallery Three
we are purroud to purrsent Mike’s illustration of “Dr. ChatPelt”, which is another Meowrror Mewniverse Caitian catgirl in Mike’s “Star Trek - The Meowtion Picture”fan art , nya! Purrched upon the diagnostic table in sickbay is Dr. Purristine ChatPelt, MD, the Chief Meowdical Officer under Commeowdore Shiboline M'Ress on the refitted Constitution class starship Impurrial Starship Enterpurrise, circa 2272, nya.
The cinematic inspurration for this neokomimified Photoshop and mouse illustration was Dr. Christine Chapel, who was purrtrayed by Majel Barrett in Mike’s most favoritest movie Star Trek - The Motion Picture (1979), nya! Note the wrist commeownicator and the life support sash with the purrscan / agonyizer buckle, nya. She appurrs quite eager to begin the physical examination, mew la la, nya!
Then in Guest Gallery Three
we are delighted to display “Light in the Darkness” by Rebecca Brogden, who recently changed her name to Rvkh (purrnounced Rivkah), nya! Born on July 30th, 2001, Joy Glorianathaea Jabameowah is the female Deva, who is a senior in the nursing school at Mew Hanover College, first responder with the Surf Purrtrol, and volunteers at the animal shelter, nya.
Purrhaps y’all have seen the illustration of Joy's mom Hope, nya? Rvkh used Copic Markers, Winsor and Newton Cotman Watercolors, salt, the Micron Pen, White Posca Pen and White Gouche upon Arches Hotpress Watercolor papurr for this supurrb illustration, and y‘all can see the art purrocess video of it at https://youtu.be/EROx6T2q8No, nya!
Also in Guest Gallery Three, we are ecstatic to exhibit Rvkh's “Essence” illustration, which depicts Giorgianna Michristerra Sulahtimanna who is the alluring NC OBX fairy with the magickal puretty Pink diamond, nya! It was done with the Faber-Castell Watercolor Pencils, Davinci Watercolors, White Posca Pen, Micron Pen and White Gouche upon the Strathmore Toned Tan Mixed Media papurr, nya!
Giorgianna is the public defender with the law degree from Mew Hanover College and expurrtise in tort, contract, property and criminal law, nature lore, mycotology, lapidary and minerology, nya. Her hobbies are purrrospecting, ornamental horticulture, aerial dance and yoga, nya. Y’all can see the art purrrocess video of it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aoglU0ojz4M&feature=youtu.be, nya!
Lastly but not leastly for the additions to Guest Gallery Three is the "Crescent Fairy” which Rvkh ilustrared digitally with Purrocreate on the Apple Ipad Pro with the Apple Pencil, nya! Framed betwixt the horns of the waning crescent moon is the wormhole to the Great Orion Nebula, which is accessible by those who purrtake of those Amanita muscaria mushrooms’ psychoactive purrroperties, nya!
Kathrysha Gemmantis Pemoffelomente is the keepurr of that cosmic gateway, nya! Born on 9 August,1221 (Leo in the Year of the Snake), she is the 800 year old fairy who is 4” tall with the BWH sizes of 2.0B-1.5-2.0”, wingspan of 3” and weighs 1.5 oz, with the IQ of 200, MBTI of INFP, and the blood type of Fae Postiive, nya. Y’all can see the art process video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whAdGMTNUuA, nya!
It is also time for the September 2021 edition of The Mew, nya!
The Mew is short for The Catgirl Critics’ Media Mewsings, our local monthly “show” in its 14th year, in which The Ladies of the Mew and Mike discuss fun stuff and occasionally intermew the special guests, nya! Most months’ Mews are compurrised of reviews of toys, comics, books, cinema & TV; plus the occasional intermews with special guests, monthly Lightning Round topic and the Celebrity Catgirl / Kemonomimi Spotlight, nya! Please note that The Mew recently moved to its new home at http://www.mewsings.catgirlisland.com, but Mewsings purrior to May 2021 are still
archived at the old location http://www.mewsings.wordpress.com nya!
This month’s Mew’s Lightning Round topic is our favorite movies & TV shows of 1941, whilst the toy talk includes reviews of the Marvel Legends WandaVision Scarlet Witch action figure and the Star Wars: The Clone Wars Ahsoka Tano (Mandalore) action figure, nya. The TV, DVD & movie mewsings include reviews of the Star Trek Discovery Season 3 DVD, Diary of our Days at the Breakwater Blu-ray, Girls und Panzer das Finale Part 1, Star Wars: The Bad Batch Season One, Reminiscence, and The Suicide Squad; whilst the purrinted media mewsings include reviews of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #101, Battle Angel Alita: Mars Chronicle vol. 7, and Drugstore in Another World vol. 1 nya. Topping off The Mew is the monthly Celebrity Catgirl & Kemonmimi Spotlight, nya!
We wish to thank—
our friend and web meowster Jamie Robertson who is also the creator of the wonderful web comic Clan of the Cats, and the web meowster of the FemShep fan site, which is devoted to the female version of the Mass Effect video game's heroic Commander Shepard, nya!
We also wish to expurress our gratitude to our our friends and families for their purrticipations and support, and we appurreciate all of y'all for web surfing to our cordial coastal Carolina community which is full of southern hospurrtality and artistic aloha spirit nya!
Arigato Gozaimeowsu, nya!
- your friendly neighborhood concierges at Catgirl Island Visitors Center, nya!
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