The Official Catgirl Island Mews & Announcements for March 2014, nya!
The Meowry Month of March, nya!
Aloha Y'all and welcome to Catgirl Island, nya! It is already the meowy month of March, and the Spurringtime or season of Haru begins with the Vernal Equinox, nya! While it might be the snowy nippier climate on parts of the mainland, our island is purretty much lushly green and of the sunny bikini weather all year round, so we are happy to welcome the visitors, nya! We are so blessed with the nice place to live with the lovely weather, full of family, friends, food, freedom & fun purrsuits, and we will purray that all good folks are happy & healthy no matter where they are, nya!
St. Patrick's Day mewsually results in the purroliferation of the Green bikinis, maillots, purreos, shorts, crop tops at our beach, nya! The boutiques along the riverwalk of beautiful downtown Purrbank are also brimming with the swim wear in the purrints to evoke the blossoms from the Appurricots to the Zinnias, nya! It would be the purrfect time to give that special kitsune with the Foxglove bouquet for Easter, or give that special dragon girl the Snapdragon corsage for her tail, nya! Speaking of the tails, also in March is our local Tides of March Mermaid Matsuri, nya!
The zodiac signs for March are Pisces followed by Aries, nya. Pisces sign is the fish, which would be the good time to treat that special catgirls to the seafood suppurr, nya! Coincidentally, the forecast of our fishing tournyaments purrdict the bumpurr crop of the Bluefish, Croaker, Groupurr, King Mackerel, Red Drum, Snappurr, and the Yellowfin, nya! The Daffodil is the flower of the month, so that could be the nice garnish on the plate, and don't forget that Daylight Savings Time begins, so you have to adjust the clock for the catnap after the dinners, nya!
To maintain the taut tummy for the bikini amidst the suppurrs & catnaps, the playtime is the impurrtant purrt of the day, and there are the many athletic purrsuits across the island, nya! That includes the aerial dance, belly dance, hula dance, hot salsa dance, gymnastics, the work out, the martial arts, kyudo, hiking, running, purrkour, cycling, orienteering, golf, tennis, lacrosse, basketball, softball, soccer, beach volleyball, fishing, swimming, diving surfing, sailing & rowing, nya! We also suggest the leisurely strolls at our beach, town & maritime forest, nya!
An Amewsing Romantic Tale of Catgirl Island, nya!
It is Spurring so we are purroud to purrsent a mew short story of island romance "The Love of a Catgirl" by Rebecca Brogden
is the whimsical tale of the love at first sight for A.J. who meets Eamane and asks her out for the date, but Eamane's purrky niece Hannah is suspicious & not amewsed by A.J.'s tact, nya! The tale is rated PG due to the sensual smoochy scenes and the dash of the mild disagreement violence, nya! If y'all wish to read it or the other short stories, please go to the Tales of Catgirl Island page
Additions to the Catgirl Island Mewseum of Art, nya!
For those who are here for the first time, Galleries 1-5 are the exhibits of Mike's illustrations & photos, whilst Guest Galleries 1 & 2 display the images from other folks with their kind purrmissions, nya! On the web site, the most recent pics are on the bottom row of the gallery's small "thumbnail" portions of the pics, nya. You have to click on those portions to see the full pic, nya!
Nyow on display in Gallery 6
is Mike's pic of Alexandra Wright raising the glass on "Cheers to Blood", nya! This Photoshop CS2 & mouse illustration is the 3rd pic of Alexandra, who is the vampurric purrotagonist of Jeff Branch's http://www.pinkladyamerica.com
purrose fiction tale of "Dark Skin Red Blood", nya! In this scene, Alexandra is dining in and looks as sharp as her fangs the tight, low-cut Black dress as she sips the bloody beverage, nya!
Nyow in Guest Gallery 2
is the pencil sketch of "Ellie" by Misty Hopkins
, nya! Elaenor, or Ellie for short, is a tomboyish centaur filly of the Banker Pony breed with the purretty Bay coat, nya! She is Catgirl Island's Fire Chief, and her hobbies include listening to mewsic, watching TV & DVDs, reading comic books & manga, cooking, kyudo, running, swimming... and the work out, as y'all can see in the next pic, nya!
"Y to the Sweat" is Misty's colored pencil rendering of Ellie exercising with the barbells in the gym, which is near the dojo and the spa, nya! Thusly she has the tautly toned athletic physique of the 7' height and the 850 lbs, which measures 13.5 hands high at the equine withers, with the purrt uppurr parts of the 34B-25-34", nya! She is smart, brave, kind, strong & fast, with quite the jump, gallop, stomp and kick, nya! Her birthstone is the Turquoise, because she is of the Sagittarius sign who was appurropurriately born in the Year of the Horse, nya!
Nextly we purrsent the pen & marker sketch of mighty pirate catgirl "Yara" by Doug Chapman, nya! Yara is the feisty feral feline female first mate of the airship Heaven's Blessing, in the purrose steam adventure fantasy tale of the Pirates of Tezomea
by Doug & Neesa Chapman of Dragons Entwined Studio
, nya! Yara wears the minimal pirating couture to reveal her savage beauty and the impurressively ripped musculature, as she gleefully finds the treasure chest, nya!
