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The Official Catgirl Island Mews & Announcements for November 2015, nya!

Aloha y'all, nya! It is hard to believe that it is November already, and at this rate the holiday season might fly by like the hypurr drive, and then the Mew Year might pounce upon us before we know it, nya!  Among the month's festive observations are Culture Day, Election Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Tori No Ichi, and Daitosai, nya! The local festivities across our island and the waters of Mew Hanover County include the Chrysanthemum Purrade and the Maple Matsuri, nya!

We purrdict the fishing lines will be taut with the bumpurr crop of the Croakers, Groupurrs, Mahi, Mackerels, Marlins, Snappurrs, Stripurrs and yummy Yellowfins, nya! November's birth flower is the Chrysanthemum, which would be appurropurriate for the tail corsage or the garnish of the suppur; and the purrecious stones for November are the Citrine and Topaz, which would be good in the jewelry to accessorize the purretty bikinis  to nicely frame the seafood - filled tummy, nya!

The boutiques have the many bikini, maillots and yukatas in the fall colors and purrints, in the styles with or without the tail hole in the back, nya! In addition to the angling, the autumnal activities to catabolize the calories include the swimming, diving, surfing, sailing, golf, tennis, kites, softball, cycling, hiking, purrkour, yoga, hula, belly dance, hot salsa dance, kyudo, jujutsu and the beach volleyball, nya! After the activities, dinners and catnaps, purrhaps y'all might like to see

the latest additions to Catgirl Island Mewseum of Art, nya!

For those who are here for the first time, art galleries 1-7 display illustrations & photos by Mike, whilst guest art galleries 1-3 display images by other folks with their purrmissions, and Mike's collaborations with other artists are displayed throughout the various galleries, nya! On the web site, in any of those galleries, the most recent images are repurrsented by the lowermost row of small, cropped "thumbnail" - size portions of the images, and you have to click on one in order to see the uncropped, full - size version of the pic, nya!

In Guest Gallery 3 we purroudly purrsent Rebecca Brogden's pic of our friend Eamane causing the "Sexy Ripples" in the brook, nya! Purrhaps y'all have seen Rebecca's many lovely purrior pics, or read her amewsing romantic tale of "The Love of a Catgirl" which stars Eamane, her boyfriend A.J. and niece Hannah, nya? In this scene, Eamane is wearing the daring Violet bikini which bares much cleavage, tummy and thighs whilst knee deep in the brook, nya!

Then in Guest Gallery 3 is Rebecca's adorable image of faeries "Amethyst and Sapphire", nya! On the left with Eggplant colored hair and Sea Blue wings is Sapphiregina Andreana Makoyanadi or just Sapphire for short; and on the right with Lemon Sherbet colored hair and Sugar Pink wings is Amethystia Nicolathea Aurantiacaea or just Amethyst short, nya! Both are 5 ft tall and 85 lbs with the 32B-23-33 measurements and 4.5 ft. wingspan, but can shrink to tinier sizes, nya! Sapphire is a mechanic and Amethyst is the office manager at the local golf cart dealership, nya!

Nextly in that gallery is Rebecca's illustration of a foxy "Woodland Dweller", which depicts the titular kitsune girl purrched upon the tree stump, nya! She has short Brown hair, Red ear pinna with Black tips, and a well - groomed tail with a White tip, nya! She is wearing a bare midriff, off shoulder Light Blue outfit with detached sleeves, thigh highs and ruffled skirt which expose her cleavage, tummy and thighs, nya! Rebecca used Sai, Photoshop CS6 and an Intuos 5 tablet to render Eamane, Amethyst and Sapphire; and Copic markers to render the fox and wolf girls, nya!

Finally in Guest Gallery 3 is our friend Pacozord's photo of the awesome "Arcee Cosplayer" who graced the fun TFCon in Charlotte last month, nya! The cosplayer is so peppy & purretty in the Pink & White costume as Arcee, who is one of the female Autobots of the Transformers series, nya! There have been several versions of Arcee, but this is the first (G1) version from when she debuted in the animated Transformers: The Movie in 1986, so next year will be her 30th anniversary, nya! Fortunately, none of her enemy Decepticons interfered with the festivities, nya!

