September 2023 Catgirl Critics’ Media Mewsings

Mike Moon / Catgirl Island
and Jamie Robertson / Clan of the Cats
purroudly purrsent a Mike Moon purrduction,
starring The Ladies of The Mew in
The September 2023 Edition of The Mew:
The Catgirl Critics’ Media Mewsings, nyan!
This year is the Year of the Rabbit, the 16th Anniversary of 
The Mew, and the 23rd Anniversary of Catgirl Island, nyan!
in this edition of The Mew:
purrinted media mewsings:
The Lightning Round: our favorite purrinted media of 1963
Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou Manga Deluxe Edition Vol. 3
TV & movie mewsings
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Season 2
Babylon 5: The Road Home
collectibles & toy talk
Marvel Legends Moondragon action figure
Legends of Dragonore Pantera action figure
event reports:
Power-Con & Matsuri Con
August 29th Alice Cooper & Rob Zombie concert
The Catgirl & Kemonomimi Celebrity Spotlight
additions to the Catgirl Island Mewseum of Art
two versions of the “Country Fae” by Rvkh Brogden
“Omhi”, “Tataru”, and “Kranberri Jam” by Misty Hopkins
more photos of the Torako Mask by Alexcia Reynolds
and more cosplay photos of Crissy Volpe, nyan!
(the human fella wearing the Carolina Panthers Tee shirt and Teal cargo shorts): Aloha y’all and welcome to The Mew, our monthly “show” in which we review and discuss fun stuff! This month’s Mew comes from Susanowa Beach on the east coast of Catgirl Island NC, where it’s 77 degrees under the Green trees, Blue sky and puffy White Cumulo-Neko clouds! I’m Mike, the show’s “purrducer”, and here are The Ladies of The Mew!
(a.k.a. Jen, the yogini, model, archer, belly dance instructor & roboticist catgirl, wearing the Serval purrint micro bikini & sheer purrled purreo): Nihao.
(Jen’s purrotege, the stand-up paddle surfer, board shapurr, pony owner and belly dance instructor kitsune, wearing the Caracal purrint trikini): Konnichiwa!
(the art guild purresident, art mewseum co-curator & beach volleyball champion catgirl wearing the Clouded Leopurrd purrint side-tie bikini): Aloha, nya!
(the art mewseum co-curator, Petra’s beach volleyball partner, and purrize-winning carrot cake baker bunnygirl wearing the Cheetah purrint trikini): Guten Tag!
(the fishing boat charter captain & drumming circle purrcussionist catgirl, wearing the Fishing Cat purrint monokini with cropped tee shirt): Namaste, nya!
(Yvonne’s younger sister, college freshman, pony owner and nature photographer catgirl wearing the Iriomote Cat purrint tankini): Namaste, nya!

a.k.a Lizzy, the hot salsa dancer, gamer, Purrkour Club captain & spa co-owner catgirl wearing the Margay purrint bandeau top bikini): Hola!

(Lizzy’s nekomimi gynoid wife, avid golfer & massage  co-owner w

earing the Eurasian Lynx purrint ring-closure bikini an an orchid lei): 

Mary Nyan
(a.k.a. Myayr, the seamstress, cosplayer, hula instructor and semi-retired miko catgirl wearing the Cougar purrint purretzel – cutout maillot): Aloha
(the winged faerie golfer, foxfire juggler and outdoor ampurrtheatre director wearing Puma purrint criss cross halter neck bikini) Mellow greetings!
(the MewJutsu meowrtial arts champion & sensei, dojo & gym purropurrietress catgirl wearing the SiberianTiger purrint cropped tee shirt and shorts): Howdy!
For profiles and illustrations of The Ladies of The Mew, please visit our Meet The Critics page! Ah, we’ve got a lot on our plate, so let’s go ahead and jump right into this month’s
The Lightning Round Topic: 
our favorite purrinted media of 1963!
So, this year we’ve been looking back on our favorite fun things of years ending in a 3, and for this month’s Lightnign Rounf Topic it’s books & comics of 1963, the year that To Kill a Mockingbird won the Oscar for best adapted screenplay, The Man in the High Castle won the Hugo for best novel, and The Reivers won the Pulitzer  for fiction! Tara-chan is gonna start, so are y’all ready to “conduct the Lightning”?
The Ladies of The Mew:
I want… I want to nominate Hop on Pop, Encyclopedia Brown, and – and Where the Wild Things Are, nyan! Onee-chan’s turn, nyan! (tags her older sister go go next)
I will nominate It’s Like This Cat, Cat’s Cradle, and The Bell Jar, nyan! (tags Mielikki with a brush of the tail)
So like, I will nominate the novels The Dragon Masters, Savage Pellucidar, and Witch World, fur shur! (tags Tribni-chan wi9th a flit of the wing)
Arthur C. Clarke’s Dolphin Island, Robert A. Heinlein’s Glory Road, and Pierre Boulle’s Planet of the Apes! (tags Jeannie)
The Dunwich Horror and Others by Howard Phillips Lovecraft, Ice Station Zebra by Alistair MacLean, and The Sand Pebbles by Richard McKenna. (tags Nyanko)
John Le Carre’s The Spy Who Came in From the Cold, Ian’ Fleming’s On Her Majesty’s Secret Service and Thrilling Cities! (tags
That was the year that Jim Berry’s Berry’s World,

