The old woman Fedora ignored a household so much, that things and dishes were angry with her and decided to leave the house. One day they got together and went into the forest. Realizing how bad it would be without them, Fedora repented of her indolence and indifference, and things after hearing about her difficult situation, felt sorry for her and decided to give her a chance to improve. So Fedora finally took up cleaning and washing dishes, and they helped the mistress drive away the evil cockroaches.
Did You Know?
One of the cockroaches cited an excerpt from another tale of Chukovsky, "Cockroach". See more