This page contains the trivia for Twigbranch.


Interesting facts

  • Alderpaw chose the name Twigkit for her because she's small like a twig.[1]
  • She has been noted to look a lot like Hawkwing.[2] She is also noted to have the same pelt color as him.[3][4]
  • Twigbranch, along with her sister, Violetshine, have kittypet blood through Cherrytail and Sparrowpelt,[5] and Sharpclaw.[6]
  • Bramblestar gave her her warrior name to recgonize that while she came to ThunderClan as a "small, fragile kit", she had since become a warrior with them, stating "just as a twig grows into a branch".[7]

Author statements

  • Kate wanted her warrior name to be Twigshade but the editorial team chose Twigbranch instead.[blog 1]
  • Kate prefers Violetshine over Twigbranch because Violetshine is "slightly more vulnerable and touching."[blog 2]
  • Kate feels that Hawkwing does not favor Violetshine over Twigbranch, but instead just has more of an affinity with Violetshine.[blog 3]
  • When asked which character in the books most embodies chicken, Kate replied Twigbranch, stating "she was the most chickeny cat" she had wrote so far.[blog 4]
  • Kate thinks she would be a better hunter than a fighter and that fighting would be her last resort.[blog 5]


  • She was mistakenly called Twigkit two times after she became Twigpaw,[8] called Twigpaw once before she got her apprentice name,[9] and called Twigpaw after she recieved her warrior name.[10]
  • She was mistakenly called Violetpaw.[11]

Notes and references

  1. Revealed in The Apprentice's Quest, page 269
  2. Revealed in Shattered Sky, page 57
  3. Revealed in Shattered Sky, page 53
  4. Revealed in Pebbleshine's Kits, chapter 6
  5. Revealed in Firestar's Quest, page 215
  6. Revealed in the Warriors App
  7. Revealed in River of Fire, chapter 19
  8. Revealed in Thunder and Shadow, page 197
  9. Revealed in Thunder and Shadow, page 110
  10. Revealed in River of Fire, page 261
  11. Revealed in Shattered Sky, page 201

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