American Mink

American Mink
Classification(s) : Predator, Prey
Cat Name : Mink
Common Name : American Mink
Scientific Name : Mutela vison
Other Name(s) :
Physical Description :

This large weasel-like animal is deep mahogany brown with a very dense, waterproof coat.

Physical Statistics :

MalesWeight: 19-44oz (55-1250g)
FemalesWeight: 19-35oz (550-1000g)

Behavior :

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.

Hunting Tactic :
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.