as a child the narrator had many pets and loved animals
over time he became an alcoholic and one night while drunk he cut out his favorite cat Pluto's eye
the narrator was not happy with the cat for running away from him in fear so he hung the cat from a noose on a tree
one night after coming out of his favorite tavern he sees a cat just like pluto, but it has a white patch on it's chest. He decides to bring it home.
One night the narrator trips on the cat while going down the stairs, and has had enough. he decides to kill the cat, but his wife tries to intervene and he kills her instead.
The narrator hides the body of his dead wife by sealing it up in a brick wall. when the police come looking for his wife he taps on the brick wall that he hid her in. the cat begins to yowl from inside the wall. the police take down the wall and see the body of his wife with the cat on her head with blood in it's mouth