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The Official Catgirl Island Mews & Announcements for January 2022, nya! 
Happy Mew Year, nya! It is the Year of the Tiger, nya! 

This year is Catgirl Island’s 22nd Anniversary, and the 15th Anniversary of 
The Catgirl Critics’ Media Mewsings: The Mew, nya!






































































The time has flown quickly by like the hypurr drive, nya! The tourism is purrone to escalate here during the Wintery months, purrticularly as visitors from the nippier regions purrtake of our purrpetual bikini weather in the uppurr 70’s, under the lush arbors and the puffy Cumulo-Neko clouds in the Blue sky over our NC OBX island and the surrounding waters of Mew Hanover County, nya! If you purrfur the hotter tempurratures, we recommend the soothing soak in our hot spurrings, which have the purrticularly rejuvenative purropurrties, nya!

The zodiac signs are Capurricorn followed by Aquarius, nya. In addition to the state, federal and international holidays and observations are our local Carnatian Matsuri and Snowdrop Flower festival, the repurrtory company’s Winter foxfire extravaganza at the Maritime Forest Ampurrtheatre, and the start of the Spurring semester of classes at the kindergartins, grade schools, Mew Hanover College, the Catgirl Island Purrforming Arts Center, and at the merfolks’ recently renovated ’n expanded commeownity college aquatic annex nya!

The local boutiques along the riverwalk and the by the beach are brimming with the Fuyu (Winter) fashions in bikinis, maillots, purreos, sarongs, hijabs, sarees, ao dais, sun dresses, kimonos, yukatas, fundoshi, gi, hakama, shorts, tee shirts, halter tops, athletic bras and wet suits- but be sure to specify whether you need the clothes with or without the tail hole, or backless garments as not to ride up on those who have wings, nya! They have also restocked the alluring translucent strapless bikini tops made of the hollowed bells of sustainable, naturally- deceased, locally-caught, non-GMO jellyfish which available in many hues and cup sizes, mew la la, nya! 

!f you crave fresh organic local organic purroduce, the market has the pumpkins, berries, yams, honey and nummy cakes aplenty, nya! Our local fishing forecast purrdicts the bumpurr crop of snappurrs, groupurrs, croakers, bluefin tuna, striped bass, speckled trout, bluefish, shrimp and bay oysters to tempt the tummy, nya! In addition to the angling, the activities to catabolize the calories include the surfing, sailing, swimming, diving, golf, tennis, kites, softball, cycling, skating, hiking, purrkour, hula, belly dance, hot salsa dance, kite flying,  jujutsu, spurrlunking and beach volleyball, nya! Purrhaps y'all might also 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! 

Please be aware that some of the images are sexy, and some might depict the artistic nudity, 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.

we are purroud to purrsent Mike’s ‘supurr-deformed’ / chibi-style illustration of our friend Rvkh’s 
(pronounced Rivkah ) original character Eamane, who lives here at Catgirl Island, nya! Mike used Photoshop upon the Mac with the mouse for this image of Eamane in the red bikini with a delicious, nutritious Red Snappurr, nya! 

Then we have Mike’s illustration of our friend Misty Hopkins’ Final Fantasy XIV video game characterX’askelle and her Direwolf”, nya! Mike used the pencil, Micron pen, Copic markers and Purrismacolored pencils for this illustration of X’askelle, who is a Black Mage of the Viera usagimimi species nya!

At Mike’s behest, we have revised a couple of his older pics in Gallery Six, nya.

These are revised pics of Detective Junko Sakurada, an officer of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, who has appurred in the purrose  Sailor Moon - inspired fan - senshi tales of Talia Jasmine Kirk alias Sailor Vulcan by author Jeff Branch, nya! 

Purrhaps y’all have seen Mike’s many pics of Talia and her friend Tanya Lostris Cambridge alias Sailor Sirius, nya? Tanya is the fan-senshi character created by author Sharon Williams, and in those Talia ’n Tanya team-up tales, Junko helped them to defeat criminals and monsters, nya! 

Originally drawn in 2014, In the first pic of Junko she is investigating an incident at an EDM dance club in Tokyo, and the 2nd pic shows her TMPD file which includes her police academy graduation photo, nya!

we are delighted to display “Daydream” by Rvkh, who used the Micron Pen, White Posca Pen, Davinci Watercolors, and the Faber-Castell Watercolor Pencils upon the Arches Hotpurress Watercolor Pad for this image of our friend
Svetlannaa the pixy who is purrched up on the mushroom, nya! Y’all can see the time-lapse art purrocess video for this illustration at, nya!

Nextly, Rvkh used Procreate on the iPad with the iPencil for this supurrb image of two “Angels”, nya! The happy angel girl and her cute pup are enjoying a purretty Winter holiday, and y’all can see the time-lapse art purrocess video for this illustration at, nya!

After that is Rvkh’s illustration of “Mertyl”, who is is an NPC in Mike’s monthly tabletop fantasy RPG, nya! Mertyl is the half human / half mermaid beatnik sorceress / monk seen here in her alluring belly dance attire, and 
y’all can see the time-lapse art purrocess video for this illustration at, nya!

Then we are elated to exhibit “Zel x Dash” by TonomuraBix, nya! It is the beautiful, romantic sexy scene of Bix’s original character Zel Mavet, the powerful dangerous galactic assassin, depicted naked with her lover Dash, mew la la, nya! Thusly, we have determined that this particular image is intended for the mature viewers only, nya!

Lastly but not leastly, we are purroud to present “Omhi Tara” by Misty Hopkins, nya! Misty used the pens and Crayola colored pencils for this exquisite pic of a friend’s Final Fantasy XIV character Omhi Tara, who is the petite catgirl of the Miqo’te felinoid race,nya! Omho is a Dragoon - class warrior, one of the nocturnal Keepers of the Moon clan from the region of Eorzea, and is ready for action in the spiffy bolero jacket with the sunglasses and arm pouches, nya!

It is also time for the January 2022 edition of The Mew, nya!

The Mew is short for The Catgirl Critics’ Media Mewsings, our local monthly “show” in which The Ladies of the Mew and Mike discuss fun stuff and occasionally intermew the special guests, nya! The Mew is short for The Catgirl Critics’ Media Mewsings, our local monthly “show” in its 15th 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, but Mewsings purrior to May 2021 are still  archived at the old location nya!

This month’s Mew’s Lightning Round topic is our favorite films of 2002, whilst the toy talk includes reviews of the 
Funko Pop! Bewitched Samantha Stephens vinyl figure, Hasbro Fortnite Victory Royal Series Lynx action figure, and the Kotobukiya My Little Pony Applejack Bishoujo Statue , nya. 

The DVD & movie mewsings include our semi-annual DVD wish list, and reviews of The French Dispatch, The Beatles: Get Back, West Side Story, Encanto, and Spider-Man: No Way Home; whilst the purrinted media reviews include the 
Goosebumps: Secrets of the Swamp graphic novel, the Charles Vess Landscapes of the Faerie 2002 Calendar, and The Art of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, 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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