Eastern Cottontail

Eastern Cottontail
Classification(s) : Prey
Cat Name : Rabbit
Common Name : Eastern Cottontail
Scientific Name : Sylvilagus floridanus
Other Name(s) :
Physical Description :

A squat, round bodied animal with large hind feet, long ears and a fluffy white tail. The fur runs the gamut from rusty to grayish brown, all with a white underside.

Physical Statistics :

Length: 15 – 19 Inches (39 – 48 Centimeters)
Weight: 2 – 3.5 Pounds (0.5 – 1.5 Kilograms)

Behavior :

Easily frightened and not much of a fighter, the cottonttail is a docile creature that is made a challenge to hunt only by its speed (which is surpassed only by the hare) and agility. They feed on grasses and flowers all while keeping a sharp watch for predators.

Social Organization :

Solitary; Cottontails come together only for the fall mating season.

Approval Level : None; Rabbits are common in all of the clan territories (most notably WindClan) and in accordance needs no approval.
Kill Difficulty : Moderate;

While not possessing any weapons, they do have a firm kick that couples well with their sizable bodies.

Training Level : Specialty - Chase;

Due to their speed and size, it does take a certain amount of careful training for a warrior to be well prepared to take down a rabbit.

Hunting Tactic : Rabbits and Hares
Food Quality : High; Succulent and juicy in addition to rich and healthful