Third Tats & Tails Event at Grit N Glory Another Huge Success

Third Tats & Tails Event at Grit N Glory Another Huge Success

Another fun-filled day of animals, tattoos, and raising awareness with Megan Massacre & the ASPCA goes off without a hitch.

You may have read our article about Tats N Tails — the brainchild of Megan Massacre and the Grit N Glory gang in partnership with the ASPCA to help raise money, find homes, and build awareness for animals in need. Since the event’s fruition in June of 2016, the Tats N Tails flash day has gained tons of speed, found homes for dozens of animals, and raised close to $10,000 for the ASPCA.

We went to the first, we went to the second, and after how much of a fucking blast we had at those — there was no way we were missing the third... And let us just tell you, we were not disappointed.

One of the adorable animals who was available for adoption at Sunday's event. Photo via IG - (veronica_gng) #meganmassacre #gritnglory #nyc #aspca #fundraiser

Megan Massacre and the GnG gang, armed with the cutest animal-themed flash sheets and custom tees made especially for the day, opened their doors right at noon to a line of eager customers wrapped around the block. These loyal patrons had been waiting hours for not only the chance to donate to a good cause, but for the opportunity to snag an affordable tattoo from some of their favorite, most sought-after artists. At just $100 a pop, it didn’t take long for the list to grow and for machines to start buzzing.

With the flash event taking place inside the shop, outside were a slew of adorable cats and dogs available for adoption. ASPCA volunteers paraded pups around the block and allowed visitors into their cat-van for potential pet owners to meet and greet all the fur babies.

After powering through tattoo after tattoo, the day ended with five animals finding their fur-ever homes and hundreds of dollars raised between tattoos, merch and online sales — all of which went directly to the ASCPA. A huge congratulations and accolades to the Grit n Glory crew for another successful event and job well done. 

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