|Cat Name :||Vole|
|Common Name :||Meadow Vole|
|Scientific Name :||Microtus Pennsylvanicus|
|Other Name(s) :||Field Mouse|
|Physical Description :||
Meadow voles are small round bodied rodents that have fur ranging from grey to brown with a lighter underbelly. They also have short tails.
|Physical Statistics :||
Length: 5.5-7.7 in (140-195 mm)
Meadow voles live in meadows and fields, feeding on the plants and seeds found there. Voles are almost always present, though they have a boom-bust styled life-cycle that leads to population densities that vary over the course of a 3-5 year cycle.
|Social Organization :||
Voles generally live very close together, though not in colonies. This density is particularaly apparent during boom periods of the population cycle.
|Approval Level :||None; Voles are very common and as such do not require approval.|
|Kill Difficulty :||Low;
Voles are small and have no aggressive defense mechanisms, as their very small teeth and claws would not do much damage on a cat.
|Training Level :||General;
Voles are sensitive to vibration but otherwise easy to hunt.
|Hunting Tactic :||Land Rodents|
|Food Quality :||Medium; Voles generally provide a good food quality, however as they are quite small they aren't very filling.|