A thunderstorm threatens the family.
The Whiskers gang expands to 37 when another of Flower's unruly daughters has pups. Flower must decide whether to keep all the pups or allow them to die to give her own litter the best chance of survival.
Shakespeare’s recovery continues, but he becomes separated from the rest of the gang while on a desperate search for food.
Meanwhile, Yousarrian tries to instigate a dangerous burrow move while the rest of the group are out foraging. As a result, one of the new pups fights for its life after being left alone on the baking sand.