One night when he is drinking, another black cat appears on the scene. This cat looks just like Pluto, The man takes the cat home, and his wife is quite pleased.
When it is discovered that this cat is also missing an eye, the man begins to despise it, the man is too afraid of the cat to abuse it. So, the man doesn't get any sleep.
One day he and his wife go down to the cellar of the crummy old house they live in now that they are poor. The cat follows them. The man tries to kill the cat with an axe. The woman stops him, and the man kill her in the brain.
The man decides to hide the body in a space behind the cellar wall. That night, the man sleeps peacefully for the first time in ages. The cat is nowhere to be seen.
The police go to the house of the man and was searching for the body and they specifically search in the cellar wall and they find the body and the man explain about the situation.
At the end of the story the police took him to jail for what he did.