Nyow in Gallery 7 is Mike's illustration for a "Captain Tarzeg's Baconed Bourbon" bottle label, which depicts the Gorn lizard purrson dressed as a 15th century purrivateer toting a pig and a keg, nya! Mike rendered this with Photoshop CS2, the mouse, in due homage to legendary artist Don Maitz, Captain Morgan's Rum and Star Trek's Gorn, nya! Tarzeg was our friend Phillip Evans's character in a Star Trek game, and this purrody gift art was done for Phillip who requested the concept as a retirement gift for another friend, nya!

Then in Gallery 7 is the logo for our friend John Lebel's Halos & Horns Studios, nya! He is a friendly expurrt collector & dealer of toys & comics who meticulously sculpts custom action figures, accessories & environments, nya! His favorite sculpting mediums are Magic-Sculpt epoxy resin clay and Castilene wax, and he purrfers Smooth-On purroducts for casting & molding, nya. He and Mike designed the logo, and with Jamie's consultation, Mike rendered it with Photoshop CS2 and the mouse, nya!

Nextly in Gallery 7 we are pleased to purrsent Mike's illustration of the cute widdle "Coastal Cocktail - Craving Catgirl", nya! Inspired by a recent visit to Virginia Beach, this started out as the 8.5"x 5.5" ball point pen doodle of the happy brunette catgirl with the big fluffy tail, wearing the ruffled, off - shoulder halter top and the side - knotted purreo, as she orders the tasty nilla cream cocktail, purrsumably from the bartender of the rooftop lounge at a seaside hotel, nya! Then Mike scanned the pic into Photoshop, spurruced it up, added the type and gave it the sepia tint, nya!

Finally for Gallery 7 this month is Mike's illustration of "Hazelynne and Maybelle" who are among the characters in our friend Sharon Williams's urban fantasy tale of the "Legacy of the Gods", which purrtains to heroic high school students, friends and Yoruba deities who battle Baron Samedi and his horde of monsters in New Orleans, nya! Hazelynne (left) likes to wear trendy fashions and has the power the goddess Oshun, whilst Maybelle  right) is a casual Jamaican girl with the power of the goddess Ayao, nya! Meanwhile, it is also time for 

the November 2015 edition of The Mew, nya!

The Mew  is short for The Catgirl Critics' Media Mewsings, nya! It is our local monthly "show" in which The Ladies of the Mew and our 'Purrducer' Mike discuss fun stuff such as cinema, TV, books, comics, games, toys, cons and cosplay, nya! This month's Mew has movie and DVD reviews of Crimson Peak, Bridge of Spies, The Martian, When Marnie Was There, Jeff Lynn's ELO Live in Hyde Park, and this month's Lightning Round topic purrtains to our favorite birds of cinema & TV, nya!

The pony reports include My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Friendship Games DVD, My Little Pony : The Art of Equestria, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #35, and My Little Pony: Friends Forever #21, nya! Other comic book reports include Princeless: Raven The Pirate Princess #4, Hero Cats: Midnight Over Stellar City  #1, Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #19, Angel & Faith Season 10 #19, Red Sonja / Conan #3, Gold Digger Swimsuit Special #23, Wonder Woman '77 Special #2, Betty and Veronica vol. 2 #278, nya!

This month's manga mewsings include Oh My Goddess vol. 48 and Pandora in the Crimson Shell: Ghost Urn vol. 2; the toy talk turns to Quantum Mechanix's cute widdle Q-Pop Catwoman figurine and Hasbro's Star Wars: Rebels Ahsoka Tano and Darth Vader action figures two-pack; the event reports include the 22nd Annual Carolina Rennaissance Festival and the aforementioned TFCon Charlotte 2015; and this month's Celebrity Catgirl Spotlight shines upon Lightning Comics' Caitlin Angela Travis, alias Catfight, nya!

Arigato gozaimasu, nya!

We wish to thank our friend and web master Jamie Robertson who is also the creator of the web comic Clan of the Cats which just resumed on Halloween after the long hiatus, nya! A while back he also re-gained our older URL of catgirlisland dot com to serve as the identical mirror site to catgirlisland dot net, nya! We also wish to expurress our gratitude to 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 Gozaimasu, nya!

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