Sure, the Cat in the Hat may be a bit obnoxious, but he sure has a lot of friends. And in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back, we get to meet 26 of them. We don't know about you, but we're not sure we could round up 26 peeps at a moment's notice—this Cat is majorly popular. And he proves his friendworthiness by sticking with the narrator and Sally through the whole ordeal and getting the situation cleaned up.
Q: Why does the Cat in the Hat even help the kids?
A: Maybe he's just a friendly guy. Although it is a little curious that he's shown up twice at the same house. Note: don't let strangers into the house.
Q: Are the Cat in the Hat and the kids really friends?
A: The Cat really wants these kids to be his friends, but they don't seem to be taking to it. Maybe he should change his tactics.
Q: What's up with all the cats hidden in his hat?
A: They're his friends! Either that or he has a lot of kittens.