“We can’t live here any more,”
they say. Our skins are so itchy”. “Let’s go home Emily,” says Pussy. “My skin is itchy too.”

Emily’s cat, Pussy, is
sitting high in the tree. She is
washing her face all the time.
Mother Rat and her children
are leaving home.

Spot feels something
moving under his paws.
Earthworms are appearing
everywhere and
they are trying to
stand up.

“We are itchy from head to tail,” they tell Spot.

Swarming earthworms Cats and rats