The pets were excited about the whole family being home for Christmas. In their excitment, they began running around at knocked the tree over. This happens in the living room during a white Christmas in Minnesota on the day of Christmas Eve. The dogs name is Milo and and the cats name is Mindy. The family in the house is an old married couple and their two sons with their wives. The pets feel guilty as they know they have made a mess knocking the tree over. It is now silent as everyone is processing what happened, with the smell of banana bread baking from the kitchen. Next, the couple comfort their pets and begin to clean up.