Flower continues taking the Whiskers into Commandos' territory in search of food. Meanwhile the three Whiskers rovers, Youssarian, Big Will and Mitch keep chasing the Lazuli in the hopes of attracting unrelated females. Upon reaching the Lazuli burrow they find babysitters looking after Cazanna's two pups, Bubble and Squeak. Mitch tries to attract the attention of one of the babysitter, Marilyn, but is chased off by Lazuli males. The male babysitters quickly find the other Whiskers rovers and send them running.
Back in Whiskers territory, the foraging party discover plover eggs, guarding by very protective parents. Einstein nearly manages to get an egg but he and the rest of the family are chased off by the plovers. The Whiskers return home and reunite with Youssarian, Mitch and Big Will. Not far away the Commandos settle down at a burrow in Whiskers' territory. The next day the Commandos rise early and head into Lazuli territory. They come across the Lazuli babysitting burrow, guarded by Marilyn. She flees upon seeing the rival gang but is pursued by four Commandos members. Meanwhile, Nikita leads a raid on the Lazuli burrow and brings young pup Bubble to the surface. Bubble is quickly mauled and killed by the group. Cazanna and the rest of the Lazuli suddenly appear and charge at the Commandos. However the Commandos do not engage in battle, choosing to retreat instead. The Lazuli discover that Marilyn is still alive, though is badly wounded. Bubble's littermate Squeak is also found to be still alive and unharmed. he is comforted while the rest of the family settle down for the night.