AKA. "Cat's Paw". This was an old torture device consisting of four claws the size of human fingers on a handle. Used in Spain and elsewhere in Europe, the torturer would run the claws over the victim's face, chest, groin, buttocks, legs, anywhere. The flesh would be shredded, with noses, ears, breasts, nipples, genitals, anything, torn off.
The Spanish Tickler raked over the victim's chest, ripping the flesh, exposing the ribs.
by Lorelili March 28, 2005