In the first film the puppies were kidnapped by Cruella De Vil as she planned to use their skin to make fur coats. The puppies started out as only fifteen. Later on in the film when Pongo and Perdita journey out to find them they also rescue the other pups and become their adopted parents.
101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London AdventureEdit
In the film's sequel the movie revolves around Patch who is separated from his family. During the film Patch meets the puppies greatest hero after their mother and father Thunderbolt the star of a television series.