The [i] sound is very close to [i:], but it's not quite as forward and the mouth is not quite as closed. Ih. And the part of my tongue that touches the roof of my mouth is acutally the back part of my tongue touching the back part of the roof of my mouth. Ih, ih. And as you can see, the jaw hangs just a little bit, and the lips come out just a little bit. If I didn't widen them here it would look like this: ih. Ih, ih, ih.
The women missed the little cat.