Eastern Chipmunk

Eastern Chipmunk
Classification(s) : Prey
Cat Name : Chipmunk
Common Name : Eastern Chipmunk
Scientific Name : Tamias striatus
Other Name(s) :
Physical Description :

A small ruddy-furred creature of the rodent persuasion with a contrasted row of stripes running the length of it’s back in dark and light brown. They also have a lighter furred underside and small stripes on the face.

Physical Statistics :

Length: 8 – 11 Inches (215 – 285 Millimeters)
Weight: 3 – 5 Ounces (60 – 150 Grams)

Behavior :

Chipmunks are alert and agile animals who keep watch by standing on high ground like rocks or stumps near their burrows. They vanish for all but the warmest days of the winter season.

Social Organization :

Except to mate they are loners, guarding territory from one another in small battles.

Approval Level : None; Chipmunks are a common creature in the cats' territory.
Kill Difficulty : Low;

While in possession of sharp teeth, few Chipmunks pose more than a passing challenge as a hunt.

Training Level : General;

While alert, they are easily distracted by the various activities of their day to day lives and any trained warrior should be equipped to hunt them.

Hunting Tactic : Ground Rodents
Food Quality : High; These nut feeders posses rich, flavorful flesh.