Meet Gritty's New Pet, A Hermit Crab Named "Claw'd"

Apparently, dad-life is new for Grit

July 16, 2019
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 13: Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty attends ABC's "Good Morning America" Live From Philadelphia broadcast at the steps of the Philadelphia Art Museum on June 13, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Gritty is now the father of a new pet (as scary as that sounds) and its name? "Claw'd."

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One of Philadelphia's favorite mascots recently went down the shore for a quick vacation and fell in love with en equally-as-odd pet, a hermit crab. And he (it?) actually adopted it.

Apparently, dad-life is new for Gritty. We couldn't be happier for the two of them!