Loonpaw cheered as loud as she could for Rainclaw, her voice cracking a squeaking above the other cat's congratulations. The startled look from the new warrior and their mother told her she had succeeded in being the loudest. It was late afternoon and Their mother had just returned from the Moon pass to receive her nine lives and looked as tired as Loonpaw felt. This was the time of day right after training when she passed out and slept until sunset. But that was impossible now, Aspenstar had just dipped her head to Rainclaw and the crowd rushed forward to wish Rainclaw luck and Loonpaw wanted to be the first up. The cats in front were too tall for Loonpaw to see over and her broad shoulders prevented her from squeezing through. She has pushed aside as another cat managed to shove through and sent the group moving backward and Loonpaw ended up flat on her butt glaring at the backs of all the cats taller than her.
A gentle push from behind set Loonpaw back on all four legs a