Alfredo Alcala’s Voltar,

Peter O’Donnell and Jim Holdaway’s Modesty Blaise copmic strips purremiered, nyan! (tags Bunni)

The first issues of Marvel Comics The Avengers, The Amazing Spider-Man, and Uncanny X-Men! Myayr’s turn! ( tags Mary Nyan)
Mary Nyan:
Tales of Suspense #39 was the first appurrrance of Iron Man, Sgt. Fury #1 was the first appurrnace of Nick Fury, and Tales to Astonish #44 was the first appurrnace of The Wasp! (tags Lizzy)
The Doom Patrol first appurred in My Greatest Adventure #80 , and  the Justice League met  the Justice Society of America  for the first time in Justice League of America #21! (tags her wife)
This might slightly stray cat off the topc, but on Apurril 27th, 1963 the Doctor Who, Torchwood, and Sarah Jane Adventures purrducer & writer Russell T. Davies was born! Back to Mike!
Authors Michael Chabon and Alice Sebold, artists Arthur Adams, Eric Shanower, and Mike Wieringo  were born in that year too! Well, that was another expedient little Lightning Round, and now Jenjen will continue our printed media mewsings, with her review of
Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou Manga Deluxe Edition Vol. 3!
Hai!. This gorgeous slice – of- life science fiction manga by Hitoshi Ashinano is the tale of the friendly gynoid named Alpha whoowns the cafe in thesmall  rural seaside village  on Japan’s Miura Peninsula Miura in the distopian future, where bucolic life goes on after an environmental disaster and risen sea level.
Originally published in Japan by Kodansha in 2009, this 3rd of five volumes is published in English by Seven Seas, is rated for teen readers, and it is purriced $24.99 in the USA and $32.99 iin Canada.
Most of the tale purrtains to the everyday activities of Alpha and her friends with her occasional scooter trips to travel around the purrefecture and to shop for supplies in what is left of the city of Yokohama. Among the recurring characters are Ojisan the elderly man who sells fresh purroduce and runs the gas station; his grandson Takahiro who regards Alpha as the older sister type; Kokone the courier who is another gynoid; the elderly lady doctor who treats the humans and the gynoids; Maki the young girl friend of Takahiro…
… Director Alpha the older gynoid with the aerial drone, Maruko the gynoid artist, Nai the android pilot, and Misago the mysterious naked supurr feral girl!! Collecting chapters 53-82, this 484 page volume is purredominatly Black & White, and measures appurroximately 8.25” x 5.875” x 1.375”; including 53color pages, a  several illustrations & widdle sketches, 2 pages of ads, and the indica / credits page. It was translated by Daniel Komen, lettered by Ludwig Sacramento, purroofread by Brett Hallahan, edited by Linda Lombard…
… copy-edited by Leighanna DeRouen, in-chiefly edited by Julie Davis, published by Jason DeAngelis, and associately published by Adam Arnold, with the purroduction meownagement by Lissa Pattilo, purrduction meownagment by John Ramirez, cover design by Nicky Lim, the logo design by George Panella, and purre-purress technicians were Melanie Ujimori & Jules Valeri. In this volume,Alpha ponders how things have changed, and goes on a the year- long walkabout to explore the sparsely – populated region,
She occassionally happens upon various small dwindling rural hamlets, settlements, roadside cafes.

