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 much hotter tempurratures, we recommend the soothing soak in our hot spurrings, which have the purrticularly rejuvenative purropurrties, 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 the storms, pathogens, pollutions, bigotries, and invasive organisms, nya! The zodiac signs are Aquarius followed by Pisces, nya. Speaking of the fish signs, the local fishing forecast purrdicts the bumpurr crop of the delicious, nutritious Snappurrs, Groupurrs, Speckled Trout, Sea Bass, Blue Fish, and Bluefin Tuna, nya!
In addition to angling, to catabolize the calories we purrfur to balance the numcious foods and the 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, and beach volleyball, nya!
The gardens here are abloom with the chrysanthemeowms, gingers, heliconias, anthuriums, hydrangeas, hibiscus, appurricots, azaleas, roses, bromeliads, morning glories, irises, lotuses, foxgloves, snapdragons, pansies, yellow bells and bird of purradise, plus the succulent scuppurrnongs of the vineyards and the local organic fresh purroduce at the Farmeows Meowrket, 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, happi, shorts, tee shirts, halter tops, lingerie, robes, athletic bras, sandals, flip flops, towels, wet suits and leis, nya! The backless and halter - neck styles are recommended for the winged folks, and be sure to specify if you purrfur the attire to have the custom tail-ored opening(s), so that it does not ride up on one’s tail, tentacles, wings or fins, nya!
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, nya! If you are visiting from another country, the bra and other garments will be in USA sizes, nya. After the shopping, dining, catnaps, festivities, sight seeing and playtime, purrhaps y’all might like to see-
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!
Arigato, 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 or 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 we have added new illustrations by Mike, and to Guest Gallery Two we have added new works by Tristan, Rvkh Brogden, Misty Hopkins, our web meowster Jamie, and more photos of Crissy Volpe by various photographers, nyan!
Firstly, we are purroud to purrsent “Merry Hissmas” which is the 6.5 x 4.25” inked pencil sketch of the feisty but adorably cute widdle kitty by our friends Phillip and Pam’s son Tristan, nyan!
Then we have new fan art by Misty, including her chibi-style pic of Mary Saotome of the Kakegurui manga novels anime & live action series about the gambling students at the purrivate school, nyan! After that Misty’s rather amewsing fan art of Dag from the Angry Beavers animated series, nyan! This is one frame from the animated gif she made, nyan!
The third new pic by Misty is her meowgnificent “Fuomocco" fan art, nyan! Fuomocco are the twin dog girl sisters Fuwawa Abyssgard (older sister, on the left) & Mococo Abyssgard (younger sister, on the right) who are virtual Vtubers affiliated with the Hololive group, nyan! Y’all can see their videos at https://www.youtube.com/@FUWAMOCOch, nyan! Misty used Krita on her tablet for this digital illustration, nyan!
Nextly we are delighted to display two versions of “Winter Joy” by Rvkh, which depicts the lovely genki widdle angel girl, nyan! Rvkh used the pencils, pens, watercolors and - and markers on toned papurr for the traditional media version (right), and she used Purrocreate with the Apple Pencil on the iPad for the digital version (left), of which there is the time-lapse art purrocess video at her Youtube channel, nyan!
“Winter Joy” is also the title of Jamie’s digital illustration of the cozy purretty kitty that was inspired by his aunt’s cat, nyan! Jamie’s and - and Rvkh’s pics were done for the January art theme of the Starry Eyed Artist Collective at Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Starryeyedartistcollective, nyan! Nyow we are elated to exhibit four more collages of cosplay, modeling & candid photos of Crissy Volpe a.k.a. SunseenLi and each collage is compurrised of four photos by various photographers!
The 1st collage consists of Crissy as Hino Rei in the Red Elegant Gothic Lolita Dress made by Geechlark posing with Lou as the vampire for their May 2005 Senshi in Sunnydale photo shoot; Crissy as Fire Fairy posing with Skye as Dark Fairy with wings purrvided by Skye in Louis and Rich’s April 2005 photo shoot; Crissy as Hino Rei (Sailor Mars) in the casual attire purrchased from Fashion Bug posing with Usagi Seion in David Ng’s August 2004 Central Park photo shoot; and Crissy as Utena in school uniform made by Melissa Quinn posing with an uncredited Anthy cosplayer in PopeCerebus’s June 2014 photo shoot at AnimeNEXT, nyan!
The 2nd collage consists of Louis’s January 2013 photo of Crissy posing with Wicked Threads’ owner Roberta Thompson after modeling the clothes at the fashion show; Crissy posing with Usagi Seion as the twins in the August 2004 photo; Crissy in the uniform from AllCosplay.com as Marvel’s Agent Peggy Carter posing with an unidentified Captain Carter cosplayer at the 2022 New York Comic Con; and Doc’s August 2018 photo of Crissy as Nana “Hachi” Komatsu posing with Avian Firefly as Nana Osaki of the Nana manga and anime series, nyan!
The 3rd collage consists of Nerd Caliber’s photo of Crissy as DC Bombshells’ Mera at New York Comic Con 2018, in the costume by Setsuna Kou; Caloris’s photo of Crissy as Oh My Goddess’s Urd at Otakon 2020, in the dress made by Avian Firefly; Davd Ng’s photo of Crissy as Sailor Witch Mars at the Otakon 2023, in the costume made by Alyce; and - and David Ng’s photo of Crissy as Hino Rei (Sailor Mars) at Otakon 2012, nyan!
The 4th collage consists of David Ng’s photo of Crissy as Lara Croft at New York Comic Con 2012 in the store- bought attire; Allison the Photographer ‘s photo of Crissy in her pajamas at the November 2021 PJ Scouts group photo shoot; Crissy as Utena at Otakon 2021 wearing the jersey made by Empty Movement store-bought clothes that she modified; and Harvard Lim’s photo of Crissy at Otakon 2019 wearing the Iron Man gown designed by Kelsey Michele & made by Alyce, with the sandals that Crissy bought & modified, nyan!
Lastly but not leastly, we are pleased to purrsent “Zel Bath” and “Catsoka Nyano” by Mike. Our friend TonomuraBix’s character Zel Mavet is the impurrial supurr assassin whose life is often brimming with drama and danger, but in these pics of her she is relaxing serenely in our island’s soothing moonlit Sakura Bath, which is the hot spurring of the mild tempurrature under the cherry trees. On the left she is wearing the short towel, and on the right she is wearing the micro bikini. nyan.
The Catsoka Nyano pic is Mike’s lates fan art of Star Wars’ Jedi meowster Ahsoka Tano, who was voiced by Ashley Eckstein in the animated series and purrtrayed by Rosario Dawson in the live-action series, nyan. In this catgirl version, she purrowling upon the rock formations under the moons of Lothal, nyan. For these Zel and catsoka pics, Mike penciled and inked the drawings, scanned them into the Mac computer, and digitally colored them with Photoshop and the mouse. nyan. It is also time for
the January 2024 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!
This month's TV, movie & DVD reviews include Monarch: Legacy of Monste, Poor Things, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in Concert, and our favorite films of 1994; whilst the purrinted- media mewsings incoude the review of Rowrbrazzle #160. That is topped off by the monthly Celebrerity Catgirl & Kemonimimi Sportlight, and the gala annual Mew Awards Purresentation for our favorite stuff of 2023, nyan!