Turn Your Cat Into a Quad-Rotor RC Helicopter

[Via Technabob]

The guy’s cat died, so he outfitted little Orville with rotors and landing skids and turned him into a helicopter:

[YouTube direct link] (Viewer #77,216)

At first I thought “this is sick and wrong.”

Then I thought about what I’ve done with my dead cats. Usually either bury them in the flower bed or just let the vet send them to the rendering plant after they get put down.

There was also the time when I planted the dearly departed in a secret Micmac Indian burial ground, but I really don’t like to talk about that.

So I realized that turning your late animal companion into a cool toy might not be the worst thing you can do.

Also, Orville made a herd of cows panic and scatter [2:25]. How many cats get to do that?

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  1. “So I realized that turning your late animal companion into a cool toy might not be the worst thing you can do.”

    Not exactly the gold standard for suitable behavior is it, Harvey?


  2. And it’s not as if this is even a recent online atrocity. It’s been around forever. It’s like in the early seventies when I kept dodging “Devil Times Five/Peopletoys” at the drive-in theater knowing I absolutely did not want to see this thing, but they changed the title about five times until they caught me with a vaguely tasteful sounding generic horror movie moniker. I know, I didn’t click on the video, but it spoiled my mood enough to know the crucified flying kitty was hidden behind the door.


  3. I figured this vid would be great when the interview started off, “Yeah, that’s my cat!” and the reporter replies.. “That WAS your cat!” Right then and there, I knew I had to watch this cat fly!


  4. Charles – don’t worry, IMAO is not turning into the homepage for “101 Uses for a Dead Cat.”

    If it’s not to your taste, hopefully we’ll have something else posted by the next time you stop by that’s more to your liking.

    For the record, I’ve owned cats since I was 5 years old, I can’t imagine living without one, and I would never personally consider this option for one of my cats.


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