The wealthy Ella Venable (Catherine Lacey) is the victim of a vicious plot conceived by her husband Walter (Andre Morell), her housekeeper Clara (Freda Jackson) and her servant Andrew (Andrew Crawford). Andrew beats Ella to death and the three conspirators bury her body in nearby woods. They then plan to share Ella's considerable fortune, but they haven't counted on Ella's pet Tabatha, who witnessed both the murder and the burial. One by one, the cat exacts a terrible revenge on those who conspired to kill her mistress...
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