Aunt Polly loved to make pies and give them away. Then one day she went away, to the next life. Alice is devastated, she loved her Aunt Polly. Now though, strange things are happening. In her aunt’s will she left her secret pie crust recipe to Lardo, her cat and the cat to Alice. Then when Alice brings Lardo home, somebody catnaps him. Nobody believes her that he was catnapped, they thing he just snuck away. Alice knows in her bones that it has to be the truth though. Now, with the help of her friend Charlie she has to find out who took Lardo, who ransacked her Aunt’s old pie shop and why.