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The Adventures of Iancat is a fanfiction by Dirk Jake Shipper on Tumblr, featuring the Big Brother winner Ian Terry as a cat, going on crazy adventures. It is currently in progress, but is to be completed soon. It includes a purple cat from the past, an Animalized version of Dan Gheesling, a mouse who drinks beer, and a crazy psychotic pervert wolf. Yeah, TOTALLY for kids.The Fanfic is based off of The Adventures of Ian, by All Things Ian Terry.



  • Losing Your Head: Brendancat, nearly.
  • Time Travel: How Yukicat came to the forest, and what Iancat does later.
  • Back from the Dead: zombie!Rachelcat in the sequel
  • Big Bad: Kyowolf and the canines.
  • Adaptational Villainy: Karfox. His troll/original form is a main character and one of the good guys, but in this one, he's an evil fox.
  • Animals Hate Him: Kyowolf. The whole forest despises him.
  • Blood-Splattered Innocents: Papu the leopard cub in one scene. Poor Papu.
  • Genki Girl: Yukicat. And Rachelcat before she DIES
  • Ho Yay: Dancat and Iancat
    • To a lesser extent, Les Yay between Yukicat and Nepetacat in the intermission
  • What Do You Mean, It's Not for Kids?: It contains cute cuddly talking animals, an adorable leopard cub, and a funny mouse. Well, this fanfiction contains gore, use of drugs, implied sex, a homosexual relationship between Dancat and Iancat They kiss in the last chapter, and swearing. YEP, OK FOR KIDS TO READ!
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  • Kill the Cutie: Papu is murdered by Georgedog at the beginning of the sequel, and Meghan dies in an explosion.
  • Cats Are Mean: Zeni the husky pup cries out that those mean cats hurt her, and then starts barking about killing them.
  • Cowardly Lion: Boogiecat claims to be all brave, but attempts to climb up a tree during the canine VS feline battle.
  • Ax-Crazy: zombie!Rachelcat in the sequel. Also, Gamzeecat.
  • Big "NO!": in the final story when Iancat dies, Yukicat does this
  • Butt-Monkey: Britneycat in chapter 6. Everything that's bad happens to her.
Britneycat: *gets hit in the head by Dan holding a battle ax* everyone: *holding in laughs*
  • Catchphrase: Dancat's famous "Well fuck me backwards with a treebranch" in chapters 6, 7, 8, and 10.
  • Dead Pan Snarker: Iancat in EVERY. SINGLE. CHAPTER.
  • Evil Albino: Kyowolf.
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  • Friend to All Living Things: Iancat is this to every single animal in the forest.
  • Intelligent Gerbil: Lil Dan.
  • Jerkass: Kyowolf to every character in the story.
  • Kid-Appeal Character: Papu is supposed to be this, as for Meghan and the rest of the toons.
  • Man Hug: Dancat and Iancat do this in chapter 7.
  • Pet the Dog: Georgedog hugs Boogiecat and pets him. But then in a case of Bait the Dog, he snaps his ear off.
  • Put on a Bus: Nickcat in the second story.
  • Shoot the Dog: Literally, Lil Dan does this with a beer bottle to Goldtooth.
  • End of the World as We Know It: Kyowolf almost causes it
  • Executive Meddling: The Author of the original fic helps the author of this fic write it.
  • Fan Nickname: Dancat and Lil Dan are known as Big Motherfucker and Little Motherfucker respectively, by the author of the original Adventures of Ian.
    • Fans of it call Nickcat the 'Kyubey of TAOIC'.
  • Faux Symbolism: Anytime Kankrifox speaks. Nothing he says is ever serious.
  • Five-Man Band: Yukicat, Dancat, Iancat, Equiuscat, and Nepetacat after the intermission
  • Freudian Excuse: Kyo is evil because he dislikes cats.
  • Getting Crap Past the Radar: The whole fic is this.
  • Gilligan Cut: Yukicat: I don't have feelings for Nepetacat! I'd never date her! -cut- *is making out with Nepetacat*
    • Dancat says Iancat is not his boyfriend, but then a minute later, they're kisisng.
  • Incredibly Lame Pun: Dancat: *staring at corpse of Vriskacat* That's a CAT-tastrophe! Everyone: DANCAT!
  • Large Ham: Everyone in the story.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Lil Dan and Blackie the Bat.
    • Blackie even considers burning down the city to stop the humans in the 6th one.
  • Angry Guard Dog: Georgedog when he gets possessed.
  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: Lil Dan, Iancat, Dancat, Kyowolf, Blackie and mostly everyone.
  • Talking Animal: Everyone in the whole story.
  • Love Interests: Iancat with Yukicat, Dancat, and Johncat.
    • Dancat with Yukicat, Iancat, Davecat, and Dirkcat.
      • Yukicat with every male character, and some females.
  • Love Triangle: Dancat/Yukicat/Iancat/Dancat it's sort of a square involving the same three people.
  • Memetic Mutation: The derp face Yukicat makes in chapter 7 becomes part of the 'Ermagerd' meme.
    • The line uttered by Dancat and Iancat, "THIS IS GOODBYE!" Before they kiss in chapter 7 inspires a meme.
  • Rule of Cool: Anything Dancat does.
  • Shout-Out: All the Homestuck themed cats are this.
  • Ear Worm: All the songs in the movie version.
    • Especially 'The Juggalo Life' song that Gamzeecat performs in the movie.
  • Tear Jerker: Most of the stuff in the story.
  • Nightmare Fuel: Oh god, where do I begin? The deaths of everyone, the goriest being Jeffcat's death in the sequel.
    • A deleted scene in the movie version that involves Kyowolf skinning kittens.
      • The canines' masks in the broadway version.
  • Amplified Animal Aptitude: All of the characters.
  • Narm: The 'How Do I Live Sequence' in the sequel
  • The Woobie: Eridansquid. Especially after being outed by Feferisquid
  • Slap-Slap-Kiss: Equiuscat and Yukicat are this for a brief ameownt of time during the sequel
  • Those Two Guys: Equiuscat and Nepetacat
    • And Nickcat and Blackie come to be this.
  • Deranged Animation: Georgedog's eyes in the movie. Holy crap.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Bats are mostly viewed as evil these days. But Blackie the Bat is one of the main heroes!
  • Alpha Bitch: Raven, and Aaryncat at one point.
  • Cluster F-Bomb: Lil Dan.
  • Psychic Powers: Georgedog.
  • Yaoi Fangirl: The author says she's not a fan of Yaoi, but she ships more male ships then anything!
  • Bi the Way: Almost every single character is Bisexual.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: Georgedog can do this, because he turns into a rat and takes the form of a cat at one point.
  • Harmless Villain: Kyowolf kills only three cats.
    • Adverted with Georgedog. He kills like, 100 people!
  • Fat Bastard: Jeremyfox is this is in the intermissions.
    • In the Nickcat spin-off comic, he's a griffon, but still this trope.

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