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?" 雨伞的性格 在炎热的夏天，烈日当空，两伞为主人遮住太阳；在春天和秋天，阴雨连绵，雨伞为主人遮身；在风雪交加的寒冬，雨伞挡住了严寒。 然而，只要一进家门，雨伞便缩在一边，靠在拐角最不显眼的地方。小猫对此大惑不解，于是问道；“伞哥哥，你做了那么多好事，可是你却总是默默无闻，这样的生活有什么意义?” 雨伞答道：“如果人们需要我的时候我缩身躲藏起来，而不需要我时却展开来自我炫耀，那样活在世上又有什么意义呢?”