Losing a limb or digit is a traumatic and tragic experience. There’s no doubt about that! It’s not unusual or uncommon for amputees to go through a period of depression during their long and painful recovery. However, some amputees are able to maintain a sense of humor and make the best of an awful situation!
Amputee tattoos are clever and often huorous tattoos that put a fun spin on what is most likely a person’s worst experience. Yes, many amutee tattoos are a little morbid and twisted, but they’re also pretty darn funny too!
If you’re an amputee or just have an an unusual sense of humor, these amputee tattoos should give you a chuckle or two…
1. Shark Amputated Arm Tattoo
How awesome would this amputee tattoo be after a tragic shark attack? Hey, at least his sense of humor is still in tact!
Sick of all the questions? Answer them before they’re asked with an amputee tattoo like one of these! Of course, these amutee tattoos may actually bring on more questions that the actual amputations themselves, but at least they’re interesting conversation starters.
This clever lad had an unfortunate mishap with a lawnmower. He later got a cartoon lawnmower (and a feroscious looking one at that!) tattooed on his foot. As an added bonus, this amputee tattoo should serve as a reminder to be a little more careful next time, no?
Amputee tattoos are more difficult than traditional tattoos. An amputation, not surprisingly, the body and skin has been heavily traumatized. Not only do tattoo artists need to worry about covering scar tissue, but the amputee may also have to worry about the pain during the process. If you’re an amputee considering a tattoo on an amputated limb or digit, be sure to seek out a tattoo artist who has experience working on traumatized skin.