The Oceanside Animals live in their own little world, populated with various strange characters, friendly and otherwise …
Tucker once mistook the opossum for his late sister Trouble the Kitty. Knowing a good thing when she saw it, the possum has been masquerading as a cat ever since. She not quite as hostile to the dogs than Trouble was, and is also not nearly as clever. Everyone calls her Vermin even though she insists her real name is Jill.
The mouse hitchhiked his way onto the Magic Flying Coaster when the dogs stopped at a cheese cave while on a world tour, and never left. A former NIMH experimental test subject, the mouse is quite possibly the smartest animal in the group.
Mr. Nibbles the guinea pig was hired by Dennis to be his life coach. Dennis certainly needed one.
Spicoli is a former DEA drug-sniffing dog who was involved in investigating Trouble the Kitty’s illegal catnip patch. Fired by the DEA for ordering too many pizzas, he now slouches around the house scarfing a seemingly never-ending supply of Doritos. How he obtains them is an open question, as is what, exactly, is his relationship to Rin Tin Tin.
The animals’ frenemy Producer Smurf is constantly trying and failing to score big by selling stories to Hollywood, or whoever else may buy them. He also has a thing for pixies in general and Tinkerbell in particular.
Sky Turtle is a semi-aggressive nomadic snapping turtle who floats in and out of the scene as the wind takes him. He considers himself superior to mammals, and is probably right.
Blue is a velociraptor who was hired by Producer Smurf as a bodyguard-slash-enforcer, but when the bottom fell out of the SmurfCoin market and Producer Smurf could no longer pay her fees, she became a free agent. Upon learning that she has opposable thumbs, the other creatures immediately realized how useful it might be to keep her around.
The animals’ nemeses are the ninja hedgehogs. They are generally responsible for all the evils in the world, up to and including Justin Bieber.
Cross the ninja hedgehog commander at your peril.
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