However, as soon as he is indoors, the umbrella draws in and stands in a corner at the most unattractive place. The kitten cannot understand this and asks,"Brother Umbrella,you've done so many good deeds, but you yourself are never known to the public. What is the meaning of such a life?"
The umbrella answers, "If I roll up and hide myself when people need me and prop up to make a show of myself when I am not needed, then what is the meaning of living in this world?" 雨傘的性格 在炎熱的夏天，烈日當空，兩傘為主人遮住太陽；在春天和秋天，陰雨連綿，雨傘為主人遮身；在風雪交加的寒冬，雨傘擋住了嚴寒。 然而，只要一進家門，雨傘便縮在一邊，靠在拐角最不顯眼的地方。小貓對此大惑不解，于是問道；“傘哥哥，你做了那么多好事，可是你卻總是默默無聞，這樣的生活有什么意義?” 雨傘答道：“如果人們需要我的時候我縮身躲藏起來，而不需要我時卻展開來自我炫耀，那樣活在世上又有什么意義呢?”