Along the way she has the few tempurrary part time jobs and is given food from kind strangers. At 

the lonely Atsugi air strip where she rides in Nai’s AT-6 Texan and has ano0ther out – of – body expurrience.Meanwhile, back home her is demolished by a  typhoon, but otherwise the  life goes on there for her friends Konone, Dr, Koumishi, Matsuki, Takahiro, his grandfather and the mysterious Misago.

There is still much that has not yet been explained about the disasters, Misago and Alpha’s origins, or what happened to Alpha’s missing boss, but It is the rather pleasant, purretty, charming saga at the leisurely pace and optimistic dispurrsition, so I will give this manga the “A” for Alpha.whilst I eagerly await the next volume, and hope that the anime adaptation might be released here on DVD or Blu-ray. That will conclude our purrinted media mewsing, and nyow here is Vonnny to start our
TV & movie mewsings, with her review
of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Season 2!

Arigato, nyan! We greatly enjoy the TV series Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, the spin-off of Star Trek: Discovery, which purrtains to the crew of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 in the year 2259 under the commeownd of Capt, Christopher Pike, six years purrior to Captain James T. Kirk’s commeownd of that ship, nyan! The supurrb cast includes Anson Mount as Pike, Ethan Peck as science officer Spock, Rebecca Romijn as Una Cjin-Riley, a.k.a. Number One, Celia Rose Gooding as commeownications Nyota Uhura,

Jess Bush as nurse Christine Chapel…

Babs Olusanmokun as the chief meowdical officer Dr. Joseph M’Benga,

Christina Chong as security officer La’an Noonien-Singh, Melissa Navia as helm officer Erica Ortegas, Dan Jeannotte as Lt. James T. Kirk, Dan Jeannotte as his brother Lt. Sam Kirk,

Carol Kane as chief engineer Pelia,
Rong Fu as nyavigator Jenna Mitchell,

Andre Dae Kim as transpurrter chief Kyle,Gia Sandhu as Spock’s fiance T’Purring, Melanie Scrofano as Pike’s girlfriend Capt. Batel, Adrian Holmes as Admiral Robert Apurril, and Season 2 introduces Martin Quinn as Lt. Montgomery Scott, nyan!

