|Cat Name :||Squirrel|
|Common Name :||Red Squirrel|
|Scientific Name :||Tamiasciurus hudsonicus|
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|Physical Description :||
A large bodied rodent with powerful hind legs, a pair of pointed ears, and a thick tail of notable fluffiness. Their pelts are a rusty brown that appears reddest in the summer when their coats are short. The grand majority of them have white or cream colored bellies.
|Physical Statistics :||
Length: 11 – 14 Inches (28 – 35 Centimeters)
Most adult red squirrels have learned to avoid cats and spend little time unnecessarily on the ground. Young red squirrels, without established territories, will spend more time exposing themselves as they work to gather food and establish territories of their own.
|Social Organization :||
Solitary (with Exceptions);
|Approval Level :||None; Squirrels are common and typically available for hunting.|
|Kill Difficulty :||Moderate;
Squirrels possess sharp teeth and will use them when cornered.
|Training Level :||Advanced;
Squirrels are very quick, extremely alert, and perfectly willing to raise a cry that can send all prey into hiding for hours afterwards.
|Hunting Tactic :||Tree Rodents|
|Food Quality :||High; Squirrels yield a rich, flavorful flesh that reflects their nut and seed based, protien heavy diets.|