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'''Ser Pounce''' is a pet kitten of King [[Tommen Baratheon|Tommen I]].<ref>[[A Feast for Crows]], [[A Feast for Crows-Appendix|Appendix]]</ref> He is one of the three black kittens ([[Boots (cat)|Boots]], [[Lady Whiskers (cat)|Lady Whiskers]] and Ser Pounce) [[Margaery Tyrell]] gives Tommen.{{ref|affc|24}}
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'''Ser Pounce''' is a pet kitten of King [[Tommen Baratheon|Tommen I]], and a [[knight]] anointed through grace of [[the Seven]] by the king himself.<ref>[[A Feast for Crows]], [[A Feast for Crows-Appendix|Appendix]]</ref> He is one of the three black kittens ([[Boots (cat)|Boots]], [[Lady Whiskers (cat)|Lady Whiskers]] and Ser Pounce) [[Margaery Tyrell]] gives Tommen.{{ref|affc|24}}  
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Some readers believe that Ser Pounce may be "The Puss That Was Promised," and others believe that he could be the [[warg]] of [[Eddard Stark]].  See also: [[Kitten theory]]
  
 
==Recent Events ==
 
==Recent Events ==
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===A Feast for Crows ===
 
===A Feast for Crows ===
  
[[Margaery Tyrell]] gives Tommen three black kittens.{{ref|affc|24}} [[Dorcas]] made Tommen a mouse from scraps of fur and tied it on a fishing pole. The kittens loved to chase it and Tommen liked nothing better than jerking it across the floor as the cats pounce on it.{{ref|affc|43}} Ser Pounce caught a mouse but [[Lady Whiskers (cat)|Lady Whiskers]] stole it from him. When Tommen tells this to [[Cersei]], she repies ''"Ser Pounce must learn to defend his right. In this world the weak are always the victims of the strong."''{{ref|affc|39}}
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A gift of [[Margaery Tyrell]], Ser Pounce is immediately put into the service of the king. Using a training device made by [[Dorcas]], King Tommen personally instructs Ser Pounce in the ways of battle.{{ref|affc|43}} The chivalry of Ser Pounce won the admiration of all when he allowed Lady Whiskers to make a meal of a mouse he had caught, though [[Cersei]] objected that ''"Ser Pounce must learn to defend his rights. In this world the weak are always the victims of the strong."''{{ref|affc|39}}
  
 
=== A Dance with Dragons ===
 
=== A Dance with Dragons ===
  
When King Tommen dines with his mother, after her return to the [[Red Keep]], and Ser [[Kevan Lannister]] he brings his kittens. At the diner he claims Ser Pounce hissed at the [[Balerion (cat)|bad cat]] that was at his window and scaring him away. After dinner the king and his kittens are escorted to the royal bedchamber by Ser [[Boros Blount]]{{ref|adwd|epilogue}}
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After his mother's return to the [[Red Keep]], King Tommen dines with her and Ser [[Kevan Lannister]]. At the dinner, Ser Pounce thwarts an assassination attempt on the king's life by the [[Balerion (cat)|dark cat Balerion]]. Due to the vigilance of Ser Pounce, the king managed to escape Balerion's attack unscathed, a feat unmatched by Joffrey's kingsguard.  Consequently, many fans have speculated that Ser Pounce may be given the white cloak.{{ref|adwd|epilogue}}
  
 
==References and Notes==
 
==References and Notes==

Revision as of 15:48, 2 April 2013

Ser Pounce
Tommen Baratheon TheMico.jpg
Tommen Baratheon and Ser Pounce

Allegiance Tommen Baratheon
Race Cat
Born In 300 AC, at the Red Keep
Book(s) A Feast for Crows
A Dance with Dragons


Ser Pounce is a pet kitten of King Tommen I, and a knight anointed through grace of the Seven by the king himself.[1] He is one of the three black kittens (Boots, Lady Whiskers and Ser Pounce) Margaery Tyrell gives Tommen.[2] Some readers believe that Ser Pounce may be "The Puss That Was Promised," and others believe that he could be the warg of Eddard Stark. See also: Kitten theory

Recent Events

A Feast for Crows

A gift of Margaery Tyrell, Ser Pounce is immediately put into the service of the king. Using a training device made by Dorcas, King Tommen personally instructs Ser Pounce in the ways of battle.[3] The chivalry of Ser Pounce won the admiration of all when he allowed Lady Whiskers to make a meal of a mouse he had caught, though Cersei objected that "Ser Pounce must learn to defend his rights. In this world the weak are always the victims of the strong."[4]

A Dance with Dragons

After his mother's return to the Red Keep, King Tommen dines with her and Ser Kevan Lannister. At the dinner, Ser Pounce thwarts an assassination attempt on the king's life by the dark cat Balerion. Due to the vigilance of Ser Pounce, the king managed to escape Balerion's attack unscathed, a feat unmatched by Joffrey's kingsguard. Consequently, many fans have speculated that Ser Pounce may be given the white cloak.[5]

References and Notes