Sphynx Cat Tattoos: Russian Feline Body Mods
Sphinx Cat Tattoos
Russia is known in the West for its distinctive prison tattoos (as popularized by prison tattoo photo sites and the film Eastern Promises. The trend has spread, though, to include cat tattoos. Not tattoos of cats, but tattoos on cats.
Hairless Sphynx cats are getting the Miami Ink treatment, and animal-rights advocates are not impressed. The cat has to be tranquillized for hours in order for that tat to be applied, and the animal itself cannot give consent, nor express the desire, for such a procedure.
Cat Tattoo Video Footage
We've seen several pictures of tattooed cats, some of which we've declared to be 'shopped, (thefrisky has the most elaborate example) but Russia Times has video footage of a cat actually getting tattooed.
Some Sphynx Cat owners have taken to temporarily modifying their pets... using ink pens instead of tattoos.
Most Sphynx owners I have spoken to have, at one time or another, drawn on their Sphynx…..
Here’s another Russian Sphynx that has been inked and in a much nicer way than the Tutankhamen mask (I really don’t like that tattoo at all).