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Opinion by Rennerocks posted over a year ago
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"Let all cats old enough to catch their own prey join underneath the **highrock** for a clan meeting"


Appointing a Deputy:
Leader: "I say these words before the body of **previous deputy**, so that his/her spirit may hear and approve my choice. **new deputy** will be the new deputy of **Clan name**."


Making Apprentices:
Leader: "By naming apprentices, we show that **Clan name** will survive and remain strong."
Leader: " From this moment on, until he/she has earned his/her Warrior Name, this Apprentice will be known as **kit name+paw**."
Leader: " **Mentor's name**, you are now ready to take on an apprentice. You will be mentor to **Apprentice's name**. ** Mentor's name**, you have shown yourself to be a warrior of ** Virtue #1 ** and ** Virtue #2 **. I'm sure you will pass on all you know to this apprentice."


New Mentor Ceremony
Leader: " I call upon my warrior ancestors to give this apprentice a new mentor. **Apprentice name**, you have lost your first mentor, so your new mentor will be **new mentor's name** "


Making Warriors:
Leader: **Mentors name**, are you satisfied that this apprentice is ready to become a warrior?"

Mentor: "Yes, she/he is ready"

Leader: "I (**Leader name**, leader of **clan name**) call upon my warrior ancestors to look down upon this apprentice. He/she has trained hard to understand the ways of your noble code, and I commend him/her to you as a warrior in his/her turn."
Leader: " **Apprentice name**, do you promise to uphold the warrior code and defend this clan, even at the cost of your life?"
Apprentice: " I do "
Leader: " Then by the powers of Starclan I give you your warrior name. **Apprentice name**, from now on, you will be known as ** Warrior name**. ** Clan name** welcomes you as a full warrior."


Warriors to Elders:
Leader: " **Warrior name**, is it your wish to give up the name of warrior and go to join the elders?
New elder: 'it is'
Leader: " Your clan honors you and all the service you have given us. I call upon Starclan to give you many seasons of rest."


New Name:
Leader: "I call upon my warrior ancestors to take away the name of this cat. For it now longer stands for who she/he is. **Cat name**, from now on, you shall be known as **new name**.


Medicine Cat Apprentice:
Medicine Cat: **Apprentice name**, is it your wish to enter into the mysteries of StarClan as a medicine cat?
Medicine Cat Apprentice: It is.
Medicine Cat: Then come forward
*Apprentice obliges*
Medicine Cat: Warriors of StarClan, I present to you this apprentice. She/he has chosen the path of a medicine cat. Grant her/him your wisdom and insight so that she/he may understand your ways and heal her/his Clan in accordance with your will. Now lay down next to the stone.


Medicine Cat:
Medicine Cat: I, **Med. cat **, medicine cat of **Clan name**, call upon my warrior ancestors to look down on this apprentice. She/he has trained hard to understand the way of a medicine cat, and with your help, she/he will serve his/her Clan for many moons. **Apprentice name**, do you promise to uphold the way of a medicine cat, to stand apart from rivalry between Clan and Clan, and to protect all cats equally, even at the cost of your life?
Medicine Cat Apprentice: I do.
Medicine Cat: Then, by the powers of StarClan, I give you your true name as a medicine cat. **Apprentice name**, from this moment you shall be known as **New med. cat name**. StarClan honors your knowledge and certainty, and we welcome you as a full medicine cat of **Clan**.

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