|Classification(s) :||Predator, Prey|
|Cat Name :||Weasel|
|Common Name :||Long-tailed Weasel|
|Scientific Name :||Mustela frenata|
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|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 :||
Males – Weight: 5.5-9oz (160-250g)
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).