Lena (Melissa Collazo) -- a shy teenage girl -- is an unlikely hero. When she saves a white lion cub from two idiot smugglers, her winding and dangerous journey to save herself and her new friend begins.
Bullied at school and lonely at home, Lena keeps hoping she'll have a true friend someday. One afternoon, her dreams come true -- in the shape of a cuddly white lion cub! Lena tries to keep playful Snowball out of trouble, but the clumsy poachers who kidnapped the valuable cub, and the cruel trophy collector who paid for him, are desperate to get him back. As Lena races to rescue poor Snowball, her new friend Jake (Elliott Sancrant) will do anything to help. Be careful, or Snowball will melt your family's heart!