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Wednesday, February 6, 2013

S.F. Cat Lovers to Let Random People Pick Out Their Next Tattoo to Help Homeless Pets

Posted By on Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 12:05 PM

click to enlarge Now there's a tattoo idea - COURTESY OF THE SPCA
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  • Now there's a tattoo idea

Sure, you refer to yourself as an animal lover, but are you enough of one to let a complete stranger tattoo whatever they want on your body if it means helping a dog or cat?

Think about it.

Two very brave SPCA employees, Laura Gretch and Daniel Quagliozzi, are going to let any moron with money design their next tattoo. Why? Because they LOVE cats and tats. The two have graciously donated real estate on their bodies, declaring that whoever donates the most money to help homeless cats and dogs will get to either design or pick out their next tattoo.

The auction closes on Friday at noon, so you still have time to hit the bank.

If this has inspired to ink up your own body, then head down to the SPCA for the Cats, Tats & Cocktails party on Friday night. It's just like it sounds: free booze, lots of cat chat, and tats. DannyBoy Smith from Let It Bleed Tattoo Parlor will be on hand to ink up your body for $40 all evening. Again, money that will go to save local cats and dogs.

Warning: The SPCA is not responsible for what you tattoo on your body after one too many glasses of wine.

click to enlarge Also a good one - COURTESY OF THE SPCA
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  • Also a good one

The cocktail party kicks off another weekend of free adoptions for all animals at the San Francisco SPCA. San Francisco Animal Care and Control, Muttville Senior Dog Rescue, and Northern California Family Dog Rescue, will also be offering free adoptions all weekend from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be a smooch-the-pooch kissing booth. Please send us photos if you go.

Auction winners will have to complete payment through PayPal by 3 p.m. on Friday. The SFSPCA will contact the winner to determine the tattoo content; however, Laura and Daniel will have to sign off on the design and will pick where the tattoo is located on their bodies. The SFSPCA is encouraging winners to select designs from below, or if they design their own, they're asking it be of similar size.

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We'll be sure to follow up with a photo of the winning tattoos.

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Erin Sherbert has been Online News Editor for SF Weekly since 2010. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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