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The day had finally arrived… the Crunch Club fancy dress party! Crunchy Cat, Nano Cat and Bubble Cat had arrived early to set up the speakers and snack table, not to mention the wildberry juice booth.

Outside Crunch Club, the loud tunes and bright lights were soon attracting lots of cloud citizens. One was Ghurk the cucumber, who happened to be driving through. In the passenger seat of his go-kart sat a box full of wildberries. “Such a pain that we had to come all this way to pick up the castle’s wildberry order,” Ghurk muttered. “I suppose it’s better than leaving it up to those useless guards, like last time. Can you believe they ate half the berries on the way back? As if I wouldn’t notice!” he fumed.

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Ghurk’s mood deepened when he saw the queue of cloud citizens gathered outside Crunch Club, chatting, laughing and complimenting each other’s outfits. Why wasn’t I told about this? Ghurk thought. “I can dress up in a fun outfit, just as well as the rest of them,” he muttered jealously.

He recognised the green cat at the front of the queue. As Ghurk watched, the cat swept a black cloak around his shoulders and seemed to disappear inside of it. An idea began to form in Ghurk’s head. I’ll teach those Munch Cats for leaving me out of the fun, he thought deviously. 

The Munch Cats squealed in fear as a cloaked figure swept into the room. He slowly pulled back his black hood to reveal… Trash Cat! “Mowchi, chumbos!” Trash Cat cried, grinning. “Is that really you, Trash?” Bubble Cat said, surprised. “Amazi vampire costume! I hardly recognised you!” The group chattered by the juice booth while the club quickly grew busier.

An hour later, the party had reached new levels of cool. A Hoober Owl dressed as a dinosaur and a Munch Cat in a cowboy costume were having a dance-off, with an excited crowd cheering them on. Bubble Cat was working at the speed of light over at the juice booth, handing out blended wildberry treats. “What a turn out!” Crunchy Cat cried to Trash Cat, who had just appeared in his vampire costume. “Popcorn?” she said, offering the tub. The cloaked figure didn’t reply – and whacked the tub out of her paw! Crunchy Cat let out a sad cry as her popcorn spilled across the floor. Before she could say anything, the hooded figure had swept away through the crowd. “Are you ooku, Crunchy?” said Pudding Cat, who’d just arrived at the party and spotted her friend.

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Trash Cat, he… knocked my popcorn over and ran away,” she mumbled sadly. “I don’t know why he’d do that. You look fabbo, Pudding Cat,” Crunchy added, admiring her friend’s panda costume.

“Fammu, Crunchy. Why don’t I get you another popcorn tub?” Pudding replied, squeezing her friend’s paw. She wandered over to the popcorn stand and stood in line behind someone dressed as a vampire. Pudding narrowed her eyes… the cloaked figure was pouring what looked like an entire bag of salt into the machine. “I think that’s probably enough salt,” she said politely, tapping the partygoer on the shoulder. He turned, whipping the bag around and showered Pudding Cat with salt! “WOAH!” Pudding Cat cried, The cloaked figure dropped the salt bag and ran away, but not before Pudding Cat glimpsed some green beneath the hood.

When Pudding Cat told her friends what had happened, they couldn’t believe it. Why was Trash Cat acting so horribly? He was ruining the party! “We have to talk to him,” Bubble Cat said. “We should give him a chance to explain…”

“I agree!” A voice piped in. The Munch Cats whirled around to see Trash Cat standing behind them, his vampire hood down, licking a fruit pop! “Give who a chance to explain?” He added innocently. The Munch Cats asked him about the popcorn and salt incidents. “But… I didn’t do any of those things!” Trash Cat cried, his eyes shining with tears. “I promise, chumbos.” The other Munch Cats looked at each other, uncertain. Pudding Cat broke the silence, placing a paw on Trash Cat’s shoulder. “We believe you, buddle. That costume is perfect for hiding in – it could have been anyone. But we should stop them before they do anything else,” Pudding Cat said, her tone serious.

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The Munch Cats split up to look for the troublemaker. Crunchy Cat took to the dancefloor, occasionally pausing to wiggle in time to the awesome music. Bubble Cat and Pudding explored the sides of the room and Nano Cat went upstairs to the balcony. At first, Nano thought the second floor was deserted… until a shadow moved. It was the vampire! He was clinging to the mirrorball! He was too busy trying to detach the mirrorball to notice Nano Cat, who flew at him from the balcony railing!

Nano Cat grabbed its foe and squeaked its loudest squeak – loud enough for the music to be stopped. “NANO!” shouted the Munch Cats, worriedly watching the struggle from below. “BE CAREFUL!” No sooner had the words left their mouths that Nano Cat and the vampire tumbled from the mirrorball!

Luckily, Nano Cat landed on its feet, and the troublemaker safely on top of it. Everyone cheered as Crunchy Cat pulled back the hood of the villain. The crowd’s cheers soon turned to gasps. “…Ghurk?” said Crunchy Cat in disbelief. “That’s RIGHT!” cried Ghurk, through his novelty vampire teeth. “It’s me. Remember? The cucumber you DIDN’T invite?”

“Oh, Ghurk…” Bubble Cat said guiltily. “Chilli Cat DID leave a message at your castle, with your cucumber guards. But they said you were busy all day long and wouldn’t be able to come, so they took the invitation instead.” Bubble Cat pointed to a corner of the dance floor where two cucumber guards, dressed as unicorns, stood. They were awkwardly avoiding Ghurk’s gaze.

