Gidget is a curious cat. She decides to explore the world outside her home she lives in. Gidget must learn how to survive the dangers of the backyard and trust her instincts to survive. She learns to be herself. The Backyard’s other main characters are Tigress, a quiet sister cat but is vocal when she needs to be. Mr. Thomas is a savvy feral cat. The cats provide a positive lesson on being yourself and how others may try to influence you.