Winded is a play by post non-cannon warrior cat roleplay. Feel free to check out the rules before joining and then make yourself at home! Here we use a site-wide plot but feel free to have your own mini-plots if you wish. We are brand new and would greatly appreciate affiliates and members so if you know someone who may enjoy Winded, send them our way! Have fun, and enjoy!
08.12.18 We've started our first advertising contest today, so let the posting commence! There will be winners, but don't get discouraged! Everyone wins a little something!
08.02.18 If you haven't noticed, we now have a site shop! Shop prices and ways to earn stones is still being tweaked, however your input would be greatly appreciated! You can find the sticky post with the poll included under the news and updates section!
07.31.18 Winded has already grown so much (to me anyways!) and I am so proud of everyone here! If we can keep this site wide member growth up, staff positions SHOULD be open soon, I'll probably end up adding an actual board for lengthy news updates so keep an eye out for possible staff positions!
07.31.18 Greetings! Welcome to the grand opening of Winded! We're so glad you're here! If there's anything we've missed please let a staff member know!
These are some of the lore-friendly phrases the Clan cats use. Feel free to use this as a reference when writing:
► As easy as swallowing a minnow: A phrase used to indicate easiness of the task.
► Bees in your brain: An exclamation meaning confusion or a cat not making sense. (i.e., You've got bees in your brain!)
► Buzzardfood: Alternative of crowfood.
► Chickfeed: Alternative of crowfood.
► Crowfood: A (harsh) insult comparing the recipient to rotting prey animals (as in I'll turn you into crowfood!), or suggesting that they eat it (as in crowfood-eater).
► (You're) crazier than a fox in a fit!: An insult used when a cat (or cats) are acting crazy. Another variation uses "madder" instead of "crazier."
► Doesn't matter a whisker/Doesn't catch so much as a whisker: An exclamation meaning the cat does not care, (i.e. it didn't matter a whisker that she didn't share their beliefs) similar to I don't give a mouse tail. Or saying that a patrol didn't catch anything.
► Door-mouse: An expression or exclamation used against a cat who sleeps a lot.
► Drypaw: A cat that dislikes getting wet, usually used in water-based Clans.
► Dungface: A harsh insult.
► Like (insert LionClan/LeopardClan/TigerClan): An expression stating that a cat does something very fiercely or well.
► Flea-brain: A (friendly, yet harsh) insult. Severity of the insult is almost always decided by tone.
► Fishface, fishfur or fish-breath: An insult used against water-based Clan warriors.
► Fox-dung: A (harsh) insult comparing the recipient to fox feces. Also used as an exclamation. (as in That's fox-dung!)
► Frog-dung: Same as fox-dung, except it's often used in water-based Clans.
► Fox-hearted: An insult meaning cruel, cold-hearted, or evil (as in fox-hearted Twolegs).
► Furball: A (friendly, yet harsh) insult. Severity of the insult is almost always decided by tone.
► Fuzz-brain: A (friendly, but harsh) insult. Severity of the insult is almost always decided by tone.
► Great StarClan!: An exclamation used to signify extreme surprise or anger. Similar to Oh my god! in usage and to the fact that they both have mention of a higher force.
► Hare-dung: Used as an exclamation, similar to "mouse-dung". Somewhat like "Darn it!"
► When hedgehogs fly: An exclamation style statement that shows disbelief that a certain event will likely occur (as in That will happen when hedgehogs fly), used in many variations. Somewhat like the human phrase, When pigs fly!
► How in Silverpelt?: An exclamation used meaning "How in the world?"
► I don't give a mouse tail/They wouldn't give a mouse tail: An exclamation meaning that the cat does not care. Another variation is I would ____ for a couple of mouse tails meaning that they are willing to do the inserted action for no real reward. Can also mean that a cat would be stingy enough not to share a mouse tail.
► I'd have shredded you into mousedust!: To gravely injure, rip to shreds. Similar to mousemeat.
► Make dirt: To use the bathroom, or the dirtplace in warrior terms.
► May StarClan light your path/Banish all the fleas from your nest: A friendly term used to tell others they wish them well.
► May the Sun warm your back and the fish leap into your paws: A blessing used in water-related used to wish good dreams or, in some instances, to say farewell to a dead cat.
► May you find good hunting, swift running, and shelter when you sleep: An ancient farewell used by all the Clans, to say goodbye to loved ones on their way to StarClan.
► Minnow-brain: An insult that is friendly but harsh.
► Mouse-brain: A (friendly yet harsh) insult. Severity of the insult is almost always decided by tone.
► Mouse-dung: A (somewhat harsh) insult comparing the recipient to mouse feces. Also used as an exclamation (as in Mousedung! That can't be right!). Somewhat like "Darn it!"
► Mouse-hearted: An insult that describes one who is cowardly.
► Mousefodder: An insult describing that the cat is worthless or a kittypet.
► Once a kittypet, always a kittypet!: A harsh phrase used to describe a cat with kittypet roots.
► (Only) StarClan knows (what): Sometimes used to answer a question that is impossible to answer. Similar to "Only god knows what," "Only god knows," and "god knows."
► Pain in the tail: An insult meaning a cat is irritating or lazy.
► Scaredy-mouse!: A similar expression to scaredy-cat, but in cat terms.
► Scaredy-sparrow: An expression also similar to scaredy-cat, in cat terms.
► Snake-hearted: Similar to the term "fox-hearted."
► Snake-tongued: An insult meaning cold or unfair; similar to "fox-hearted" or "snake-hearted".
► Sorry catches no prey or Sorry fills no bellies: Means cats can be sorry, but that will not change the past.
► StarClan's kits!: An exclamation of surprise or disbelief. Sometimes used as an exclamation if a cat is hurt.
► Tabbies don't change their stripes: means that a cat doesn't change their nature. Equivalent to "a leopard can't change his spots."
► What in StarClan's name?: A exclamation similar to "What on earth?" or "What in the world?"
► That's a load of badger droppings: A harsh exclamation saying that something is nonsense.
► Thistles and thorns: Used to describe bad luck (as in: Thistles and thorns! I blew it!); similar to "Darn it" or "mouse-dung."
► You fight/hunt like a kittypet!: An expression used to insult or tease a cat who fights/hunts poorly.
► Who made dirt in his/her fresh kill?: A phrase to describe a cranky or suddenly moody cat.
► Would've made mousemeat out of you!: To badly injure, rip to shreds. Similar to mousedust.
► Who ruffled their fur?: A similar way of saying "who got under their skin?" but in cat terms.