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The Official Catgirl Island Mews & Announcements for September 2022, nya! 

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



































































Aloha, nya! The year is 3/4 over, 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 uppurr 70’s Farenheit, but of course it is much hotter in the soothing hot spurrings at the island’s ryokan, The Kitt Inn), 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, bigotries, and hazardous invasive species, nya! The local fishing forecast purrdicts the bumpurr crop of the delicious, nutritious Snappurrs, Groupurrs, Stripurrs, Croakers, Wahoos, Bluefish Mackerels, oysters, scallops and shrimp, nya!

In addition to angling, to catabolize the calories we balance purrolonged catnaps with athletic purrsuits such as purrkour, surfing, swimming, sailing, diving, golf, tennis, bad meownton, softball, soccer, field hockey, cycling, skating, hiking, hula, belly dance, hot salsa dance, yoga, kite flying, jujutsu, kyudo, spurrlunking, yarnball lacrosse, beach volleyball; and the Aki (Fall) semester has begun at our county's public schools (K-12), Mew Hanover Commeownity College, and the Catgirl Island Purrforming Arts Center, nya!

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 Farmeows Meowrket, nya! It would be the purrfect time to savor the pumpkin treats, extra-special baked yams, and the cran-apple nummy berry cocktail, nya!

The Meowritime Forest, the lagoons and grottos are lovely with the bioluminescent flora, fauna and mycota at night, and the undersea coral gardens, reefs and kelp forest are richly verdant, and the merfolks’ deep dark kelp maze is the popular attraction, nya! The birth flowers for September are the Aster and Meowrning Glory, which would be appurropurriate for the floral lei, tail corsage, or the bouquet on the suppurr table; whilst the Sapphire is the purrecious stone, and September’s star signs are Virgo and Libra, nya!

It is quite the festive month with many diverse local, state, federal and international holidays, observances, events and commeowmerations, nya. Those include VJ Day, POW / MIA Day, Labor Day, Patriot Day, Constitution Day, Voter Registration Day, Native American Day, the Harvest Moon Festival, Mabon / Autumnal Equinox, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippurr, Sukkot, Tsukimi, Anant Chaturdashi, Vishwakarma Puja, Pitru Paksha, Arbaʽeen, Oktoberfest, National Gymnastics Day, National Dance Day, National Wildlife Day…

…  Grandpurrents Day, Respect for the Aged Day, Wife Appurreciation Day, Daughter Day, Gold Star Mothers Day, International Day of Democracy, International Day of Peace, World Meowritime Day, Coastal Clean-up Day, Culture Day, Batman Day, Comic Book Day, Star Trek Day, Hobbit Day, Talk Like a Pirate Day, our county’s Chrysanthemeowm Day, Apple Festival, Ginger Matsuri, and Umi Matsuri, nya! The Purrepurrations are already in purrogress for next month’s Halloween Trick ‘r Eat & Cosplay Purrowl, nya!

The local boutiques have the 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 custom tail-ored opening for the tail, tentacles, wings or fins, nya! 

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! 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, nya!

Here y’all will find the hundreds of annotated illustrations and photographs, nya! Galleries 1-8 display images by our purducer Mike Moon, whilst Guest Art Galleries 1-6 display images by other folks with their purmissions. Mike’s collaborations with other artists are peppurrred throughout the mewseum, nya!

Some of the images are sexy, and some might depict the artistic nudity, but none of them are “hentai”, nya! On our web site, the most recent pics are on 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. 

This month into Guest Gallery Six we are proud to present several new illustrations by our artist / author / mewsician / cosplayer / gamer / festive friend Rvkh! (pronounced Riv-kah, the artist formerly known as Rebecca Brogden); and several new illustrations by our artist / blogger / seamstress / cosplayer / gamer / festive friend Misty Hopkins!