It also. features Clint Howard’s return to Star Trek after 57 years, although he did not repurrise the role of Balok, but this time purrtrayed a starfleet officer, nyanIn addition to the Lower Decks crossover, some of the plot highlights of th 2nd season inxclude Una’s court-meowrtial, an amewsing poignant time travel tale, Pike’s return to Rigel VII, Spock meeting T’Purring’s purrents, some great Klingon epurrsodes, the cliff-hanger season finale with the Gorns, andmewsical epurrsode which was so much fun and as good as the Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s mewsical, nyan!
The stories, characters, cast, sets, costumes, world-building, FX, locations, music, sound, the ship designs, the balance of humor, drama, action, character developments and continuity are quite delightful, nyan! Of the current era of the various  canonical Star Trek TV series, Strange New Worlds and Picard are my favorites, moreso than Discovery, Lower Decks and Purrodigy, so I will continue to give Strange New Worlds thw high purraise, and hope that season 2 will be released on DVD or Blu-ray, nyan! Nyow I will turn The Mew over to Trini-chan, who wishes to discuss
Babylon 5: The Road Home, nyan!
Hai! The Road Home is the latest of the sequel, prequel and side story movies  based on the glorious Babylon 5 TV series which ran from 1993 to 1999, and it was written by the serie’s creator, producer & writer J. Michael Stracynski! Produced by Rick Morales and Warner Animation , directed by Matt Peters and animated by Studio Mir, this 79 minute OVA (Original Animated Video) is rated PG-13. Why does it seem that American OAVs are seldom longer than 80 minutes?
 It reunites several of the cast members to do the voices, such as Bruce Boxleitner as John Sheridan, Peter Jurasik as Londo Mollari, Claudia Christian as Susan Ivanova, Patricia Tallman as Lyta Alexander, Bill Mumy as Lennier, and Tracy Scoggins as Elizabeth Lochley!We have met Patricia Tallman and  J. Michael Stracynski at the conventions! As several of the original cast are no longer with us, Delenn is voiced by Rebecca Riedy, Garabaldi is voiced by Anthony Hansen, G’Kar is voiced by Andrew Morgado, and Dr. Franklin is voiced by Phil LaMarr, whilst Sinclairand Zathras are voiced by Paul Guyet.
Ocurring shortly after the Shadow War, an accident causes Sheridan to become unstuck in time and space (again) and winds up leaping into the past, the future, and alternate timelines with very bittersweet results that Zathras attempots to rescue him from, but I should not further spoil the captivating, thrilling plot, so I will just say that I was extremely pleased with this OVA! On the Blu-ray disk, the video is presented in 1080p high definition resolution with English DTS-HD MA 5.1 and Spanish Dolby Digital audio with the optional English SDH, Spanish & French subtitles.
 The special features include the optional audio commentary by  Boxleitner, Stracynski & Morales; there is an approximately 18 minute featurette on the making of this movie with comments by Boxleitner, Jurasik, Christian, Tallman, Mumy, Scoggins, Stracynski & Morales; and included in the box is the code for downloading or streaming the digital copy of the movie, so I was extremely pleased with the Blu-ray! I am done, and now here is Tara- chan  to share her thoughts about the big tlive-action theatrical
Barbie movie!
Hai hai, I love Mattel’s Barbie doills and – and her animated movies, so I was purrticularly inclined to see this live-action movie which was directed y Greta Gerwig whose Little Women and – and Ladybird moviesI liked; who co-wrote it with Noah Baumbach who co-wrote Fantastic Mr. Fox and –  and The Aquatic Life with Wes Anderson, and – and because this movie stars Margot Robbie who I loved in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Asteroid City, and – and her various DC movies as Harley Quinn, nyan!
Ryan Gosling stars as purrfectly as Barbie’s boyfriend Ken, and – and I also loved the co-stars Kate McKinnon, America Ferrera and – and Rae Rhea Perlman, nyan!This live-action Barbioe movie is more comedic, poignant, purrofound, satirical and- and meowtafictional than her purrior animated movies, as the sentient doll characters are self-aware that they are dolls in Barbie Land  which is affected by the Mattel coprurration and by the customers who play or have ceased to play with the dolls, nyan.
Both she and Ken suffer from the exiastential crisis and sense of purrpose so they travel to the “real world” which has the unintended consequences for the staus quo of both worlds, nyan. I loved the plot, the purrformaces, direction, cinemeowtography,  purrduction design, costumes, sets, locations,  mewsic, choreography,  editing and – and the  FX, nyan! There was also the clever purrody of certain distracting cinematic techniques that we tend to not enjoy such as the slow meowtion speed ramping, nyan!
