Devil in a Red Hat

My son, Little Mephling, is obsessed with theĀ Cat in the Hat. I’ve read it every night for a month despite several plans and sleights-of-hand so I’ve done a deep dive into the story for sure. Around the tenth repetition I realized there was something weird about the cat. He’s not your typical antagonist and his motives are a bit opaque, but I couldn’t put my finger quite on it.

And then it hit me. The Cat in the Hat is the devil.

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