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Can cats taste sweet?


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No. According to scientific American, cats lack the ability to taste sweets.

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According to a report on NPR, Cats and possibly other carnivores simply cannot taste things the way that most species do. ... Scientists have discovered that cats are on a lifelong Atkins diet. Not only do they not eat carbohydrates, they can't even taste sweet things.

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Cats only have 4000 tastebuds, compared to 9000 in humans, and cannot taste sweet.

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