Long-tailed Weasel

Long-tailed Weasel
Classification(s) : Predator, Prey
Cat Name : Weasel
Common Name : Long-tailed Weasel
Scientific Name : Mustela frenata
Other Name(s) :
Physical Description :

A dense-coated weasel species with a brown summer coat with tan belly and a winter coat of snow-white fur with a black tipped tail.

Physical Statistics :

MalesWeight: 5.5-9oz (160-250g)
FemalesWeight: 3-9oz (80-250g)

Behavior :

A voracious predator that forages all hours of the day.

Social Organization :

Solitary, save for the July-August breeding season.

Approval Level : None; No special approval is needed.
Kill Difficulty : Moderate;

Long-tailed Weasel 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 are likely targets for a creature who must eat nearly a third of its body weight each day. They are, however, hunted by cats during pressing times (the flesh is stringy and musk-laden).