Cats away! Artist turns his dead pet into flying helicopter after it is killed by a car

Cats away! Artist turns his dead pet into flying helicopter after it is killed by a car

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The Orvillecopter by Dutch artist Bart Jansen (R) flies in central Amsterdam as part of the KunstRAI art festival June 3, 2012. Jansen said the Orvillecopter is part of a visual art project which pays tribute to his cat Orville, by making it fly after it was killed by a car. He built the Orvillecopter together with radio control helicopter flyer Arjen Beltman (L) . REUTERS/Cris Toala Olivares (NETHERLANDS - Tags: SOCIETY)

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Posted on June 4, 2012 at 11:47 AM

Many animal lovers find it hard to part with their pets when they die.

So when cat Orville, named after the famous aviator Orville Wright, was run over by a car, his artist owner decided to turn him into a permanent piece of artwork as the ultimate tribute by transforming him into a flying helicopter.


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