i created a little clan of cats that live on a large island near the bahamas during like,, 1720-ish. the clan dynamics are the same (leader, med cat, deputy etc.) but the naming system is different?? instead of having a prefix or a suffix, they only have one name, like sand, shell, or turtle. anyways the leader of this clan is named cove and one day a group of cats who were aboard a pirate ship (they worked on keeping rats away from the food and stuff) try to take over the clan and cove (1/2)
finds himself falling in love with one of the pirate cats, edward (i named him after edward teach, aka Blackbeard) and cove ends up abandoning his position as leader to run away with edward and board another pirate ship so that they can live happily ever after. gay pirate cats. ;)) (2/2)
Fun fact tho, a lot of pirates actually were gay! They’d run away from home and as long as your pulled your weight on the ship no one cared who you loved.
Also “matey” comes from some french word and was used between pirates who were close to each other, it basically meant ‘husband’.