A woman named Gisela was about to head out to dinner in Montana with her daughter one Friday evening earlier this month. But just before they got into their car, they spotted something in the road.
On closer inspection, they realized it was a cat with dark fur — but there was something just a little off about it.
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"I was like, 'Here kitty kitty kitty,' and he was just staring at me," Gisela told The Dodo. "I went to step toward him, and I saw something that looked like a snake — I thought he had a snake and I was like, 'Ew.'"
Gisela got into the car to leave the cat and his catch in peace, but her daughter, Danaya Osei, kept going closer — then she rushed back to her mom. "She was like, ‘It’s a trap.’" Gisela remembered. "The terror in her face was horrible."