A horrified South Ruislip mum-of-two said she was crying after she discovered a seven-inch tarantula in her home while she was cleaning .
Here are our eight favourite responses to the giant arachnid's discovery.
1. Cleaning is the problem
Dal Nandra commented on Facebook to say she did not want to risk finding her own tarantula and so was opting to go for a cup of tea instead
2. 'I would have died'
While Angela Lubin said she empathised with the poor woman
3. A new pet?
Toni Taylor showed her mettle and suggested taming the beast
Kai Mappley's response to the massive creepy crawley was simple, but effective
5. Woman vs Spider
Matilda Prusnick also posted on Twitter but took a slightly different approach, suggesting she would fight the tarantula
6. A whopper
On Facebook, Clare Alley was taken aback by the sheer size of the spider
7. 'I'm bad enough with normal spiders
Nisha Prema said she would have preferred not to hear about this story
8. Squatter's rights for the spider
And our personal favourite: Sarah Fletcher outlined her flawless plan for avoiding a repeat