Pygmy Shrew

Pygmy Shrew
Classification(s) : Prey
Cat Name : Shrew
Common Name : Pygmy Shrew
Scientific Name : Sorex hoyi
Other Name(s) :
Physical Description :

A very small, agile animal that can live in many environments.

Physical Statistics :

Length: 3 – 4 Inches (7 – 11 Centimeters)
Weight: .07 – .2 Ounces (2.1 – 7.3 grams)

Behavior :

Pygmy shrews are active during the day and at night. They eat small arthropods, worms, and plant matter.

Social Organization :

Pygmy shrews are mostly solitary, only coming together to mate in early summer and to raise young.

Approval Level : None; Pygmy shrews are common prey animals and unlikely to change the Clans' environment.
Kill Difficulty : Low;

All shrews are small and defenseless and can be killed in a single bite to the neck or quick shake.

Training Level : Advanced;

A simple stalk-and-pounce technique is all that is needed to hunt this shrew.

Hunting Tactic : Land Rodents
Food Quality : Medium; While shrew meat is decent in nutritional value, pygmy shrews are small, lean, and one will not provide a meal for a grown warrior.