The most important event so far would be finding Dewey. Finding Dewey is the center of the whole story. It's important because Dewey affects every ones lives, and for a cat, that's a big deal. If it weren't for them finding Dewey, the town of Spencer would still be in a slump. He has mainly changed Vicki's life. Vicki had a hard time because her husband left her, and Jodi, her daughter, doesn't rely on her anymore. Now she has some one who needs her, helping her get her life back on track.