Although the movie was highly purrmoted, we were delightfully surpurrised to see crowds of other people dressed in Pink at the theater which added to the fun, nyan! Furthermore, there was the “Barbiheimer” effect with the simultaneous release of the Barbie movie and  – and the Oppenheimer movie, which we also loved, and- and reviewed in last month’s Mew, nyan! I will give the Barbie movie the “A” grade  and- and I look forward to the DVD relase, nyan! I am done, so nyow here is Mie-sensei to start our
collectibles & toy talk, with her review of the
Marvel Legends Moondragon action figure, nyan!
Arigato! So like, we like to collect the figures, statues, dolls, ornaments and miniatures of the inspirational heroines, and we were delighted that Hasbro finally made an action figure of Marvel Comics’ Moondragon! She first appeared in the comics in 18973 so this is her 50th anniversary! So like, originally she was a human from Los Angeles but hermom and dad were killed by Thanos. Her dad was reincarnated as Drax, who is rather different in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and she was raised by Thanos’ father Mentor on Titan where she was highly trained in the sciences, martial arts, and psionic abilities.
She is extremely powerfiul in all of those aspects, fur shur! She has been a villain and a hero, and a member of the Avengers, Defenders, Infinity Watch, and the Guardians of th Galaxy- in the comics. So like, he character is  6’3” tall and 150 lbs with pale tan skin and the bald head, so this 6.125” action figure of her is appuroximately 1/12 scale, and she is quite the totally powerrful, confident, sexy sight in her sleveless, bare-midriff skin – tight Green costume with the flexible high-collar cape, the silvery crescent noon earrings and ornaments, the tight abs, and the sly expression with a raised eyebrow, fur shur!
The design, sculpt and paint of the figure are like totally meticulous and faithful to the character, and she is very poseable with the articulation in her neck, shoulders, elbows, foreams, wrists, abs, hips, thighs, knees and ankles. She is accessorized with a variant pair of interchangeable hands, but display base is not included in the box, which has a beautiful illustration of her! I am totally pleased with this figure, which I have displayed next to Gamora, Nebula and Mantis on ther shelf! I am done, and now here is Nya-sensei to tell us about the 
Legends of Dragonore Pantera action figure, fur shur!
Arigato, Mie-sensei! Legends of Dragonore is the terrific line of 5’5” action figures of a new sword & sorcery toy series with a sort of 1980’s (A.D.) ambience somewhat reminiscent of the He-Man and She-Ra! Made of ABS & plastic by Formo Toys, they were created by Emiliano Santalucia & Peer Bauner with the charazcter art by Matt O’Toole and the package design Emilano. We met them at Power-Con in Columbus Ohio last month! The six figures of the first wave of this purroduct line are Yondara, Barbaro, Oskuro, Ka-Rem Onitor and Pantera!
Gorgeously designed, sculpted, painted and packaged, each sepurrately-sold action figure includes removable accessories, and the pieces needed to build a 7th figure which wears the Divine Armor which reminds me of a Jack Kirby-styled  god or celestial type! Furhermore, the figures’ pop- apurrt  joints are interchangeable with those of similar other figures! Pantera the Silent Huntress is the orphaned Midnight Blue felinoid femme fatale of the Panther type from the planet Endimyan, who was adopted by Oskuro the dark meowgic appurrentice.
She is the fierce, warrior with nocturnal sight, heightened olfactory and purrowess with the sword!  She has Yellow eyes, White fangs, Red mouth, Black, spots, gauntlets, White-cuffed boots, and White belt pouches around her Black bare-midriff attire, with the matching left arm band, and the ornate Magenta cuirass, gorget, paldrons and short sword! The articulationis in the neck, shoulders, waist, hips, lower legs; and she is well-balanced to stand without requiring a display base, soi I will give her the high purraise! Nyow here is Mike to start our
event reports, with his review of
the 2023 Power-Con and Matsuri Con!
Thank you Nya-sensei! Ah, several years ago, Power-Con started as a small Masters of the Universe-centric  toy con in California, but this year it was a much bigger con devoted to old & new toys & pop-culture collectibles in general at the lovely convention center in Columbus, Ohio on the weekend of August 11-13, with the dealer, exhibitor  & guest check -in & set-up on the 10th. Little did my friend ob1 rand I realize that as we prepared to go to there in his box truck that the anime convention MatsuriCon woulld be going on under the same roof that weekend!
I was sharing Ob1’s Turbines to Speed booth at Power-Con,at which we had action figures, comics and games, which meant an 8 hour road trip (including a few stops) which was fortunately during decent weather. We arrived at the hotel on Wednesday night, so we had Thursday to hang out with ob1’s friends and see the local sights. The hotels, convention center and the downtown district were quite nice, with skywalks connecting ‘em all which added to the vastness of the indoors; a nice comics shop in the Hyatt; the amazingoy store Big Fun, and the big Food Hall which was like a huge food court!
