Warrior Cats

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atiredbee
So many times, yes
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ellahandke
Several dogs fall over a cliff and drown when *Bluestar* leads them to a cliff.
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tocixx
In Firestar's Quest, a cat named Petalnose (then Petal) and her kits are abused and neglected by her twoleg.
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tocixx
Bugs are mentioned plenty of times, i.e the phrase "bees in your brain", apprentices having to rid the elders of fleas, the Bee-, Fly-, and Beetle- prefixes, and probably more that don't come to mind rn
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supergamerwolf9
There is no dog fighting in the way you may think of it, but there are many scenes where dogs and cats have war.
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Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
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CatButt1234
Yep. Lots of animals die. Cats kill each other and their prey (mice, rabbit, birds, etc.)
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BitterSweetxGc
The entire series is based around cats fighting and, either by natural causes or being killed, often dying.
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Lunarwavethekawaiipotato
There is only horses in the horseplace and they are never a part of any fights that the clans get into
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CatButt1234
Yep, quite a few cats are killed/hurt by snakes
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Plipplopcountess
Harmless
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Daroganheart
There are no dragons in Warrior Cats, and because of that there can be no dead dragons.
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Yes
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Needletail
Squirrelflight is frequently gaslighted by Bramblestar in Squirrelflight’s Hope
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graywolf2010
Turtle Tail and Bumble are both in abusive relationships with Tom in Thunder Rising. The Imposter emotionally and eventually physically abuses Squirrelflight in The Silent Thaw. Bramblestar gaslights and emotionally manipulates Squirrelflight throughout Squirrelflight’s Hope. Crowfeather and Nightcloud get into a physical altercation in Fading Echoes.
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graywolf2010
Violetkit/paw is neglected by her foster mother (Thunder and Shadow). Brokenkit is neglected and abused by his foster mother and bullied by his foster siblings. Stormkit, renamed Crookedkit, is rejected by his mother after breaking and disfiguring his jaw (Crookedstar's Promise). Thunder is rejected by his father, Clear Sky, as a child after losing his mother and siblings (The Sun Trail). Spottedleaf’s Heart focuses on CSA (child sexual abuse) between Thistleclaw, a grown adult, and Spottedpaw, a child younger than Thistleclaw’s son.
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PawrtyPoison
a cat named Rocky was addicted to catmint (catnip)
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AxelCatto
An often-overlooked scene (I forget which book it's in, I'm sorry), is where a cat asks for catmint (catnip) ((weed)), which in the book is a herb used for treatment of sickness, despite not being sick. It's laughed off and it's very short.
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sovietvodka
They're cats. Would be pretty hard for that to happen, yeah?
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graywolf2010
Darktail’s cult (The Kin) tortures Needletail by what is essentially waterboarding after starving her for days. Clear Sky starves Jackdaw’s Cry while holding him hostage in The First Battle.
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Needletail
There are some amputations and in dawn of the clans One Eye makes his cats carve his mark into their paw pads
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thinmintsandmilk
While very rare, it does, in fact, happen to some cats.
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placeholdername
Not mutilation in the typical sense, but a few times cats being neutered is mentioned.
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darkestabsol
Spoilers ahead! Several cats die in a forest fire during Rising Storm, though at least some died of smoke inhalation rather than burning. In Long Shadows, a character tries to trap several other characters in a fire, but lets them live. In The Last Hope, a scene is written confusingly enough that it seems like a burning tree kills a character, though the character in question actually dies of injuries previously sustained in battle. In Thunder Rising, a character is badly burned during a forest fire and eventually dies of his injuries.
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BitterSweetxGc
While there has been a rumour about a certain cat (Mapleshade) killing a cat and eating them, this has been proven to be false
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sovietvodka
Not specifically, but Oakheart, Longtail, and some other cats are crushed and I would say their heads probably were
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mrpopcorn
In Tallstar's Revenge, Talltail's father, Sandgorse and Leafshine, who died before the story begins die to a tunnel collapsing. It's also hinted that this happened various times before which led to the closure of the tunnels.
