Rita is a young vixen that Pooh Bear befriended. She rescued him from Peg Leg Pete in Pooh's First Adventure.

Rita lives with her mother and siblings until she and Pooh escped from NIMH and Cat R. Waul. Pooh and Rita traveled the world until Rita moved in with Pooh. She and Pooh joined up with Tigger to save the world from the evil Kahmunrah.

In Hidden Chronicles - Rita is the tritagonist.