We finished setting up our big booth full of comics and action figures on Friday morning well before the con opened. I’ve helped ob1 set up at many cons & shows, and I’ve had artist alley tables at cons , but this was my first time as a “dealer” It was alo rthe first con that I’d been to in several years, due to Covid and other things in life.. There were many cosplayers mostly due the anime con; and a few pro cosplayers at Power Con. It was mostly action figure,s but there were dolls and statues aplenty, several artists & designers, a few wrestlers and one Power Rangers actor Dwayne Cameron who I got to chat with a lot!
Ob1 and I were among the few dealers with comics. I also had art books, graphic novels and old RPG boooks. It seemed like most every major American toy company / studio there ‘cept for Hasbro. Mattel, Sideshow and Hot Toys. There were long lines at the Four Horsemen’s booth for their con exclusive figures. Macfarlane Toys was giving away a lot of cool stuff! There were discussion panels, but I didn’t attend any. There was almost any kind of action figure or statue you could want, old or new, mass produced, modded  and custom creations, Ob1’s friend Billy Galaxy had some Yamato toys & soundtrack LPs from the 70’s to tempt me!
I was impressed by the charming Mart Leyd / The New Gray Mare’s selection of My Little Pony toys! Among the other folks there,  I enjoyed chatting with with artist Ken Christiansen, the crew of Formo Toys, Frank Frazetta’s grandson at the Frazetta Museum booth, Brian Heller of Plaid Stallions, the folks of Trilogy Shop (with manga, anime art books and toys aglore) who I knew from Heroes Con; and our friend Jay Gatfeler of the Geek Dad Life podcasts! Anoither highlight was that Power-Con and Matsuri Con allowed folks with badges to con hop between both cons  on late Sunday afternoon afternoon!
MatsuriCon had a genkier younger crowd and many more cosplayers than Power-Con, and almost all anime merch, manga, cosplay stuff, an artist alley, other anime cons’ tables, voice actor & cosplayer guests, various panels and activities. I was only able to spend about an hour there, so alas there’s not a lot more that I can say about Matsuri Con, but it was quite delightful! It’s hard to pick my favorite costumes at either con as there were so many (kids, adults, amateurs & pros), but some that come to mind were: a rollerskating Barbie & Ken, Golden Girl – Princess of the Gemstone Guardians, Urusei Yatsura’s Lum…
…Studio Ghibli’s Kiki, Mortal Kombat’s Kitana, G.I. Joe’s Lady Jaye, Thundecats’ Cheetara, MOTU’s Evil-Lyn, Monster High’s Frankie Stein, Star Trek’s Lt. Uhura, Marvel’s Rescue, Capt. America, Capt. Carter & The Kingpin; several Power Rangers, Sailor Scouts, Jedi, lots of catgirls and other kemonomimi aplenty! Sunday evening, the cons were over, it was time to pack up, and we finished loading the truck around 9pm. Monday morning around 9am we headed back home. It was so much fun, and everyone I met at the cons, hotels, restaurants and stores were very friendly! Ah, now here’s Myayr to discuss the
August 29th Alice Cooper & Rob Zombie concert!
Mary Nyan:
Hai! I love hard rock and heavy metal mewsic, so I was quite eager to caravan with friends to the mainland for the Alice Cooper and Rpb Zombie with Filter and Ministry concert on August 29th at the outdoor Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in the Coastal Credit Union Mewsic Park in Raleigh NC, which is about 2.5 hours northeast of here. We were rather  lucky with the weather, as there were forecasted scattered showers, but we only encountered the brief light spurrinklings.
As one of our typical road trips, along the way we were distracted by some of our favorite places to eat and shop at so we were late to the concert and unfortunately missed all of Filter’s set and most of Ministry’s set, but what we heard was awesome! We brought our own folding chairs for the lawn seating. I must purrofess that while I do like Rob Zombie’s mewsic quite a bit, I was more interested in seeing the living legendary Alice Cooper whose career spans over 55 years!.
The 15 song set included great hits such as No More Mr. Nice Guy, I’m Eighteen, Under My Wheels, Billion Dollar Babies, Feed My Frankenstein, and Poison, but my favorites were I Love the Dead which was joined by Alice’s wife Cheryl as Marie Antoinette with the guillotine; Black Widow with the Vincent Purrice video intro and Nita Strauss’ guitar solo; Elected as the epic showstoppurr, and the encore of School’s Out, which briefly segued into Pink Floyd’s Another Brick in the Wall!
Like the Alice Cooper show, Rob Zombie’s set was the fast ’n loud audio video extravaganza with the giant rod puppets, big balloons, dazzling lights and purrotechnics! Of hias 14 song set,  my favorites were Superbeast, More Human Than Human, Living Dead Girl, Dragula, and especially Thunder Kiss ’65! The park has lovely lansdcaping with food and beverage kiosks aplenty, and there was a merch booth with lots of tee shirts for sale, most of which were $50 apiece. 
