"I understand. But I miss you."
— Mosskit to Bluefur during her leader ceremony in Bluestar's Prophecy, page 502
Mosskit (TC)
Mosskit (TC).star
Current: StarClan[1]
Past: ThunderClan[2]
Age: 1.5 moons[3] at death[4]
Cause of Death
Cause of Death: Hypothermia[4]
StarClan Resident:
Foster Father:
Book Appearances
Living: Bluestar's Prophecy, Spottedleaf's Heart
Dead: Bluestar's Prophecy, Secrets of the Clans, Cats of the Clans, Sign of the Moon, The Last Hope

Mosskit is a tiny,[5] pale gray-and-white she-cat with sleek fur.[2] She has a pink nose[6] and bright blue eyes.[7]


In the Super Edition Arc

Bluestar's Prophecy

Mosskit is born to Bluefur in leaf-bare along with her sister and brother, Mistykit and Stonekit with the Clan believing their father is Thrushpelt.
When Runningkit and Mousekit are flicking snow lumps at the siblings, Runningkit and Mousekit feign innocence when Mosskit and her siblings complain about it.
Mosskit accidentally wakes Smallear up while he was sleeping, despite Bluefur's warnings. Later, Mosskit, Stonekit, and Mistykit are led out of camp by Bluefur. She tells them they're playing a game called Secret Escape, and they had to get out of camp without any cat seeing them, but if they are seen or scented, they lose. Bluefur is actually leading them to Sunningrocks, so she can give them to their real father, Oakheart.
In a desperate attempt to keep her kits warm, Bluefur digs small holes in the snow. She puts the kits into these holes along the way to border. Mosskit begins to walk more and more slowly as she begins to freeze. When Stonekit complains of being tired, Bluefur settles into one of the holes in the snow she had made. Mosskit is the first to fall asleep. When Bluefur tries to wake Mosskit up, she doesn't respond. Bluefur continues to shake Mosskit, terrified. Mosskit has died of the cold. Then, Bluefur's dead sister, Snowfur, comes to her, telling her that it was Mosskit's time to die. Bluefur refuses to believe Mosskit is dead. Grief-stricken, she watches Snowfur leading Mosskit's spirit away, talking excitedly together.
After she has given Mistykit and Stonekit to Oakheart, she comes back and buries Mosskit next to the river, not able to bear leaving Mosskit's body alone for foxes to take.
When Bluefur travels to the Moonstone to receive her new leader name and nine lives, Mosskit gives her mother her seventh life, the gift of trust. When Bluestar apologizes for her death, Mosskit replies that she understands Bluefur's decision, but that she still missed her.

In The Prophecies Begin Arc

Forest of Secrets

When Bluestar tells Fireheart about her three kits, Bluestar informs him that Mosskit, the third kit, was too weak to survive the journey to RiverClan, and that she had died with her by the river.

In the Omen of the Stars Arc

Sign of the Moon

Jayfeather spots Mosskit, along with with Whitestorm, Lionheart, and Snowfur in StarClan. She is frolicking around Snowfur's paws.

The Last Hope

When Kestrelflight, Littlecloud, Willowshine, and Jayfeather try to gather as many StarClan cats as possible, Mosskit joins and sits under Snowfur. Soon after, she pads out and flicks her tail, paying attention to the four cats.
When Jayfeather is talking, he mentions that he was younger than anyone in StarClan, and Mosskit steps forward. Jayfeather corrects himself, saying he was younger than most of StarClan.
Soon after her mew is heard as StarClan cats observe the Dark Forest cat's training, asking where the sun is. She rejoices when they come back to StarClan and she scampers onto a grassy slope. She asks Jayfeather of his motives of taking them to observe the Dark Forest, and Bluestar touches her head, replying that they need to know their enemy.

In the Field Guide Arc

Secrets of the Clans

Mosskit is the kit of Oakheart of RiverClan and Bluefur of ThunderClan, therefore making her half-Clan. Mosskit has two siblings, Stonekit and Mistykit. Bluefur gives her three kits to Oakheart for him to raise in RiverClan, so that she can become deputy instead of the ambitious and violent warrior, Thistleclaw. Mosskit dies in the snow from the cold during the trip to RiverClan, and never makes it out of the territory, where her siblings live on to become Stonefur and Mistystar. Bluestar's dead sister, Snowfur, leads Mosskit to StarClan, and cares for her, feeling very protective of her niece.

Cats of the Clans

She, along with Adderkit of WindClan and Blossomkit of ShadowClan, meet the ancient cat Rock, who tells them stories about many different Clan cats. She sticks up for her own Clan, ThunderClan, and learns more about the Clan she would have joined, RiverClan, during the different stories he tells.

