Tom and Huck capture several rats to put in Jim

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Tom and Huck capture several rats to put in Jim's cabin, but one of the Phelps boys  finds the box and lets all of the rats free into the house. After several creatures are  accidentally freed in the Phelps' house, Tom and Huck finally capture enough rats,  spiders, and snakes, and put them in Jim's cabin. Jim complains that there is not  enough room for him, and if he ever becomes free he "wouldn't ever be a prisoner  again, not for a salary." After three weeks, everything is finally ready for the grand escape. To finish off the  scheme, Tom writes an anonymous letter to the Phelps saying that a "desperate gang of  cutthroats" will attempt to steal Jim out of the cabin. Huck returns to the house to pick up some butter and finds that the Phelps have  gathered 15 men to battle the gang of cutthroats. Alarmed, Huck sneaks out the window  and warns Tom that the men are here, and they must all escape immediately. When the 
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