This page contains the trivia for Tawnypelt.


Interesting facts

Author statements

  • Vicky stated that the reason that she made Rowanclaw Tawnypelt's mate was because she felt bad for constantly getting his gender wrong.[9]
  • Kate views Tawnypelt as a dusky brown tabby.[blog 1]


  • When she was a kit, Tawnypelt was described as pale ginger, like her mother.[10] This description was later changed to tortoiseshell. When asked, Vicky said that she should have been tawny/pale ginger throughout the series.[11]
  • She has been mistakenly described as tabby,[12] tawny,[13] pale bracken,[14] pale,[15] and pale brown.[16]
  • She has been mistakenly mentioned with amber eyes.[17]
  • She was called Tawnypaw in Dawn,[18] and Midnight,[13] even though she was made a warrior in Firestar's Quest.[19]
  • She is mistakenly noted to have her brother's coloring among the splotches in her mottled coat.[20]
  • In Thunder and Shadow, she is mistakenly called "the ShadowClan deputy," despite Crowfrost being the current deputy.[21]


The following information is from sources considered non-canon or retconned.

  • In Secrets of the Clans, a 2007 field guide, Tawnypelt shows the reader the ShadowClan lake camp. She explains how much she loves being in ShadowClan, for how she can be ferocious and hunt in the dark. She later talks about the journey to find Midnight. She originally believed the giant cats of LionClan were prowling around the sun-drown-place and she was surprised by all the water there.[22]
  • On the Warriors website family tree, Tawnypelt's half sibling is Lynxkit.[23] Her grandfather is also Smallear.[24]

Notes and references

  1. Revealed in River of Fire, chapter 10
  2. 2.0 2.1 Revealed in The Raging Storm, allegiances
  3. Revealed in Into the Wild, page 141
  4. Revealed in A Dangerous Path, page 6
  5. Revealed in The Fourth Apprentice, allegiances
  6. Revealed in Bramblestar's Storm, allegiances
  7. Revealed in The Apprentice's Quest, allegiances
  8. 8.0 8.1 Revealed in Tigerheart's Shadow, allegiances
  9. Revealed in Erin Hunter Chat 3
  10. Revealed in Forest of Secrets, page 225
  11. Revealed on Vicky's Facebook
  12. Revealed in A Dangerous Path, page 130
  13. 13.0 13.1 Revealed in Midnight, page 3
  14. Revealed in Dawn, page 174
  15. Revealed in Twilight, page 184
  16. Revealed in Tigerclaw's Fury, chapter 9
  17. Revealed in Moonrise, page 271
  18. Revealed in Dawn, pages 178-179
  19. Revealed in Firestar's Quest, page 38
  20. Revealed in Thunder and Shadow, page 16
  21. Revealed in Thunder and Shadow, page 18
  22. Revealed in Secrets of the Clans
  23. Revealed on the Warriors website family tree (screenshot)
  24. Revealed on the Warriors website family tree (screenshot)

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