"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

Wishkit is a she-cat.[2]


In The Prophecies Begin arc

Fire and Ice

Yellowfang confesses to Fireheart she had kits. She explains there were three kits in her litter, and all but Brokenstar died. 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 Super Editions

Yellowfang's Secret

"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
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.
As Yellowfang visits StarClan, she meets her grandmother, Silverflame. Yellowfang asks if Silverflame knew about her kits all along, and Silverflame replies that she had. On the night Yellowfang had become a medicine cat, Silverflame had seen three kits behind her. As Silverflame starts to fade, Yellowfang calls out, asking her if her kits were in StarClan. Silverflame doesn't reply but Yellowfang looks around, finally seeing her kits. She tries to run towards them, but her legs are useless, and she soon wakes up back at the Moonstone.

In the Field Guides

The Ultimate Guide

Although not mentioned by name, Wishkit 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, Brokenkit, 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.


Author statements

Interesting facts


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

  • On the Warriors website family tree, Wishkit is shown as pale ginger.[6]
  • In Secrets of the Clans, a 2007 field guide, Yellowfang gives birth to three kits, with their father being Raggedstar. 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 and recalls that their birth breaks the warrior code. Yellowfang soon buries her daughters deep into the ground where no cat could ever find them.[7]

Official art

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Yellowfang:[2] Deceased, verified StarClan member


Raggedstar:[8] Deceased, verified StarClan member


Hopekit:[2] Deceased, verified StarClan member


Brokenstar:[2] Deceased, no residence
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Brightflower:[9] Living (As of Into the Wild)
Featherstorm:[9] Living (As of Redtail's Debt)


Brackenfoot:[9] Living (As of Redtail's Debt)
Hal:[5] Deceased, residence unknown


Silverflame:[9] Deceased, verified StarClan member


Nutwhisker:[9] Living (As of Redtail's Debt)
Mintkit:[10] Deceased, residence unknown
Scorchwind:[9] Living (As of Redtail's Debt)


Mosspaw:[11] Deceased, residence unknown
Volepaw:[11] Deceased, residence unknown


Rowanberry:[9] Living (As of Tigerclaw's Fury)
Marigoldkit:[10] Deceased, residence unknown


Dawncloud:[11] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Russetfur:[12] Deceased, verified StarClan member

First cousins:

Cinderfur:[13] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Stumpytail:[13] Living (As of Tigerclaw's Fury)


    = Male

    = Female

    = Gender Unknown


Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 Revealed in Yellowfang's Secret, page 339
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Revealed in Yellowfang's Secret, page 320
  3. Revealed in a letter from Victoria Holmes
  4. Revealed on Victoria Holmes Letter 2
  5. 5.0 5.1 Revealed in Yellowfang's Secret, page 197
  6. Revealed on the Warriors website family tree (screenshot)
  7. Revealed in Secrets of the Clans, pages 67-69
  8. Revealed in Yellowfang's Secret, page 316
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 Revealed in Yellowfang's Secret, allegiances
  10. 10.0 10.1 Revealed in Yellowfang's Secret, page 473
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Revealed in Yellowfang's Secret, page 418
  12. Revealed in Yellowfang's Secret, page 205
  13. 13.0 13.1 Revealed in Yellowfang's Secret, page 396
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