Neko Tricks and Neko Treats

•October 30, 2011 • 6 Comments

“Ugh. Where’s my big brother when I need him? This candy bag is getting heeaaavvvyyy…..”

I promise, this little Neko won’t play any tricks. I won’t even make you smell my virtual cat feet (who came up with that poem anyway?!) — provided, of course, that you give me something good to eat. Preferably dark chocolate. With hazelnuts. In return, I offer you the following treats…

just knock on my door for the goodies…

Native American Indian Neko Princess

•October 1, 2011 • 7 Comments

I, Kikisoblu, speak to you as the firstborn daughter of Chief Si’Ahl, great father of the Duwamish and Suquamish peoples. Like my father, I stand tall before you. My heart beats with his strength and courage. It is with this heart that I say to you, I will not leave my home.

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Second Life Neko Eyes by Lano Ling / Poetic Colors

•September 13, 2011 • 10 Comments

When the very talented Second Life designer Lano Ling announced his new Neko eyes, I could barely contain my excitement. When I tried them on — in no less than sixteen sparkling, magnificently detailed colors ranging from natural to creative — my excitement did nothing but grow.

click here to see all 16 colors

A Neko Tribute to Audrey Kawasaki

•July 27, 2011 • 11 Comments

What happens when a couple of Nekos find a Japanese artist that completely captivates their imagination?

I’m not sure if “cosplay” applies to works of art, but the challenge was irresistible. Please accept our humble tribute to the distinctive talent of Audrey Kawasaki.

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Neko Goddess Bastet Meets Nefertiti

•June 16, 2011 • 8 Comments

Long before a cosplay catgirl was seen in Japan or the first Neko set paw in Second Life, we humans have been drawn to all things feline. Perhaps the earliest known record of this is the Egyptian cat goddess Bastet, dating as early as 3,500 BC.
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Virtual Neko in a Second Life Garden

•April 28, 2011 • 2 Comments

Whether you love to create beautiful landscape in Second Life, explore beautiful landscape in Second Life, or just look beautiful against a lovely landscaped setting, I’ve got you covered with a handy list of gardening stores, slurls to park-like sims for exploring and gardening inspiration, and an adorable outfit of course…

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The Art of Being Neko

•March 10, 2011 • 2 Comments

“Family Pet” by 64 Colors

Sure, you’ve seen nekomimi in manga and anime. You’ve admired catgirl cosplay outfits at anime conventions and on the streets of Japan. You may have even enjoyed creating a neko avatar in the online virtual world called Second Life.

But allow me to introduce you to a new facet of all things neko and catgirl: the art of being neko, as interpreted by very talented artists from around the (very real) world. Come see the incredible collection I’ve discovered…

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