The Ultimate Guide

Mosskit is mentioned twice on Bluestar's page. Bluefur paid the highest price for her leadership, giving up her three kits in order to become deputy instead of Thistleclaw. Bluestar made peace with her living kits before joining Mosskit in StarClan.
She appears on Oakheart's page. When Bluefur told Oakheart she was expecting his kits, Oakheart started planning a future but Bluefur told him she will only say their father is a ThunderClan warrior. Oakheart knew he could not change Bluefur's mind and vowed he would be by their side if they need him. After they were born, Bluefur brought the kits' to the river in deep snow, insisting she has to become deputy instead of Thistleclaw. Mosskit died from the cold but her siblings survived.

In the Novellas

Spottedleaf's Heart

Bluefur gives birth to three kits: Mosskit, Stonekit, and Mistykit.
Mosskit bounces over to Spottedpaw when she enters the camp. She asks the medicine cat apprentice if she brought her a treat, and Mistykit and Stonekit come over, saying wet moss isn't a good treat. Thrushpelt then brings the three kits a squirrel. He asks if there's any cat more important then them to feed when Mistykit asks if it's for them. Mosskit replies they there isn't since the Warrior Code says kits and elders must eat first.
Later, Mosskit and her siblings play pounce with a dead leaf. They destroy the leaf and the three kits start to stalk Mumblefoot's tail tip.
Bluefur asks Spottedpaw to look over her kits so she can go to the Gathering. The blue-gray queen says she wore them out playing hide-and-seek so they will sleep until dawn. Spottedpaw checks on the kits, who are asleep.
Bluefur gives her kits away after the Gathering to go to RiverClan, and Spottedpaw asks StarClan to take care of them.


Interesting Facts

  • Unlike Smallstar and his siblings, Mosskit was not given a warrior name when she joined StarClan. Vicky has said this is because Smallstar was a special case, and that Mosskit is happy to stay as Mosskit.[8]
  • She has RiverClan blood through Oakheart.[9]


  • Mosskit was mistakenly mentioned as a tom in Forest of Secrets,[10] The Last Hope,[11] and Secrets of the Clans. The last of which also has her mentioned as a dark gray tom with green eyes.[12]

Character Pixels

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Bluestar:[9] Deceased, Verified StarClan member


Oakheart:[9] Deceased, Verified StarClan member


Stonefur:[9] Deceased, Verified StarClan member


Mistystar:[9] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)

Foster Father:

Thrushpelt:[13] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
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Moonflower:[14] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Rainflower:[15] Deceased, Verified StarClan member


Stormtail:[16] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Shellheart:[17] Deceased, Verified StarClan member


Rooktail:[18] Deceased, Verified StarClan member


Daisytoe:[19] Deceased, Verified StarClan member


Reedshine:[20] Living (As of Mapleshade's Vengeance)


Appledusk:[21] Deceased, Verified StarClan member


Crookedstar:[9] Deceased, Verified StarClan member


Snowfur:[22] Deceased, Verified StarClan member

Great Uncle:

Goosefeather:[2] Deceased, Verified StarClan member


Flashnose:[23] Deceased, Verified StarClan member


Patchkit:[24] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Larchkit:[25] Deceased, Verified StarClan member


Petalkit:[26] Deceased, Verified StarClan member


Reedwhisker:[27] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)
Perchkit:[28] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Pikepaw:[28] Deceased, Verified StarClan member


Primrosepaw:[28] Deceased, Verified StarClan member


Whitestorm:[29] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Rainwhisker:[30] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Sootfur:[30] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Sorreltail:[30] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Molepaw:[31] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Honeyfern:[31] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Cinderheart:[31] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)
Poppyfrost:[31] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)
Lilyheart:[32] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)
Seedpaw:[32] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Molewhisker:[33] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)
Cherryfall:[33] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)
Silverstream:[34] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Feathertail:[35] Deceased, Verified Tribe of Endless Hunting and StarClan member
Stormfur:[35] Living (As of Sign of the Moon)
Pine That Clings to Rock:[36] Living (As of Sign of the Moon)
Lark That Sings at Dawn:[36] Living (As of Sign of the Moon)
Fernsong:[37] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)
Hollytuft:[37] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)
Sorrelstripe:[37] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)
Swiftbreeze:[38] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Patchpelt:[39] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Redtail:[40] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Leopardfoot:[39] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Spottedleaf:[40] Deceased, No Residence
Willowpelt:[40] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Longtail:[41] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Graystripe:[42] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)
Darkstripe:[43] Deceased, Verified Place of No Stars member
Tigerstar:[44] Deceased, No Residence
Mistkit:[44] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Nightkit:[44] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Sandstorm:[42] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Bumblestripe:[45] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)
Bramblestar:[46] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)
Hawkfrost:[47] Deceased, No Residence
Tadpole:[47] Deceased, Residence Unknown
Blossomfall:[45] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)
Briarlight:[45] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)
Tawnypelt:[46] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)
Mothwing:[47] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)
Leafpool:[48] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)
Squirrelflight:[48] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)
Lionblaze:[49] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)
Jayfeather:[49] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)
Tigerstar:[50] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)
Flametail:[50] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Hollyleaf:[49] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Dawnpelt:[50] Deceased, Verified StarClan member
Lightkit:[51] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)
Pouncekit:[51] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)
Shadowkit:[51] Living (As of Tigerheart's Shadow)


