Lifestyle Pets Smoothie the Cat Is Instagram's New Beauty Queen Get lost in her emerald eyes 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 May 2, 2016 10:14 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Long strawberry blonde locks, bright green eyes … really furry legs. Yes, Smoothie is a real dream girl, for a cat. The gorgeous British longhair is burning up Instagram with her stunning shots. Smoothie’s biggest is admirer is her owner Arvid van Boekel, who started posting photos of the feline from their Netherlands home after becoming obsessed with the cat’s looks. //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js “I started this Instagram account because I was posting too many pictures on Facebook, and my friends were complaining (“Another cat pic, really?”),” van Boekel told The Huffington Post in an email. “But I just had so many nice pictures, that I wanted to share with the world … and in a few months Smoothie gained a lot of followers all around the world.” //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js That’s over 150,000 followers to be more exact. You think living with a cat who takes “sitting pretty” to a new level would be nothing but wonderful, but van Boekel admits there is one downside. //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js “It’s really hard to concentrate when there’s … such a photogenic cat around you the whole time!” the owner added. //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js Smoothie has a near perfect personality to match her mesmerizing looks. Van Boekel says the feline is a calm and affectionate cuddle-bug, who never minds stopping to strike a pose.