This page contains the trivia for Tigerstar.


Author statements

  • According to Kate, after the events of The Last Hope, Dovewing chose Bumblestripe as her mate over Tigerstar,[1] as Bumblestripe was the more sensible opinion, and loving a cat from another Clan wouldn't work out well.[2] In Bramblestar's Storm, Dovewing and Bumblestripe did break up, however, and Dovewing's unresolved feelings for Tigerstar played a role.[3]
  • Kate has said Tigerstar is the most interesting modern leader to her.[4]

Interesting facts

  • He is named after his grandfather, Tigerstar.[5]
  • Tigerstar's feelings towards Dovewing were first revealed in Erin Hunter Chat 7.[6]
  • He has ThunderClan blood through Tawnypelt,[7] and kittypet blood through Hal.[8]
  • His daughter, Lightleap, looks exactly like him,[9] and his son, Shadowpaw, also has the same dark stripes as he does.[9]
  • Tigerstar is the second known cat to be resurrected by StarClan, falling behind Windstar.[10]
  • Tigerstar still holds resentment towards Jayfeather for not saving Flametail.[11]


  • Tigerstar was originally described as a golden tabby,[12] although this was changed in Sunrise to his current dark brown tabby appearance.[13] This description was accidentally used in The Fourth Apprentice,[14] despite his description being correct in the allegiances.[15]
  • He was mistakenly said to have green eyes.[16]
  • Either he or his brother, Flametail, were mentioned as female.[17]
  • He was mistakenly called Tigerstar prior to becoming leader.[18]

Notes and references

  1. Revealed on Kate's Blog
  2. Revealed on Kate's facebook
  3. Revealed on Vicky's Facebook
  5. Revealed in Long Shadows, page 85
  6. Revealed in Erin Hunter Chat 7
  7. Revealed in Rising Storm, pages 19-20
  8. Revealed in Yellowfang's Secret, page 197
  9. 9.0 9.1 Revealed in River of Fire, page 251
  10. Revealed in Tigerheart's Shadow, page 405
  11. Revealed in The Raging Storm, chapter 7
  12. Revealed in Long Shadows, page 84
  13. Revealed in Sunrise, allegiances
  14. Revealed in The Fourth Apprentice, page 119
  15. Revealed in The Fourth Apprentice, allegiances
  16. Revealed in The Forgotten Warrior, page 201
  17. Revealed in Erin Hunter Chat 4
  18. Revealed in The Last Hope, page 107
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