The witch's cat one day up and leaves. When the Witch awakes, she find her cat is gone and she becomes cross. It is only three days until the Grand Spell Contest. She needs a cat to help with the spell. The Witch leaves to look for a cat, but has no luck. She puts up an ad and waits. Finally, a scratch comes at the door and she hurries to open. But there is no cat; only a dog!The dog begs her for a try, tells her he can be a good witch's dog and after some tests, the Witch gives in.I know this is for very young readers, but I greatly enjoyed it. This is such a fun story and unique - Who ever heard of a witch's dog?I think kids will have great fun reading this story.