You can have as many characters as you want.
This is different from normal warriors in two ways. There are two deputies. When the leader dies, the clan votes on which deputy will lead. The leader (Current: @Lele23_) Chooses both deputies.
Also, it is possible for there to be two leaders, the leader, and the leader's mate, but only the original leader gets nine lives.
Medicine Cats: Torrentdapple,
A peach colored tom with a yellow stripe on his back, male.
A grey she-cat with scars on her muzzle and her front leg, golden color-eyes
An orange she-cat with darker orange stripes and green eyes
Deaf white tom with black spots
Orange she-cat with white paws and markings, secretly pregnant
Orange tom with blue eyes and crimson stripes
Strangely dark purple she-cat with soft, pale blue eyes
Hazel-colored she-cat with blasting cerulean eyes