The Cat-Faced Spider (Araneus gemmoides) is an orb weaver spider found in the American west and Pacific northwest. Often found around houses in areas lit by artificial lighting at night, cat-faced spiders may look somewhat creepy but they’re not poisonous.
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The most unique feature of the Brown Recluse is the 3 pairs of eyes, which are very uncommon among spiders. Brown Recluse spiders will not bite unless they are forced to. Their bites can cause death, or other serious symptoms.