The giant, lip syncing kitten that appeared with Miley Cyrus during the entire song “Wrecking Ball” was strangely hypnotizing. For some it was a little too freaky.

That might have helped.

Here’s how it looked:

Some viewers were brought near the point of flashbacks:

https://twitter.com/David_B_Brown/status/404820968712859648

Try not to pay more attention to the kitten than Cyrus:

It was enough to cause a laughing fit for at least one viewer:

https://twitter.com/_danyyaa/status/404821047897513984

Let the conspiracy theories begin!

https://twitter.com/matryoska/status/404822964249825280