Grumpius doesn't like anyone—except Winnie Brown. Winnie has a very beautiful garden that many people want to visit. Winnie and Grumpius are a perfect pair, but when Winnie becomes busy and distracted by visitors, she forgets all about Grumpius. Winnie doesn't notice until it's too late, and Grumpius has gone. Distraught, Winnie calls for her grumpy orange cat, who returns home when Winnie makes a compromise about her time spent with Grumpius. Beautiful illustrations bring this heartwarming story to life, and readers will learn about time management, caring for others, and true friendship.