Due to high demand for our work, Cardinal Tattoo is switching to a By-Appointment-Only setting. Our soonest available appointment is currently three weeks out and that is not likely to change based on the current rate of booking new appointments. We would apologize for any inconvenience, but honestly with a little planning there shouldn't be any.
Also, due to demands on our personnel, we are currently working on a new automated call system in order to increase efficiency for our customers who are getting tattooed or pierced that day. Coupled with this, we will be adding some additional features to our website to help everyone get the answers they need without having to call.
We have experienced some issues with people who are all too willing to waste our time and the valuable time of our paying customers by calling to ask questions that could have been answered by coming to this website or even visiting Google (how'd they get our number in the first place?). Having to stop what we're doing in order to tell someone when we're open, where we are, or how much a piercing costs has become an issue due to the extremely high interest in our services. While we appreciate and value the interest, once again to be honest, we are doing our best and we expect our customers to do the same.
Please take the time to read our 'A few policies explained' post from earlier this year.
We love our customers. They are responsible for giving us our livelihood. That doesn't mean that everyone who comes into the shop or even books an appointment is a customer. It's kind of like when someone calls themself a Christian but fails to act like it. You might call yourself a customer, you might even want to be one, but if you treat us like garbage then you're not.
We are doing the best we can. We will continue to do our best to make sure that everyone who wants to get tattooed at Cardinal Tattoo will be. We ask that you please be patient with us while we work to become more efficient. Those of you who cannot wait; don't have money; don't want to take the time to educate yourself on how this process works; need more convincing that Cardinal Tattoo is the place to be even after looking at our portfolios and visiting the shop; are rude or feel entitled; or if the fact that we're even saying these things offends you, please go somewhere else. You see, we've had to deal with far too many of these people in recent months for reasons we'll only disclose in person, and quite frankly, we're sick of it.
If you want the best, award-winning tattoo work that can be had for miles around at a fair price, if you want to be treated with professionalism and courtesy in a drug-free, family-friendly, sterile, fur-free environment (don't ask, it's a long story), then Cardinal Tattoo is the place for you!