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CatButt1234
Yeah, quite a few cats lose their tails, get claws ripped out, and get their ears torn.
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mousekat
Cats occasionally complain about torn or ripped claws after battles, but nothing is explicitly stated about how the injured paws look.
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BitterSweetxGc
These... Are cats.
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Frost
Gray Wing, among many others, struggles to breathe.
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CatButt1234
Yeah, Petalfall and Shadowkit both had seizures often, and a few others had a seizure at some point.
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mousekat
Three cats come to mind-- Brightpaw is attacked by dogs and her face is mutilated. She loses an eye and part of her ear, but she lives. Longtail goes blind after a rabbit scratched his eyes, but he is alright and retires early. Brokenstar is blinded by another cat as punishment for the atrocities he committed throughout his time as leader.
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graywolf2010
Cinderpelt, Cinderheart, and Jagged Peak all suffer broken legs (Fire and Ice, Outcast, and The Sun Trail, respectively). Crookedstar breaks his jaw as a young child (Crookedstar’s Promise). Briarlight and Frog suffer broken spines (Fading Echoes and Path of Stars, respectively). Clear Sky breaks his tail in three places in Path of Stars. Finleap’s tail breaks so badly in Darkest Night that it has to be amputated. Snowbush dies from an infected broken leg in Darkest Night. Snowbird breaks her paw in The Silent Thaw.
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Plipplopcountess
Smokepaw, and some others
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thinmintsandmilk
While the other comment mentioned Snowkit I'll mention other young cats who have died. -big spoilers- Mosskit- dies due to exposure Sweetpaw- dies of food poisoning. Tiny Branch- dies due to blood loss after a fox bite. Mintkit and Marigoldkit- die due to early training (not a fox, as stated in Yellowfang's Secret.) Willowkit and Minnowkit- die due to greencough Morning Whisker- dies of sickness Tadpole- drowns in a flood
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graywolf2010
Appledusk cheats on Reedshine by having an affair with Mapleshade (Mapleshade's Vengeance). It is implied that Stormtail cheats on Moonflower with Dappletail (Bluestar's Prophecy). Brightheart suspects that Cloudtail cheats on her with Daisy, though this is later proven false (Twilight).
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sovietvodka
Twigbranch (i think it was) is held hostage in Shadowclan. Sleekwhisker kidnaps kits. Frostfur's kits are also kidnapped, but later found.
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Linapup
there are no toys
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tocixx
Plenty of characters have dead parents
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tocixx
this is a book
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sovietvodka
no wtf
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tocixx
Tree is able to see ghosts, and ghosts are mentioned frequently in The Broken Code. StarClan is also literally just dead cats so those are ghosts too
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tocixx
these are cats living in the wild how tf would there be a shower scene 🤨
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graywolf2010
Bramblestar becomes possessed at the end of Lost Stars.
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BitterSweetsx
Cats, dont wear pants???
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BitterSweetxGc
Tis a book.
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RowanOakley
"Dirt", a euphemism for feces, is mentioned.
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crunchyeggyolks
Occasionally cats are fed yarrow to make them throw up, usually so that they can get poison out of their bodies.
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placeholdername
Police don't exist since these are cats, but the warrior code which is basically kitty cat laws are often enforced (TBC revolves around the code and codebreaking), even if they are unjust.
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Frost
Not in a hospital, but there are many scenes in the medicine cat’s den.
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BitterSweetxGc
No, but cats sharp claws can be similar.
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Emma Rose
The word cancer" may not be used in-text, but a minor character in the prequel SEs, Tawnyspots, has "a lump in his belly" that slowly kills him, and the authors have stated out-of-universe that it was stomach cancer.
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graywolf2010
Alderheart and Ravenpaw both suffer from anxiety. Violetshine has an anxiety attack after being reminded of Needletail in Lost Stars.
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sovietvodka
No self harm, but a cat does commit suicide by ingesting poison (not because he wants to end his life, but so he can find a ghost. he also comes back to life) Also, another cat forces his followers to carve his symbol into their paw pads if that counts
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CatButt1234
Kind of. A cat named crowpaw says he doesn’t have a reason to live anymore, and has to be restrained.
