“Sweet” means nothing to Cat

Genetic studies conclude that cats cannot sense “sweetness”. Not only cat actually, but also most of its family such as tiger, lion,¬†and¬†cheetah. They are unable to recognize sweet taste; although “attractive” and “tasting” ability are used for¬†mammals¬†to detect calories. Researchers looked into the genetic of cat family and found that¬†they lack the¬†247¬†pairs of genetics¬†called¬†Tas1r2¬†gene,¬†which¬†encodes¬†T1R2,¬†one¬†of¬†two¬†protein subunits¬†that¬†make […]