Clyde Cosgrove, an extremely insecure and superstitious kitchen appliance inventor, accidentally scoops Gadget into his briefcase after almost losing it while performing a silly good luck ritual. Gadget tries to help Cosgrove by secretly fixing a few of his inventions, but her good deeds backfire when he decides she's his new good luck charm and locks her in a cage. Kismet, Cosgrove's former "lucky" Persian cat, vows to get revenge on her replacement. Gadget escapes but decides to help Cosgrove regain his confidence. She discovers Kismet is behind Cosgrove's misfortune, breaking his intentions so he would need her "good luck".