Upchuck And The Rotten Willy - Bk 1 Author:Bill Wallace Okay, so I've told a few rotten dog jokes. So sue me. But we cats have to hang together in a dog-eat-cat world! I can think of a few nasty poodles and a fanged Doberman I'd like to bite right back. But to tell the truth, I'd rather be smart and scared than brave and scarred. — Everything was okay until my best friend Tom moved. Then M... more »y Katie went away to a place called college. I can tell you I was one lonely cat. All I wanted was a new friend, but all I met were a stinky skunk and a stupid cow. I mean, what kind of conversation can you have with a cow who only says "Moo"?
Things were really getting desparate. I started prowling farther and farther away until I fell off a fence one night--into the yard of a beast as big as a car and black as death. His name was Rotten Willy.
Chuck the cat has a fairly routine life. His person, Katie, treats him well, and he spends his days with his best friend, Tom the cat, taunting dogs. Chuck's life is unsettled by the death of his alleycat friend, Louie, who is hit by a car. It is further disrupted when Katie goes off to a place called "college," and again when Tom moves away. The lonely Chuck finds a new friend in a rottweiler whom Tom has maliciously named "Rotten Willy." Willy's person is also away at school, so the cat and dog discover that despite their differences, they have much in common.