The mice must move! This urgent news is discovered in the early morning hours one summer day. The excavator is coming, and their dirt pile homes will be no more! Sergeant, the junkyard watchdog, and Ben Thompson, the adventurous cat, know this sudden shift will be rather hard on the mice. How can they move the mice crew both quickly and gently? Georgia Bean, the kindly rat, concocts the perfect strategy to find new lodgings while allowing the mice to say goodbye to their longtime home.