Life is good for Oscar Westerwit. Hes the mayor of Central Park the greatest place on earth for the squirrels, chipmunks, mice, and other animals who live there. Hes the shortstop and manager of his baseball team.
What could be bad? Plenty! Big Daddy Duds, jewel thief, all-around thug, and leader of rats, is about to take over the park.
And when he does, the other animals who live there will be turned out of their homes. Everyone looks to Oscar to save the day, but he may not even be able to save himself. .
. . Oscar Westerwit, a squirrel who loves baseball and Broadway musicals, fights back when a gangster rat named Big Daddy Duds and his thugs move uptown in the year 1900, invade Central Park, and evict Oscar and his animal friends from their homes.