Dead cats can fly in the Netherlands

Bart Jansen of the Netherlands, found an original way to immortalize his cat, who had been killed by a car. The Dutch artist made a helicopter from his pet Orville.

Jansen was keeping Orville's body in a freezer for about six months. Afterwards, the man  took the body to a taxidermist and attached plastic propellers to each paw. Jansen placed the engine inside the stomach of the stuffed cat.

"Now he is flying with the birds," Jansen wrote in a description of a YouTube video showing the cat-copter's first flight. "The greatest goal a cat could ever reach!"

"After a period of mourning he received his propellers posthumously," he said.

The Orvillecopter currently struggles to fly steadily, a problem Jansen has promised to fix.

"He will receive more powerful engines and larger props for his birthday. So this hopping will soon change into steady flight," Sky News reports. 

Dead cats can fly in the Netherlands

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