This story is about the boy van and his parents. Vanya went to the lake for several days in a row. There he saw strange things. Once Vanya found a kitten. Kitten was taken the unusual. He didn't meow and bark. Kitten Vanya called Murzik. Once Vanya was walking with Murzik and met dogs. Murzik jumped on them and got hurt pretty bad. At the end of the story the boy went to his grandfather. His grandfather was. He did the ceremony and Vanya is no longer seen odd, but Murzik has not ceased to bark.