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Arki in the Korps, drawn by Guava

Arki J. Kirwin (also known as Meredith, Fiscal, Nicolyrezk and Arcturus) has been a system administrator and developer on various furry websites. She resides in Seattle, Washington, USA.[1]


Arki classes herself as otherkin, but often jokes that she is just "suffering from delusions" instead. She is a shapeshifter with many varying guises. Usually she is a Skandark (a two-headed red panda/skunk demonic hybrid) including an opossum, a red panda, and an anthropomorphic blue-and-white, yellow-spotted female dragon.

Real life[edit]

In the land outside of the vast, bizarre Internet, Arki is a rather diminutive person of mostly Irish descent. She spends her days working on new and exciting projects for Malice Labs as well as a number of projects such as e621 in her free time. Whilst many online find she to be a rather exuberant and outspoken person, in real life she is quite introverted and shy.

Technical responsibilities[edit]

Arki has helped to host a number of websites for individuals, groups and small organizations, both furry and not. In the past she helped to stream FBC content and, after assisting with rebroadcasting and archiving 2 Sense, moved to occasionally broadcasting shows. She was the founder of ArtPlz after the breakup of Fur Affinity, at which time she withdrew her hosting following a managerial disagreement with Fur Affinity's founder and administrator Jheryn Lightfoot.

ArtPlz itself also saw some drama after she developed ChanPlz, an Fchan clone for posting furry art. Several volunteers withdrew their support for ArtPlz, such as Arshes Nei stating ethical reasons for doing so. ChanPlz was taken down a few days later by Arcturus and others involved in its creation.

Arcturus was an administrator for and systems administrator of WTFur, a mature furry image board much like Fchan, but subsequently came to run, own and maintain the furry community e621. As of August 31, 2010, she no longer runs e621, due to allegations of the site hosting child pornography. The site's data was transferred over to Varka when he offered to take over the site.

Conferences attended[edit]


  1. Arki J. Kirwin-Muller on Twitter

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