There are two means of refuge from the misery of life – music and cats.

Albert Schweitzer
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Music and cats put us in a trance and we forget our problems and worries. They allow us to turn away from the world and escape for a while. We need this to stay sane and not go crazy. When we are happy, we feel that this is all that we need in life.

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