A cat spends the first years of his life indoors being pampered, but when his owner rents the house out, he decides to leave Herb with his tenets. Unfortunately one of the new tenets is allergic to Herb and he becomes an outdoor cat. The following years Herb spends the coldest winters and the hottest summers out doors. He learns to hunt for himself and to fight. He becomes the toughest cat in the neighborhood able to survive just about anything.