Dare I say the glowing, foxy sunglasses give him a bit of personality? Golden metallic paper and trimmed down punchees from a standard hole puncher do the deed.
(Wait... but cats don't have bellybuttons.)
Russet brown eyelash yarn for the tag tie does a pretty convincing job of conveying the idea of fur - at least the kind that stands on end.... HISS!! Same goes for the soft and fuzzy suede background paper.
I used the score blade on my paper cutter to make an embossed border on both the gold paper and cream card... quick to do, kind of manly, and I like the way the lines frame the cat.
If you're new to quilling, check out the Tutorials tab located at the top of the page for lots of how-tos and tips. Questions? I'll be happy to help in the comments section.