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This Drag Queen Cat Is Sure To Brighten Up Your Day

Serving you flazèpaw on a platter.

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RuPaw's Drag Race is an Instagram account that reimagines your favorite kitty girls of RuPaul's Drag Race as...well...kitties, girl.

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The account's creator, Lynzie, spilled the T with BuzzFeed about the process of getting a cat into drag.

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"Some human drag queens can get away with wearing a simple sequined gown, but that doesn’t translate on a drag queen cat," Lynzie said. "It takes hours, days even to create one tiny look, but we laugh and do it with love."

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Lynzie and the account's co-creator John make every outfit and wig from scratch. Every outfit you see on the account is 100% real. "Much like the real queens in the workroom, there is a lot of cutting, sewing, padding and hot gluing."

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"Cats do not have elbows, shoulders, or hips...you can only imagine trying to make a pantsuit with legs for a cat. So, we have fittings and then we do the shoot."

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Laila [the feline star of the account] watches every episode with Lynzie and John. "Laila gets a lot of say as to how her looks will be executed," Lynzie said.

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Even though Laila is a ~copycat~, Lynzie assures that Laila always tries to add an original twist to each look. Laila's favorite queen to emulate, of course, is RuPaul.

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Another queen Laila has been inspired by Violet Chacki. "We started RuPaw’s Drag Race right when Season 7 started, so our first inspirations came from that. Violet Chachki was a fashion power house," Lynzie said.

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"Besides the occasional shade she throws, Laila is happy to get dressed up and perform. However, treats are integral to a good photoshoot."

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For any cat looking to get into drag, Lynzie, John, and Laila have one piece of advice. "YOU BETTA WORK!"

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Check out RuPaw's Drag Race on Instagram if you want to see more.

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