People.com Lifestyle Pets We Found Your Next Instagram Follow: Yeezy Is a Kitty with Expensive Taste and a Snuggly Side Yeezy has Kanye West's swagger but a style all his own By Kelli Bender Kelli Bender Kelli Bender is the Pets Editor for PEOPLE Digital and PEOPLE magazine. She has been with the PEOPLE brand for more than eight years, working as a writer/producer across PEOPLE's Lifestyle, Features, and Entertainment verticals before taking on her current role. Kelli is also an editor on PEOPLE's Stories to Make You Smile and serves as an editorial lead on PEOPLE's World's Cutest Rescue Dog Contest and Pet Product Awards. Before joining PEOPLE, Kelli helped AOL and Whalerock launch a pet lifestyle site called PawNation. She is a pet parent to a cat named Wallace, and her professional and personal devotion to animals has taken her to three dog weddings ... so far. People Editorial Guidelines Published on September 1, 2017 11:30 AM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 09 MEET THE KING Andrew and Brandi Scott YeezyCat/Instagram This is Yeezy. He is a big deal and he knows it. Or as his owners say, "He is an Aries and it shows!" Yeezy is also handsome proof that black cats, which are often overlooked in shelters, make great pets and models. 02 of 09 ITTY BITTY BEGINNINGS Andrew and Brandi Scott YeezyCat/Instagram Yeezy was brought in by Andrew and Brandi Scott of Georgia, who found that cat under a house. "He started from the bottom, quite literally," the owners quip about Yeezy's origins. 03 of 09 CHA-CHING Andrew and Brandi Scott YeezyCat/Instagram Now the sleek, 2-year-old feline is living a "life of luxury" with his family. He enjoys a raw-fed diet of chicken, duck and rabbit and also has his hunger for attention satisfied by his 6,000-plus followers on Instagram. 04 of 09 KING CONQUEROR Andrew and Brandi Scott YeezyCat/Instagram Along with living a rich life indoors, Yeezy also enjoys going outside on adventures with his family and meeting new people. "He's super chill. He's cool and he knows it. He's the cat that everyone wants to be friends with," his owners say. 05 of 09 MR. WORLDWIDE Andrew and Brandi Scott YeezyCat/Instagram Yeezy adores traveling so much, he is planning to hit the road in an RV with his family, so he can see all of America. 06 of 09 EFFORTLESSLY CHIC Andrew and Brandi Scott YeezyCat/Instagram For kitties at home wondering how you get this cool, Yeezy advises adopting a "quality over quantity" philosophy. "He's a minimalist but has expensive taste," his family shares. 07 of 09 HUG MONSTER Andrew and Brandi Scott YeezyCat/Instagram But Yeezy isn't all posh pussycat: he is also incredibly sweet. And it's his little sister Penelope who brings out this soft side the best. The two are best friends and can often be caught cuddling. 08 of 09 NO FLASH, PLEASE Andrew and Brandi Scott YeezyCat/Instagram There are downsides to being a beloved Instagram feline: everyone wants your photo. "He loves it, but the mamarazzi get annoying sometimes," his owners joke. Mama is always in his face with the camera," his owners say about how Yeezy is taking to his fame. 09 of 09 BYE, GUY Andrew and Brandi Scott YeezyCat/Instagram The last piece to this furry puzzle is how this kitty got his name. He obviously has the swagger of Kanye West, but that isn't the only reason he shares the rapper's nickname. "When we first got him he had breathing problems. We were going to name him Wheezy, but it didn't fit. So we just started saying rhyming names and I said Yeezy and it was perfect. We love hip hop and Kanye so it was a great match."