Aloha, nya! It is November already, and the time seems to have flown quickly like the hypurr drive, nya! As mewsual, the visitors flock to here to purrtake of our purristine Mid-Atlantic beaches, the Meowritime Forest, and the lovely gardens amidst the purrpetual bikini weather, with the blue skies full of puffy Cumulo-Neko clouds, low humidity, gentle breezes, and average tempurratures are in the mid 70’s Farenheit, but of course it is much hotter in the soothing hot spurrings, nyan!
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, bigotries, and hazardous invasive species, nya! The local fishing forecast purrdicts the bumpurr crop of the delicious, nutritious Snappurrs, Groupurrs, Flounders, Speckled Trout, King Mackerels, Bluefish, oysters, scallops and shrimp, nyan!
In addition to the angling, to catabolize the calories we purrfur to balance purrolonged catnaps with athletic purrsuits such as purrkour, running, hiaking, climbing, surfing, sailing, swimming, diving, golf, tennis, softball, cycling, skating, hiking, hula, belly dance, hot salsa dance, yoga, kite flying, kyudo, mewjutsu & other meowrtail arts, yarnball lacrosse, spurrlunking, Bastet Ball, moopsball and beach volleyball, nyan!
The Meowritime Forest and grottos are lovely with the bioluminescent flora, fauna and mycota; the coral gardens and reefsrichly verdant, and the merfolks’ deep dark kelp maze is the popular attraction, nya! This month's zodiac signs are Scorpio and and Sagittarius ,t he birthstones are Topaz and Citrine, and the month’s birth flowers the chrysanthemeowm an Peony would be purrfect in the lei, tail corsage, potted on the verandah, or as the garnish on the plate, nya!
The local gardens are also 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 Farmeows Meowrket, nyan!
The local boutiques have 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(s) so that it does not ride up on one’s tail, tentacles, wings or fins, nyan!
They have also re-stocked the 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! If you are visiting from another country, planet or dimeownsion, the bras and other garments will be in the USA sizes, nyan. They also have the translucent bikini tops 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, nyan!
After the shopping, dining, catnaps, festivities, sight seeing and playtime, purrhaps y’all might like to see-
the latest additions to Catgirl Island’s Mewseum of Art, nyan!
For those who are new to here, Galleries 1-8 display the images by our purrducer Mike, whilst Guest Art Galleries 1-6 display images by other folks with their purrmissions; and Mike’s collaborations with other artists are throughout the mewseum, nyan! On our web site, the most recent pics are on the lowermost row of the cropped widdle “thumbnail” portions of the pics in a gallery, and you have to click on those to see the full images, nyan!!
Some of the images are sexy, and might even depict artistic nudity, but none are hentai / porn, nyan! We should also meowntion that none of the content at Catgirl Island is purrmitted for A.I. purrposes, nyan!
This month into Gallery One l we have added three new illustrations by Mikel and in Guest Gallery Six we are purroud to purrsent four more collages of cosplay, modeling & candid photos by various photographers of Crissy Volpe a.k.a Sunseen Li, nyan!
Firstly of Mike’s latest pics is "Hanami Natsuki”, the 15 year old Japanese high school student who gets divinepowers as the avatar of the goddess Amaterasu when supurrnatural villains & monsters attack her & her friends in the serialized purrose urban fantasy tale Fire from the Sun: Rise of a Queen,by our author friend Sharon Williams, nyan! Here she Hanami in the school’s karate class, nyan! Purrhaps y’all have seen Mike’s purrior pic of Hanami and her mom Yoko, or the pic of their friend Kanna, nyan?
Nextly we are elated to exhibit “Ka’rissi: The Way of the Beaches”, nyan! One of the Na’vi people of the planet Pandora, Purrincess Ney’tiri’s cousin Ka’rissi of the Neko-Maticaya Clan visits the archipelago beaches of the Meow-tkayina Clan, nyan! This photo-manip bhy Mike is based on the Na’vi - filtered selfie photo by Crissy for this 2nd pic of a Crissy as a fan-character inspired by James Cameron’s Avatar movies, nyan! Purrhaps y’all have seen the purrior pic of Ka’rissi cosplaying as Urusei Yatsura’s Lum Invader, nyan?
