Declan tries to justify his actions of trying to get Katie out as they hear the sirens in the distance. Knowing he has made things worse, Declan feels guilty as he tries to speed up the rescue work and is told it may take some time. Down the hole, Katie stirs and screams to Declan, but there is no answer and she realises just how lost she is…
Meanwhile, Rhona and Paddy discuss Brett's popularity. Paddy is ashamed when Brett catches him mimicking him and tries to apologise, but Brett doesn't take any nonsense. The trio then receive the news Tootsie might have cancer and Paddy feels silly for mocking and questioning Brett's methods.
Brett wants to tell Edna the sad news but Paddy gets in there first, much to the disdain of the other two. Brett later decides it isn't working at the vets and tells Rhona and Paddy that he is leaving. Rhona wants Paddy to sort it out and Paddy is aware he has made a mess of the situation.
Elsewhere, Gabby is pleased to hear that Bernice, Ashley and Diane will go to her assembly as a family. Bernice is determined to make things work and turns on the charm with Diane as she helps behind the bar. Diane then prepares to tell Ashley why Bernice is really back.
Also today, Bob sees Ali is struggling with her reading and comes up with an idea to use karaoke, but it backfires when Dan laughs at her singing.