Cats are considered to be one of the most sought after pet throughout many countries around the world. However, even today, there are a lot of things that many people don’t know or understand about the popular feline pet. Cats tend to have a love-hate with their human companion. Sometimes your pet cat will love to be around you, other times it will bite or claw you. But there is a lot more to the feline animal than many people know.
Most people seem to believe Asian countries eat a lot of dogs in their diet. However, nearly four million felines are eaten every single year throughout Asia. If you ever visit any country in the region – and don’t feel like eating cat – make sure you ask what’s in your meal if you don’t know.
Cats, unlike dogs, do not have a sweet tooth within their mouth. Scientists have explored why this has happened and have come to the conclusion that cats have a mutation within a key taste receptor that has removed the sugary cravings.