Mister Cleghorn an old and alone man sits on his balcony miserable that he sold his shop. Suddenly he received an invitation letter. When he gets the letter, he sees it's from his cousin inviting him to visit him and his family. He accepts his invitation, and while there he has a good time, until he goes to see a seal pup. And from there starts the story of mister Cleghorn and the seal pup.