ARTS & CULTURE
10/26/2013 05:39 am ET Updated Oct 29, 2013

Meet Franksy, Banksy's Biggest (Canine) Fan

If you've roamed the internet at all in the past month, you almost surely know who Banksy is and probably know who Hanksy is. But we doubt you've heard of Franksy, a canine derivative of the omnipresent anonymous street artist.

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The aww-inducing meme began with a pup named Frankie who, by all accounts, is painfully adorable.

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Frankie's uncle, an artist named T.J. Hoving, decided not to let the dog's cuteness -- and pun-able name -- go to waste. Hoving began photoshopping Frankie's visage over stencils originally created by street art's most iconic force. Thus, Franksy was born.

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See our favorite Franksy' moments below and follow the original Banksy here.

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