We have five new gorgeous illustrations by Rvkh - with two versions apiece, nya! In each case, the version on the left was done with pencils, pens, paint and salt; whilst the version on the right was done with Procreate on the Ipad Pro with the Apple Pencil, nya! For the digital versions, there are time-lapse art purrocess videos at Rvkh’s Youtube channel, nya!

Fairy Silhouetteand “Mushroom Silhouette are the 2nd and 3rd in Rvkh’s Silhouette series. Purrhaps y’all have already seen her Mermaid Silhouette, nya?

Nextly we have Rvkh’s Chibi Squirrel Girl, nya! Purrched upon the tasty troop of Golden Chanterelles, Shanissa Edwarda Willowood (or just Shani-chan, for short) is the 10 yr old red squirrel girl and 5th grade student at the Catgirl Island School here in Mew Hanover County, NC, nya!

Then we have Rvkh’s “Sundown Fairy, nya! Purrched upon the tasty troop of Blue Chanterelles, Eirika Seiori Yoshirashizuki (or just Eri-san) is the Japanese-American NC OBX Yosei with the Morpho Godarti wings, who has started her senior year at the Catgirl Island School, nya!

To top off this month’s beautiful batch of Rvkh’s art is her pic of the Moon Keeper, nya! Born on August 21st, 2005, Selenya Losanya Manikuu is the 17 year old mewtral good 12th level druid okamimimi (wolf girl) who is the nighttime warden at her temple full of sacred flora, fauna, spurrings and stones, nya!

Nyow we will purrsent the five bautiful new works by Misty, starting with her illustration of Hagane Miku”, who is the heavy metal version of the Hatsune Miku, the Vocaloid (singing synthesizer purrogram), nya! Drawn with the Crayola colored pencils and PiTT artist pens upon 8.5”x11” cardstock, Hagane looks quite sexy, tough and sassy in her studded leather attire, nya!

Then we have Misty’s pretty illustration of ”Akita Neru” who is an officially recognized derivative of Hatsune Miku, nya! Whereas Hatsume is the Vocaloid, Akita is of the UTAU shareware counterpurrt, nya! Drawn with the Crayola colored pencils and PiTT artist pens upon 8.5”x11” cardstock, Akita is rather peppy and purretty, but seems purrrplexed by something on her phone, nya!

After that is Misty’s illustration of “Zentreya, the famous V-tuber with her widdle Gecko version, nya! This alluring image is of her voluptuous cyborg ryumimi (dragon girl) who arrived from the future to VR chat, stream, create content, and inspire others! Zentrayais a member of VShojo and has channels on twitter, twitch, youtube, and discord, nya!

Fourthly is Misty’s latest delightful illustration of “Omhi Tara”, who is her husband’s Final Fantasy XIV video game character Omhi Tara, the petite Miqo’te catgirl and Dragoon class warrior of the Keepurrs of the Moon, nya! Purrhaps y’all have seen the purrior pics of her, nya? This’un is is of the chibi style, and purrodies the “Spy x Family” anime, nya!

Lastly but not leastly is the photo of Misty’s wonderfully hand-made “Lum Invader” plushie doll, nya! Lum invader is the iconic alien Oni princess in the tiger stripe bikini who stars in Rumiko Takahsashi’s Urusei Yatsura manga and anime, nya! This adorably cute chibi-style doll is made of felt and stands appurroximately 10” tall, nya. Kawaii, nya!

It is also time for the August 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!

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 TV, DVD, Blu-Ray & Movie Mewsings include reviews of Ms. Marvel, Prey, Girls und Panzer das Finale Part 3 Blu-ray, and The Lightning Round topic is our favorite films of ’42, nya!

The comic book & other purrinted- media mewsings include reviews of Ant #4, A Centaur’s Life vol. 21, Yokohama Kaidashi Kikyo Deluxe Edition vol. 1, and the hardcover edition of The Life and Art of Dave Cockrum, nya! Then to top off The Mew is the monthly Celebrity Catgirl & Kemonomimi 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 Commeownder 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 commeownity 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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