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    = Gender Unknown


"Look at meeeeee!"
—Mosskit to Smallear as she tumbles around in the ThunderClan nursery Bluestar's Prophecy, page 469

"Can we go home now? It's cold and I'm tired."
—Mosskit complaining to Bluefur Bluestar's Prophecy, page 480

"With this life I give you trust. Believe in your Clan and in yourself. Never doubt that you know the right path to take."
—Mosskit to Bluefur as she gives her her seventh life Bluestar's Prophecy, page 502

References and Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 Revealed in Bluestar's Prophecy, page 499
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Revealed in Bluestar's Prophecy, page 466
  3. Revealed in Spottedleaf's Heart, chapter 10
  4. 4.0 4.1 Revealed in Bluestar's Prophecy, page 483
  5. Revealed in Spottedleaf's Heart, chapter 9
  6. Revealed in Bluestar's Prophecy, page 467
  7. Revealed in Bluestar's Prophecy, page 500
  8. Information from Vicky's Facebook
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 Revealed in Bluestar's Prophecy, page 465
  10. Revealed in Forest of Secrets, page 234
  11. Revealed in The Last Hope, page 213
  12. Revealed in Secrets of the Clans, page 78
  13. Revealed in Bluestar's Prophecy, page 460
  14. Revealed in Bluestar's Prophecy, page 502
  15. Revealed in Crookedstar's Promise, allegiances
  16. Revealed in Bluestar's Prophecy, pages 18-19
  17. Revealed in Crookedstar's Promise, page 8
  18. Revealed in Goosefeather's Curse, chapter 1
  19. Revealed in Goosefeather's Curse, page Chapter 4
  20. Revealed in Mapleshade's Vengeance, chapter 8
  21. Revealed in Crookedstar's Promise, page 480
  22. Revealed in Secrets of the Clans, page 73
  23. Revealed in Goosefeather's Curse, page Chapter 3
  24. Revealed on A letter
  25. Revealed on A letter
  26. Revealed on A letter
  27. Revealed to be a in Erin Hunter Chat 6, undefined
  28. 28.0 28.1 28.2 Revealed in Mistystar's Omen, chapter 3
  29. Revealed in Bluestar's Prophecy, page 326
  30. 30.0 30.1 30.2 Revealed in Rising Storm, page 120
  31. 31.0 31.1 31.2 31.3 Revealed in Sunset, page 27
  32. 32.0 32.1 Revealed in The Forgotten Warrior, page 146
  33. 33.0 33.1 Revealed in The Fourth Apprentice, page 299
  34. Revealed in Fire and Ice, page 155
  35. 35.0 35.1 Revealed in Forest of Secrets, page 221
  36. 36.0 36.1 Revealed in Sign of the Moon, page 2
  37. 37.0 37.1 37.2 Revealed in Bramblestar's Storm, page 478
  38. Revealed in Goosefeather's Curse, page 37
  39. 39.0 39.1 Revealed in Bluestar's Prophecy, page 8
  40. 40.0 40.1 40.2 Revealed in Bluestar's Prophecy, page 362
  41. Revealed on Vicky's Facebook page
  42. 42.0 42.1 Revealed on Vicky's Facebook page
  43. Revealed on Vicky's Facebook page
  44. 44.0 44.1 44.2 Revealed in Bluestar's Prophecy, page 266
  45. 45.0 45.1 45.2 Revealed in Eclipse, page 158
  46. 46.0 46.1 Revealed in Rising Storm, pages 19-20
  47. 47.0 47.1 47.2 Revealed in Return to the Clans, pages 2-3
  48. 48.0 48.1 Revealed in Firestar's Quest, page 509
  49. 49.0 49.1 49.2 Revealed in Sunrise, page 305
  50. 50.0 50.1 50.2 Revealed in Dark River, pages 20-21
  51. 51.0 51.1 51.2 Revealed in Tigerheart's Shadow, chapter 18

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