A collection of three short stories about animals and their relationship with humans.
Foam, or the Life and Adventures of a Razor-back Hog.
Foam is an intelligent and courageous razor-back hog who ends up having a loving, human family for a while, when his mother and siblings are killed by a black bear. But, as he grows older, nature calls, and he must return to the wild, where the black bear still hunt for pigs.
Coaly-bay, the Outlaw Horse.
Coaly-bay is a magnificent horse, strong and fast, caught out in the wild. There is only one problem: he is smart, and he has no intention of being man's obedient slave. Ever! So, can he escape before he is either killed or broken down?
Way-atcha, the Coon-Raccoon of Kilder Creek.
The curious and adventurous raccoon Way-atcha is caught in a trap while out exploring the world. He ends up being adapted by a human family who loves him, but having a curious, and not very well behaved, raccoon as a pet can be a bit of a challenge.