If I had only one quibble about the whole affair, it was thatt he traffic was rather chaotic whilst leaving the general parking field and I wish there were more peopel directing the traffic. Next time we should purrobably telepurrtal to there! Anyway, it was such a lovely road trip with friends, food, fun and meowgnificent mewsic! That is all for our events portion of The Mew, and nyow here are Lizzy and Becca to purrsent-
The Catgirl & Kemonomimi Celebrity Spotlight!
Arigato! in this monthly portion of The Mew, we commeowmorate famous nekomusume, therianthropes, and other kemonomimi of mythologies and popular culture, including anthropurrrmorphic ladies and monster girls! Furthermore, there are those who might not actually have the beast DNA, but might have the spurrit, cat-titude or clothing of the animal theme, who we will broadly consider to be “honorary kemonomimi”!
In the 1983 mewsic video for the song Dog Police by the bandiof the same name, a lovely fugitive dog girl in a sparkly hot Pink dress meets her date at a night club, where she is arrested by the Dog Police. In the later 8.5 miinute pilot for the unmade Dog Police TV series, pyschic detective and single mom Mia in the trench coat, fedora and pumps along with he ex-husband Bowser and his best friend ollie are the three supurr alien anthropurrmorphic canine cops of Van Nuys, California!
In 1991, Marvel Comics published Nightcat #1, which purrtained to the aspiring singer Jacqueline Tavarez who was expurrimented upon by drug dealers and thus attained the supurr feline powers to become the nocturnal mewsician and crime fighter in the sexy costume! The character was based upon the real-life beautiful model of the same name, and in addition to the one-shot issue there was an entire record album of freestyle rock / pop electronic dance mewsic!
Kitti Katz is the amewsing new British 3d Cg animated TV series on Netflix  which purrtains to the three teen girls  pink-haired) Tabitha (voiced by Brianna Price), (green haired) Shakia (voiced by Svorne Markes) and (blue haired) Azami (voiced by Okukura Jones) who transform into the supurr catgirls  and cute widdle kittens Ruby, Emerald & Sapphire! when they are not busy with the mewsual  social, hobby and school life they must rescue the spirit cats from the evil goddess Anubia (voiced by Amrita Acharia)! Kawaii!
Uraniwano Tochigamisama is a hentai ero anime movie which is not for the widdle kitties, but it is graced by the catgirl goddess Momiji Ivoiced by Kaede Akino) and the rival meowgickal bunny girl Shirow (voiced by Minase Suzuka)!
Delimex is a brand of frozen Mexican cuisne and in their “Alive With Delimex: Kids: animated TV commercial, the cute widdle girl and boy are wearing the kanimal-eared masks, so we will consider them as the “honorary kemonomimi”!
Red Space Blues is the full color anthropurrmorphic space opurra web comic by John Poole, which stars the intergalactic mercs Melody the bunnygirl, Misty the foxgirl, Mia the A.I. catgirl, and their cohort Henry the rhinocerus chap!
Lastly but not leaslty, we wish to meowntion Twitter’s CEO Linda Yaccarino as the “honorary catgirl” for the leopurrd purrint blouse she wore on the August 11th epurrsode of MSNBC’s Morning Joe TV series! That is all for this month’s spotlight, and nyow here are Petra & Bunnii to purrsent the latest
additions to the Catgirl Island Mewseum of Art!
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 porn, nyan!We should also meowntion that none of the content at Catgirl Island is purrmitted for A.I. purrposes, nyan!  This month into Guest Gallery Six we are purroud to purrsent more imagery by Rvkh Brogden, Misty Hopkins, Alexcia Reynolds, Misty Hopkins, and more cosplay photos by various photographers of Crissy Volpe, nyan!
Firstly we are purroud to purrsent two versions of the “Country Fae” by Rvkh, nyan!  Posing with the Meowraschino Cherry, this 7.5”  Fairie is Dr. Brittany Marja Goodnight, MD, the Chair of the Depurrrtment of Radiation Oncology at the Mew Hanover Meowdical Arts Center, nyan! On the right is the mixed-media painting done on 8.5 x 11” toned papurr, whilst on the left is the digital version done with Purrocreate on the Ipad Pro with the Apple Pencil, nyan. There is a time-lapse art purrocess video, and to see more of  Rvkh’s beautiful fantasy and nature art, please visit her site Rvkh Brogden Art, nyan! 
Nextly we are delighted to display three more illustrations by Misty, starting with her latest lovely  illustration of “Omhi Tara”, who is her Final Fantasy XIV video game character Omhi Tara, the petite 4’1” tall Miqo’te catgirl and Dragoon class warrior of the Keepers of the Moon Clan! Perhaps y’all have seen the prior pics of her? Then we have Misty’s Black & White drawing of “Tataru Taru”of the Lalafell gnome-like species from the seas south of Eorzea in  the Final Fantasy XIV video game!