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 Ghurk jumped to his feet and ordered them back to the castle at once. As he was about to leave Crunch Club, Pudding Cat called after him.

“You can still join the party, Ghurk! No hard feelings about what happened,” she said warmly. Now it was Ghurk’s turn to feel awkward. “Fammu,” he muttered. “Maybe… next year?” a glimmer of a smile crossed his lips, before he turned and walked out. The rest of the party passed without any trouble. It was so successful that the theme for next year’s party was already picked – masquerade!

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BIRTHDAY: 30th August


HOME: Brunch Cloud

Pudding Cat grew up on 13 Rainbow Lane. She’s a natural leader with great intelligence and imagination.

Pudding‘s the best at solving puzzles, coming up with plans and and organising fabbo events, but her biggest talent is inventing party games. At the moment, she’s teaching herself how to play the piano.

BIRTHDAY: 1st June


HOME: Brunch Cloud

Trash Cat is honourable, stands up for what he believes in and is very respectful of others. Trash Cat will always eat his friends’ leftovers (as long as they’re vegetarian) to avoid them going in the bin.

He’s an artistic Munch Cat who loves to craft and paint. Most of his time is spent in nature, usually in his hot air balloon or camping.

BIRTHDAY: 13th December

STAR SIGN: Sagittarius

HOME: Polar Cloud

Chilli Cat is the shyest of his friends and loves the colder seasons because it’s the best time to get snuggly and warm. He appreciates his own company and the little things in life, such as writing letters and slurping hot chocolate.

Chilli Cat believes in showing kindness wherever possible, and never underestimates the power of a smile. 

BIRTHDAY: 16th April


HOME: Park Cloud

Noodle Cat is adventurous, brave and loves to travel and explore. She’s also confident, rarely scared and loves surprises. She has friends all over the world. They miss her, but luckily they can all catch up in Munch Land.

Her talent is getting to know people and finding out cool things about them. Noodle Cat enjoys rollercoasters, eating different flavours of ramen and writing in her journal.

BIRTHDAY: 11th March


HOME: Night Cloud

Cookie Cat adores baking and creating new tasty treats for his friends. They think he’s the perfect host. He’s the most trustworthy of the Munch Cats, probably because he’s very peaceful and patient. 

Cookie Cat loves yoga, candles and keeping positive. He doesn’t get upset over things he can’t control.

BIRTHDAY: 14th February

STAR SIGN: Aquarius

HOME: Wildberry Cloud

Bubble Cat is very excitable, bubbly and quite clumsy. He’s not a cat-of-all-trades – he’s talented at just one or two things. One is making delicious drinks (especially bubble tea – raspberry is his favourite). He often helps out at Bun Yay, a local bakery on Wildberry Cloud.

He is trying hard to learn ballet because he rarely gives up, no matter how difficult something is.

BIRTHDAY: 23rd July


HOME: Park Cloud

Lolly Cat is silly and sweet, always the joker. She doesn’t mind being laughed at – if her friends are smiling, she’s happy. In her spare time she performs stand-up comedy and hosts a weekly karate class.

Lolly’s great at surfing and swimming, and thrives in the sunshine. She enjoys watching funny videos on YouTube. Her favourite snacks are ice lollies.

BIRTHDAY: 2nd January

STAR SIGN: Capricorn

HOME: Wildberry Cloud

Crunchy Cat is rowdy, loud and loves to chat. It’s one of the reasons she loves music – the louder the better! Her secret talent is playing the electric guitar, and her favourite food is anything with a loud crunch!

She gives 110% to things and is happiest amongst big crowds, especially at parties. She rarely has quiet time, but she does enjoy rock collecting and has an impressive collection of precious stones.



HOME: Munch Land

Nano Cat is a mystery – the other cats don’t even know if Nano’s a boy or a girl. It looks like a miniature Pudding Cat. Maybe that’s why Nano loves following Pudding around.

It cannot talk, only squeak, and often looks like it’s lost in thought. Nano Cat does seem to have some special skills, such as jumping extremely high and climbing obstacles quickly.

BIRTHDAY: 25th May


HOME: Night Cloud

Sage Cat and Sweetgrass are never apart. They run an unusual shop called Windletree Books on Night Cloud. Sage Cat is very intuitive – it’s almost like she has a sixth sense about things. Sweetgrass is even more so – sometimes he even sees danger before it’s happened. 

Sage Cat is quite a bit older than the other cats. She has a blunt, straight-talking nature and is not naturally affectionate.

Sweetgrass doesn’t walk on the ground – he floats through the air close behind Sage. He uses more Munch Speak than any other character.

BIRTHDAY: 9th September


HOME: Bearmud Cloud

Honey finds solace in woodlands. As a skilled forager he can locate yummy, natural treats (his favourites being walnuts, plums and honey). He befriends animals easily, particularly honey bees – he has several hives in his Bearmud Cloud home.

He is selfless, gentle and forgiving, always thinking about others and never holding grudges. He enjoys reading books, playing his tin whistle and avoiding exercise!

BIRTHDAY: 26th June


HOME: Night Cloud

Cole Cat grew up alone and without a home, so he learned to be strong quite quickly. But this also made him very untrusting of strangers. Everything changed when he found other free-living cats on Night Cloud. He joined their outdoor community and it became his home.

Cole is shy and prefers familiar surroundings. He’s not a traveler, preferring to stay among home comforts. He really enjoys board games and knitting.


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