|Classification(s) :||Predator, Prey|
|Cat Name :||Mink|
|Common Name :||American Mink|
|Scientific Name :||Mutela vison|
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|Physical Description :||
This large weasel-like animal is deep mahogany brown with a very dense, waterproof coat.
|Physical Statistics :||
Males – Weight: 19-44oz (55-1250g)
The mink is nocturnal, and semi-aquatic. This means the creature is typically only seen at night near the homes of the cats, and then only near the territories with wetter areas.
|Social Organization :||
Solitary; Males and females come together only for breeding.
|Approval Level :||Admin; Mink are rare, and that rarity must be maintained in RP.|
|Kill Difficulty :||Moderate;
American Mink are small, but quick and ready to fight to defend themselves.
|Training Level :||Advanced;
While easy enough to hunt with standard techniques the danger and agression in facing them to make experience extremely important in effectively hunting them.
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|Food Quality :||Medium; While foul tasting and musky, the flesh of this predator is able to sustain cats.|
|Danger Level :||Low (Kits are vulnerable);
Kits playing near water are a likely target for the Mink. In only the most desperate time will a cat bother catch a mink, for they are foul and musky in flavor with an oily aftertaste.