The sense of taste of cats

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Here's how cats perceive tastes and what they prefer:

Sweet while perceiving it, the cat does not react to this taste, it even seems to reject it.

Bitter This feline is very sensitive to the perception of bitterness, which is why it often avoids toxic substances, which often have a bitter taste.

Acid is definitely the taste that cats prefer.

Salty is a complex perception and it is not yet known how much the cat can perceive it

Umami taste discovered by a Japanese researcher (umami means tasty), highlights the ability of the cat (like man) to react to the taste of glutamate, this allows to recognize some molecules such as glutamate , guanosine and inosine, present in nature in countless foods rich in proteins and precious in the cat's diet.

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