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Dutch artist recreates dead pet as flying cat

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(WTVR) - One Dutch artist has taken the mourning process to new heights after he used his dead cat to create a remote-controlled helicopter.

The device has been dubbed the, "Orvillecopter" named after the cat which was named after famous aviator Orville Wright. According to the artist the cat is, "flying with the birds. The greatest goal a cat could ever reach!"

The original video description goes on to say that the cat body used is a tanned hide.

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