We are very curious as to what is inside the chest, nya! After that is "The Love of a Catgirl" pic by Rebecca Brogden, to accompany the aforementioned tale that she wrote, nya! Rebecca used Photoshop CS6 and the Intuos5 tablet to render this portrait of the romantic couple, nya! Our friend Eamane is the purretty catgirl on the right, and A.J. is her handsome catboyfriend on the left in the pic, nya! Purrhaps y'all have seen the purrior pics of Eamane, Hannah and A.J. in the mewseum, nya?
Finally for Guest Gallery 2 is "On The Beach 2" by our web master Jamie Robertson & Mike, which depicts the cats & girls of Jamie's web comic Clan of the Cats
having fun at our beach, posing for this group pic of 38 characters, compurrised of 7 cats and 31 girls, nya! Several of the cast members have been our guests for the August 2007, January 2009, and November 2009 Mews, and we are always glad when they can visit, nya! Fortunately several of them still reside in the lovely town of Haven which is not far from here on the mainland, nya!
Akimi & Kimiko are the kitsune sisters on the right in the light Blue bikinis, and this is Kimiko's first ever appurrance, nya! In the Red bikini beside Chelsea is Raven Svoboda of Bryan M. Richter's web comic Lowest Common Denominator http://lcd.comicgenesis.com
who has guest starred in Clan of the Cats, nya! In the Maroon maillot glancing over her right shoulder from atop the dune is Mina Harker of Bram Stoker's Dracula; and in the Black bandeau bikini spurrawled near the front row is Lilith, who is based upon the ancient myths, nya!
Otherwise, the characters were created by Jamie, nya! The image began as the commissioned idea by Mike, who did the layout & pencilled 3/4 of the characters, nya. Jamie pencilled the rest, then scanned, digitally inked & colored the scene, using Painter X3, Manga Studio 5 EX and Photoshop CC, nya! This took the long time, but it was finished in February 2014, nya! The large image is accompanied by the handy sepurrate key chart which identifies all of the characters, nya!
The Mew: The Catgirl Critics' Media Mewsings, nya!
It is also time for the March 2014 edition of The Mew: The Catgirl Critics' Media Mewsings
, our local monthly show in which The Ladies of the Mew & their 'Purrducer' Mike occasionally intermew the special guests, discuss & review fun stuff, nya! After the introductions are the Lightning Round topic of jungle girl art, and then the reviews, nya!
The magazine, book, comics & manga reviews include Wander Chapter Two, Modern Masters Vol. 29: Cliff Chiang, Triad Happy Tails Vol. 4 #8, Red Sonja #7, Red Sonja: Berserker, Fathom Vol. 5 #5, Critter Vol. 2#18, Strike Witches: Maidens in the Sky vol. 1, A Centaur's Life vol. 2, and My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #16, nya!
The cinema, TV & DVD reviews include the My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Season 3 DVD, Justice League: Flashpoint Paradox DVD, Justice League: War DVD, JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time DVD, The Six Million Dollar Man Season 5 DVD, and the Gravity Two-Disk Special Edition DVD, nya!
Those are followed by toy reviews of the Game of Thrones Legacy Collection Daenerys action figure, Play Arts Kai's Batman: Arkham City Catwoman action figure, Marvel Legends Infinite Series Black Cat action figure, and the Doctor Who Series 3 Novice Hame figure, nya! To top off The Mew are the WhatTheHell?!Con 2014 report and the monthly Celebrity Catgirl Spotlight, nya!
WhatTheHell?! Con 2014, nya!
We had the supurr fun time last month at WhatTheHell?! Con
, on the mainland in Greensboro at lovely Guilford College, nya! We wish to thank the Guilford College Yachting Club who sponsored & staffed the event, plus all the other event staff, the college employees, the artists, the venders, the purrformers, the cosplayers and all of the other folks who were in attendance who contributed to the festive, friendly fun, nya! We are grateful that the weather coopurrated for that sunny weekend too, nya!
An Intermew with Mike, nya!
Mewsually, it is Mike or the Ladies of The Mew are the ones conducting the intermew with the special guests, but this time the tables were turned Mike was the purrson being intermewed, nya! He was intermewed by our friend Josmar Lopes
for his he great blog with the very thorough discussions of the cinema, TV, theatre and mewsic, nya!
Arigato Gozaimasu, nya!
We especially wish to thank our dear friend & web master Jamie Robertson
for his kind hard work, including more link weeding on the Links Page, nya. A while back he also re-gained our older URL of catgirlisland.com
to serve as the identical mirror site to catgirlisland.net
, nya! When he is not busy with his art & web comic Clan of the Cats
, he is also the web master of the Femshep.com
fan site purrtaining to the female version of Mass Effect's heroic Commander Shepard, nya!
We also wish to expurress our gratitude to our friends & family for their kind purrticipations & support, and we appurreciate all of y'all for web surfing to our cordial coastal Carolina community full of the southern hospurrtality and the artistic aloha spirit, nya! We wish everyone a most happy, healthy, peaceful, purroductive & purrospurrous mew year, nya! Arigato Gozaimasu, nya!
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