"Transformation isn't sweet and bright. It's a dark and murky, painful pushing. An unraveling of the untruths you've carried in your body. A practice in facing your own demons. A complete uprooting before becoming.
Replace fear of the unknown with curiosity curiosity killed the cat. It's first life was gone. It's second life was long but not nearly as fun. The cat wishes it could have used up all it's nine lives rather than just one and live the second in fear.