When you asked if it qualified as animal cruelty were you referring to the making the moth play the piano or the duets you both were singing?LOOK OUT, BEHIND YOURegardsThe Ancient Man
That was left deliberately ambiguous, Ancient Man. ;)
Sphinx moth - family Sphingidae. Harmless. Plant-feeders. Pretty. May include fruit-piercing moths, though... not sure any more. It's been twenty years since I did entomology, after all.