Which pets lack a sweet taste receptor?

dogs
cats
hamsters
house rabbits
Domestic cats are neither at­tract­ed to, nor show avoid­ance of the taste of sweet car­bo­hy­drates and high­-in­ten­si­ty sweet­en­er­s. Record­ings from cat taste nerve fibers demon­strate re­spons­es to salty, sour, and bitter stimuli, but show no response to sugars. Other than that, the sense of taste in cats appears similar to that of other mammals.

Answers distribution

dogs
cats
hamsters
house rabbits
answers
flagSweden
0%
100%
0%
0%
10
flagBelgium
8%
75%
8%
8%
12
flagAustria
0%
72%
9%
18%
11
flagIndia
2%
71%
13%
10%
38
flagPoland
8%
69%
12%
7%
11202
flagthe United Kingdom
11%
69%
11%
6%
215
flagUnknown
9%
68%
14%
7%
41
flagthe Philippines
0%
66%
16%
16%
12
flagthe United States
9%
65%
10%
12%
213
flagCanada
7%
65%
15%
11%
26
flagGermany
9%
59%
10%
19%
131
flagItaly
14%
57%
19%
9%
21
flagthe Netherlands
9%
54%
21%
15%
33
flagRepublic of Ireland
12%
54%
25%
8%
24
flagFrance
15%
53%
19%
7%
26
flagNorway
27%
50%
13%
9%
22
flagSpain
35%
50%
7%
7%
14
flagUkraine
16%
41%
25%
16%
12

Gender

men68%
women70%
dogs
12%
9%
cats
68%
70%
hamsters
11%
12%
house rabbits
8%
7%

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