This weirdly adorable photo is not a cat's paw and it's making Twitter violently ill.

This weirdly adorable photo is not a cat's paw and it's making Twitter violently ill.
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This post is filed under "animals" because Someecards does not have a "terrible, ghastly, shocking" section. The following photos made the rounds on Twitter over the weekend because they're surprisingly adorable. It's not a kitty cat.

It's a goddamn spider "paw." Imagine eight of those things crawling over your face as you sleep. Some people think that's "cute."

Others are more reasonable.

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Reddit got in on the fun a few months ago, with the following high-def slideshow. Depending on which camp you fall in, you'll either go "aww" or vomit everywhere. Just pretend it's a chinchilla or something.

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According to this blog, that "cute" "paw" is called "a tarsus, and it’s only one of eight parts that make up a rather complicated leg."

Yes, it also has claws.

It's been a banner few days for spiders, as author J.K. Rowling revealed her inner Ron Weasley with a photo of a truly massive arachnid, triggering the internet yet again.

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Now please excuse me, because I'm in strongly in the "vomit" category here.

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