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12 Cats That Just Want to Be Left Alone

Heavy hangs the head that wears the furry little cat ears.

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3. This kitten who just realized that the road we travel is a solitary one and that whatever lights might guide our way we are nonetheless traveling into the dark.


"O dark dark dark. They all go into the dark,

The vacant interstellar spaces, the vacant into the vacant."


6. This kitten who just woke up and re-remembered that each morning means grappling anew with the soul-shattering realization that one day must of necessity follow upon another.


"Forever I shall be a stranger to myself. In psychology as in logic, there are truths but no truth."


10. This cat whose book club just announced that they're reading "Eat, Pray, Love."


"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it."

11. This kitten who just reached the mirror stage and experienced the terror of realization that comes with seeing oneself as a distinct entity.


"For the signifier is a unit in its very uniqueness, being by nature symbol only of an absence."