Yeah.. Hate to break it to you, but it lacks the definitive pattern of Vinyl Scratch. The hair is too feathered and the tail is bending outwards instead of inwards.[link][link][link]
Just to prove a point, I grabbed one of my early vectors, and two other vectors to compare. You can see the difference quite plainly.
It's clear you were going for a realism kind of thing in using the image that you did as the base, but I think it would be easily more recognizable, and more popular, if you used an image that everyone was familiar with.