The family animals at the Bed and Biscuit begin to feel slighted when Dr. Bender returns from a fire with something that occupies the time usually reserved for them. Grampa Bender wouldn't be able to run the Bed and Biscuit animal boardinghouse without the help of Ernest the pig, Gabby the mynah bird, and Milly the cat. In fact, the three animals have always thought of themselves as Grampa's family - and they assumed he felt the same way. But when...
Gramp Bender is temporarily caring for wild animals at the Bed and Biscuit animal boardinghouse. All the animals want to go home. Can Ernest, the capable mini-pig, help them to behave.
The family of animals at the Bed and Biscuit are expected to welcome and help protect Malicia, a mean-spirited city chicken who tours with a magic show, but all are afraid of her temper and powers.