8 Of The Most Amazingly Absurd Hats Owned By Dr. Seuss

He was the real Cat in the Hat! He also had a secret hat closet, no joke.

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We don't know whether to be insanely jealous or filled with awe over the fact that Dr. Seuss, Theodor Seuss Geisel, kept his stash of hats in a secret closet hidden behind a bookcase. Repeat: Hidden hat closet. On the one hand, we want a secret closet for hats, while on the other...yeah, we want that closet.

In honor of the 75th anniversary of The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins, roughly a dozen personal hats of Dr. Seuss's will be on display at the New York Public Library, including some of the below.