|"I tried as long as I could, licking and licking her, but her breathing only got shallower and shallower, until finally it stopped altogether. [...] I buried my nose in her fur, feeling grief crash down on me. It was a clear sign from StarClan. These kits should never have been born."|
|— Yellowfang's feeling after her kits are born in Secrets of the Clans, page 68|
In the Super Editions
- Yellowfang gives birth to three kits in the hollow of a dead tree, two she-kits and a tom. While the tom lets out an angry wail when his mother touches him, one of the she-kits is utterly still, born dead. Yellowfang's other she-kit was born weak and soon died. Yellowfang buries her two dead daughters deep in the ground, so no fox, badger, or cat would ever find them.
- At the half-moon gathering of the medicine cats Silverflame comes to Yellowfang. Yellowfang asks if she knew about the kits and Silverflame replies that she did, on the night Yellowfang was made a medicine cat, three kits appeared behind her. As Silverflame is about to leave Yellowfang asks about her daughters and looks around, finally spotting them. She tries to run towards them, but her legs are useless and she soon wakes up back at the Moonstone.
In the The Prophecies Begin Arc
- Yellowfang confesses to Fireheart she had kits. She explains there were three kits in her litter, and all but Brokenstar survived. She believed her punishment was losing her two kits for breaking the warrior code. But in the end, her punishment wasn't her two kits died, it was that Brokenstar survived.
In the Field Guides
- Wishkit is born to Yellowfang, but she and her sister, Hopekit, do not make it past birth. One of the kits is stillborn, and the other barely takes a breath before succumbing to death. Yellowfang is remorseful, musing that the kits should never have been born; their birth breaks the the warrior code. Yellowfang soon buries her daughters deep into the ground where no cat could ever find them.
- Although not mentioned by name, Hopekit appears briefly on Raggedstar's page. Yellowfang decided to become a medicine cat, which means she had to separate her relationship with Raggedpelt. It was too late to untangle their paths though, as Yellowfang soon found out she was expecting kits. Raggedpelt was overjoyed at the prospect at becoming a father but outraged when Yellowfang said their kits will never know who their mother was. Only one kit survived.
- She is also mentioned not by name on Sagewhisker's page. Sagewhisker realized that Yellowfang was expecting Raggedstar’s kits, and wondered if she made a terrible mistake. She persuaded Yellowfang to tell Raggedstar that their kits will have at least one parent in the Clan and Yellowfang took her mentor's advice.
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- Nutwhisker: Living (As of Redtail's Debt)
- Mintkit: Deceased, residence unknown
- Scorchwind: Living (As of Redtail's Debt)
- Cinderfur: Deceased, verified StarClan member
- Stumpytail: Living (As of Tigerclaw's Fury)
- Turtlekit: Status unknown
- Rubblekit: Status unknown
- Quietkit: Status unknown
- Rowanclaw: Deceased, verified StarClan member
- Cedarheart: Deceased, verified StarClan member
- Lavenderkit: Status unknown
- Swampkit: Status unknown
- Blossomkit: Status unknown
- Dawncloud's unnamed kits: Status unknown
- Tigerstar: Living (As of Lost Stars)
- Flametail: Deceased, verified StarClan member
- Dawnpelt: Deceased, verified StarClan member
- Sleekwhisker: Living (As of River of Fire)
- Lightleap: Status unknown
- Pouncekit: Status unknown
- Juniperclaw: Deceased, residence unknown
- Strikestone: Living (As of Lost Stars)
- Shadowkit: Status unknown
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- "These are the kits I saw in the pool, when I was in StarClan with Silverflame. But they should never have been born."
- —Yellowfang thoughts Yellowfang's Secret, page 321
Notes and references
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Revealed in Yellowfang's Secret, page 339
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Revealed in Yellowfang's Secret, page 320
- ↑ Revealed in a letter from Victoria Holmes
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 Revealed on the Warriors website family tree
- ↑ Revealed on Victoria Holmes Letter 2
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 Revealed in Yellowfang's Secret, page 197
- ↑ Revealed in Yellowfang's Secret, page 316
- ↑ 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6 Revealed in Yellowfang's Secret, allegiances
- ↑ 9.0 9.1 Revealed in Yellowfang's Secret, page 473
- ↑ 10.0 10.1 10.2 Revealed in Yellowfang's Secret, page 418
- ↑ Revealed in Yellowfang's Secret, page 205
- ↑ 12.0 12.1 Revealed in Yellowfang's Secret, page 396
- ↑ Revealed in Into the Wild, page 255
- ↑ 14.0 14.1 14.2 Revealed in Dark River, page 21
- ↑ Revealed in Thunder and Shadow, pages 347-348
- ↑ 16.0 16.1 Revealed in Tigerheart's Shadow, pages 185-186
- ↑ 17.0 17.1 Revealed in Shattered Sky, pages 114-115
- ↑ Revealed in Tigerheart's Shadow, page 186
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