"Why is a raven like a writing-desk?" -The Hatter from Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
This bespoke cat tower was fashioned for a strikingly handsome cat of Internet fame, Albert Babycat. It features a plush, celery-green carpeted hat and brim, a purple sateen sash, a painted wood price tag, a white fleece "collar" all sitting atop a beige-carpeted wood base. A polka-dotted bowtie is affixed to the front of the base.
An opening at the base of the hat leads to one main internal step, that gives access to the top of the hat.
This hat draws its inspiration from the drawings by Sir John Tenniel of the Mad Tea Party between the Hatter, Alice, and the March Hare.
The answer to the riddle, as the Hatter admits, "I haven't the slightest idea!"
And now, for your viewing and listening pleasure...