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Winter-like conditions will be possible for middle Tennessee this weekend. A freeze warning is in effect for Friday and Saturday night. Temperatures will drop to around the freezing mark in Nashville and upper 20s outside the metro area. Saturday night will be even colder with temperatures dropping as low as the mid-20s outside the metro. Breezy NW winds will add to the chill. Bring plants and pets indoors for the weekend and make sure outdoor vegetation is protected as well. In addition to the cold, rain showers along the Cumberland Plateau will change over to light snow overnight. 


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Tattoo Artist Inks Dog, Starts Controversy

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A Brooklyn tattoo artist who goes by the name Mistah Metro has inked himself into controversy for drawing a tattoo on his dog's shoulder. 

The tattoo of a heart with the names "Alex" and "Mel" was posted on Mistah Metro's Instagram account, stating " One of the many reasons my dog is cooler than yours! She had her spleen removed today and the vet let me tattoo her while she was under. #dogs." According to a NY Post report, those are the names of the artist and his wife. 

While it's not illegal to tattoo a pet, many animal lovers are crying foul. A spokeswoman for the ASPCA told the Post "The tattooing of an animal for the selfish joy and entertainment of its owner, without any regard for the well-being of the animal, is not something the ASPCA supports. 

According to Chris Torres, the owner of the Red Legged Devil tattoo parlor where Mistah Metro works, Metro no longer works for the shop and made it clear he had no involvement. " it wasn't ME, MY shop, or MY or my shop had nothing to do with any of it."
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