literally JUST found a spider in my room, it was caught up in my pile of clothes on the floor guess that teaches me that i should hang my clothes up after i wear them! anyway, i just yelled for my dad to come and get it out :P
I pick up the cat and put him/her next to the spider so they become interested when it moves, I try to encourage them to 'GET IT' but it usually ends with them rolling onto the floor and the spider escaping to some dark crevice somewhere in the room.......my cats obviously don't love me enough
I once killed a medium-sized spider with my slipper after staring at it in abject fear for a long while, gathering enough courage I then went absolutely ape **** on its freaky looking ass, thus breaking my finger. True story...
Well, I've slept on the sofa a few nights this week due to a massive spider running across my bed then out of sight. Urgh.
If I can kill it, I usually will. I used to try to capture them and put them outside, but I usually failed (even with the paper and cup technique) because I'd panic if it moved then I'd accidentally knock some legs off with the cup. It's probably more humane for me to just kill them.