As 6 year old Ting and her family moves from their Kampung to a HDB apartment, Ting defies all odds to keep her pet chicken.
The story takes place in the 1980s, following Ting, a 6-year old girl living in a Kampung with her parents and a beloved pet chicken named Mao Mao. It is the family’s last day in the Kampung, they prepare to move to a newly built HDB flat. Realising that chickens are not allowed in the HDB flats, she sneaks Mao Mao along anyway.
At the new HDB apartment, Ting’s parents discover Mao Mao and threatens to cull the chicken, causing Ting to run away with Mao Mao. Cycling all the back to her Kampung home, Ting overcomes the challenges faced hoping to stay together with her chicken, only to be found by her parents.