Take a non animated object and animate it!
Download this zip file
that has the kitten hug psp file.
Click on the lasso icon, freehand, feather 0, Antialias checked.
lasso the arm area. Click on the arm to float it. (As shown)
Add a layer, drag the layer under the floating
Click on the copy of the layer and lasso the
Select the move tool and move the arms in a bit.