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graywolf2010
In Mapleshade’s Vengeance, Mapleshade kills three cats and attempts to kill a pregnant queen, driven by hallucinations of her dead children. In Crookedstar’s Promise, a delusional Goosefeather chases Stormkit and Oakkit across the stepping stones, resulting in Stormkit slipping and breaking his jaw. Tigerstar experiences hallucinations and self-loathing throughout Tigerclaw’s Fury, although these hallucinations are revealed to actually be Mapleshade. Ashfur is implied to be mentally ill throughout The Broken Code, in which he is the main antagonist.
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mousekat
The underground tunnels in the Omen of The Stars and Power Of Three arcs can be very claustrophobic.
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sovietvodka
Shadowsight ingests poison to kill himself. Not to end his life though, rather to hunt a ghost.
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AxelCatto
No, but cats are often depicted as starving and thin in certain books.
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Yes
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No
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Lambie345
This is a book.
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Plipplopcountess
This is a book.
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CatButt1234
Yeah, kittens will wail if they are in pain/dying, or if they are sad. But it’s a book, so you don’t actually hear it.
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Yes
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No
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Plipplopcountess
Several kits are stillborn
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Yes
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No
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graywolf2010
Bright Stream is carried off by an eagle while expecting kits in The Sun Trail. Several characters die in childbirth (namely, in Forest of Secrets, Crookedstar’s Promise, and Daisy’s Kin).
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Frost
No, but some kits are stillborn.
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ManSUCC
There are multiple graphic depictions of childbirth and a lot of mildly less graphic depictions.
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tocixx
These are cats
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AxelCatto
It is not intentional, but sometimes there are mistakes where a cat is called by the wrong gender, which are just simply things that slipped by the editors. This is worse for some cats than others.
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oopsie
Often there is hate speech against cats of half-Clan, rogue, loner, or kittypet birth.
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mousekat
Confirmed LGBT cats (Tallstar, Ravenpaw, ect) and cats commonly thought of to be LGBT (Redtail, Blackstar, Rowanstar, ect) die, as the books take place through several years. No characters are killed for being LGBT, many die from old age or natural causes; but some die in battle.
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graywolf2010
House cats, or kittypets, are looked at with disdain for being overweight.
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Needletail
Cats with disabilities are often forced into a role they don’t want because their society doesn’t think they can become warriors
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graywolf2010
No, but Tigerstar‘s attempted ethnic cleansing of half-clan and non-forestborn cats in the first series may be an allegory to the Holocaust.
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Plipplopcountess
These are cats
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sovietvodka
No.
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Are there incestuous relationships?
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No
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Hooligan
While it was an accident, two siblings end up becoming mates. There's also other accidents where two cousins will become mates, but it's never mentioned they're cousins or related at all.
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Sylviethesmol
In Spottedleaf's Heart, a super edition (and book neglected by most of the fandom) it shows a slightly disturbing relationship between an adult and child, and although nothing actually happens, the adult does try his best to get into a relationship with the child although fails.
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Frost
The Warriors series is ongoing, so it is too soon to tell. However, individual books have had happy and sad endings.
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Daroganheart
There is no santa, the cats are not christian.
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RadioZap777
While no car /crashes/ come to mind, some characters are killed after being hit by a car (referred to as monsters" by cats in the book).
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tocixx
No. Planes aren't even mentioned in the series.
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LunerWolf421
LITERALLY EVERY OTHER CAT GETS HIT BY A CAR
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AxelCatto
In the comic book series Ravenpaw's path, a farmer owns a shotgun. He doesn't use it, but he threatens two cats with it.
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RadioZap777
While lots of characters suffer injuries with lots of blood, one specific death is very worthy of the gore warning in The Darkest Hour. If you want specifics of the injury (stop reading if not!), he is clawed throat to tail along his belly and loses all nine lives at once since the injury is so severe. There might be worse, but this is the first that comes to mind.
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Plipplopcountess
Mapleshade's kits, Bluestar, and some others
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tocixx
these are cats....
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