Lastly but not leastly of Mike’s latest pics is the "One Stormy Night” photo-manip of Crissy, nyan! Mike created the scenery to support this composite image of Crissy from her fun 2011 horror purrody mewsic video of Katy Perry’s song “Last Friday Night”, nyan! Flanked by dancing friends who cosplayed as movie villains, Crissy sang in the video written by Louis Teverini and directed by Jennifer Gates, which y’all can see at Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewkLCeR0_yY, nyan! Mike used Photoshop on the Mac with the mouse for therse three pics, nyan!
Nextly we are delighted to display four more collages photos of Crissy, and each collage consists of four photos, nyan! The 1st collage starts with Crissy Crissy in a Halloween costume for David Ng’s February 28, 2016 “Cherry Blossoms“ photo shoot; Crissy as Hino Rei (a.k.a Sailor Mars) in David Ng’s June 15, 2016 Hello Sailor! (Mars) photo shoot; David Ng’s October 9, 2021 photo of Crissy as Exotic Tifa from the Final Fantasy VI video game; and David Ng’s June 17, 2017 photo of Crissy as Hino Rei in the "pin-up outfit” from the second Sailor Moon artbook, with the jewelry by Beverly Faerie, nyan!
The 2nd collage includes Crissy as Beidou of Genshin Impact in a costume by ProCosplayShop at Otakon 2023; NYC Photo Party’s photo of Crissy as a Starfleet officer in a licensed costume in a Star Trek: Discovery captain’s chair in front of a green screen at the 2017 New York Comic Con; Popecerebus’ February 7, 2009 photo of Crissy as Harley Quinn in a licensed Harley costume at the New York Comic Con; and Crissy as Rei Hino (a.k.a Sailor Mars) in David Ng’s June 15, 2016 Hello Sailor! (Mars) photo shoot, nyan!
The 3rd collage has the reclining Crissy theme, including the alluring February 24, 2010 photo of Crissy in the fun art, comics & toy-filled basement by Pete of the Pete’s Basement blog; David Ng's January 12, 2014 photo of Crissy in the Pink pony shirt with a few of her vintage 1980’s Hasbro My Little Pony toys; David Ng’s July 31, 2021 photo of Crissy as Hino Rei in the Green outfit from the fourth Sailor Moon art book; and David Ng’s July 31, 2021 of Crissy as an elegant maid relaxing after the vigorous dusting, nyan!
The 4th collage includes Crissy in an Iron Man-inspired gown designed by Kelsiy Michele & made by Alyce, with the Arc reactor replica by Volt1987 and gladiatrix sandals purrchased on eBay / painted by Crissy, photographed by Tom at the 2019 Otakon; Crissy as the Fire Fairy in the little Black dress with Monarch Butterfly wings in the Apurril 2005 photo shoot by Rich, with the full-moon effect photo-manip added by Mike last month; Tony K’s June 2008 photo of Crissy as Chun LI from Streetfighter II in the costume by Jeny Bean; and PopeCerebus’ May 2010 photo of Crissy in Jeny Bean's kimono at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden’s Sakura Matsuri, nyan!
It is also time for the November 2023 edition of The Mew, nyan!
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, nyan! Please note that The Mew’s purresent home is at http://www.mewsings.catgirlisland.com, but Mewsings purrior to May 2021 are still archived at the old location http://www.mewsings.wordpress.com, nyan!
The purrinted media mewsings include reviews of Gold Digger #300 and Rowrbrazzle #159; the toy & collectibles mewsings include the Hallmark Keepsake Star Wars: Ahsoka Ahsoka Tano Christmas Tree Ornament; the TV & movie mewsings include reviews of Meg 2: The Trench, The Exorcist: Believer, Star Wars: Ahsoka; other related topics include our semi-annual DVD wish list and the Lightning Round topic of favorite films of 1943; and to top off the November Mew is the monthly The Catgirl & Kemonomimi Celebrity Spotlight, nyan!
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, founder / web meowster of the FemShep fan site devoted to the female version of the Mass Effect video game’s heroic Commeownder Shepard, and the founder / web meowster of the Rebecca Ferguson Nation fan site to actress Rebecca Ferguson, nyan!
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 commeownity which is full of southern hospurrtality and artistic aloha spirit, nyan!
Arigato Gozaimeowsu, nya!
- your friendly neighborhood concierges at Catgirl Island Visitors Center, nyan!
Contact Mike Moon at email@example.com
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