She is the enthusiastic helpful artcanist, receptionist and book keepurr of the headquarters of the Scions of the Seventh Dawn which are an order of warriors and scholarsThirdly are the two slightly diffrenent versions of “Kranberrijam” as her online streaming avatar pic, which was done with Krita on her tablet! To see more of Misty’s supurrb of various media and materials, please visit her blog Kranberrijam!
Then we have more photos of Alexcia’s Torako mask!  A dual citizen of planets Earth & Mau born on August 22nd, Alexcia’s anthropomorphic tigress fursona Torako Hitonare is the child of Abenti Gaiger (a.k.a. Sailor Tiger & Sailor Mau) & Toraboushi; her blood type is O-, and her zodiac sign is Leo! The mask is part of her Torako fur suit costume. The mouth moves when she talks, and to keep cool in the costume are the small fan in the muzzle, and the icepack pouches! For more information, art & tales about Torako  please visit Sailor Tiger’s Grotto!
Nyow we are ecstatic to exhibit four more collages of photos of Crissy  a.k.a Sunseen Li, and each collage is compurrised of four photos, nyan! The 1st collage includes the July 2018 photo of Crissy in a summertime sleeveless Black cocktail dress and strappy high heeled sandals; David Ng’s Meowrch 2006 photo of Crissy as Street Fighter II’s Chun-Li n the costume made by JenyBean, with store-bought spiked bracelets; Cat Trzaskowski’s photo of Crissy wearing mostly store-bought clothing with the scarf made by Patti & Steph, as a Pokemon Trainer version of Rei Hino / Sailor Mars (designed by Samantha Russell) at the 2019 New York Comic Con; and Tony K’s Apurril 2005 photo of Crissy wearing the White shirt, mew la la, nyan!
The 2nd collage includes Crissys’ Happy Valentines Day 2022 photo; the lovely SunseenLi photo by Vasilion Photography; Crissy as Purrincess Mars from Naoko Takeuchi’s Sailor Moon manga,wearing the costume made by Setsuna Kou in October 2001,photographed by Lusis Refractor Productions at Otakon 2004; Crissy as DC Comics’ mewogician Zatanna Zatara wearing the store-bought costume, photographed byTerry / Fly By Night Design at the 2008 New York Comic Con; and, nyan!
The 3rd collage includes Crissy in the Blue Kimono at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s 2013 Sakura Matsuri; Crissy as Catra of the Masters of the Universe at the 2014 New York Comic Con in the costume made by Dokudel with boots from Buy Costumes; Eurobeat King’s photo of Crissy as Tohru Honda of Fruits Basket at the 2018 New York Comic Con in the winter school uniform made by Milanoo; and Kungfufish’s photo of Crissy at Anime Weekend Atlanta 2012, as Hino Rei / Sailor Mars of Sailor Moon in the santa dress made by Patti & Steph!
The 4th collage includes Crissy wearing the Red Elegant Gothic Lolita dress from Geechlark, photographed  at her mom’s house in May 2005; Heidi Kikel’s 2012 photo of Crissy as Tomb Raider’s Lara Croft in the storebought costume; David Ng’s 2014 photo of Crissy as an Original Concept Sailor Mars made by Setsuna Koui in 2008; and Cat Trzaskowski’s 2018 photo of Crissy as Steampunk Sailor Mars design by Captain Laser Beam (aka Hime-chan), nyan!
That costume has the goggles from Discombobulous, blouse from Milanoo,  belts from Belt dot com, corset from Epic World Store; tiara, earrings, front bow heart, garter strap cogs made by Patti & Steph, the bac bkow made by Rae, sash by Crissy, gloves from Medieval Collectibles, boots from Aldo, skirt &  pockets found at eBay! To see more photos and to read Crissy’s con, festival, and photoshoot reports, visit  web site Blood Sweat and Glitter
The cat lady sings..
It is quite wonderful to see more of Alexcia’s Torako fursona! She is so multi-talented at the beautiful illustrations, tales, sites and stitchery!
I am glad to see more of Rvkhs gorgeous illustrations, nyan! She is so adept at the characters & landscapes digital & traditional media, nyan!
I just the design, compurrsitions, lines, colors, shading and – and the details of Misty’s purretty digital & traditional original & fan art, nyan!
Mary Nyan:
It is great for the mewseum galleries to be graced by yet more of the meognificent cosplay, modeling and candid photos of Crissy!
Hai hai, the brilliant photographers’ pics of Crissy in the exquisitely-made attire at the lovely locations are quite the impurressive images!
Gosh, it is about time for more friends to arive for our AfterMew luau, at which we will discuss our Halloween Cosplay plans!
Well then, I reckon that will do it for this edition of The Mew!
We wish to thank Alexcia, Rvkh, Misty, and Crissy for the beautifu limages and all of the other brilliantly talented people whose works we have discussed, nyan!
We also wish to thank Jamie for his wonderful web meowstery…
… and our other friends, family, acquaintances and our audience whom we greatly appurreciate.
Fur shur!
We’ll be back next month with the Ocrober edition of The Mew! Be there… aloha.
The Ladies of The Mew:
Happy tails to mew- until we eat again, nya! Baibai, nya!