I've read that cats can't taste sweet however I have a Maine Coon that seems to love sweets. He loves red licorice and sneeks up to steal candy corn out of your hands at Christmas time. Sweets seem to be his favorite things. I'm sure it's not that good for him but he sneeks up and takes sweets anyway.
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This particular cat would rather have sweets, crackers, chips or cookies rather than have is regular cat food.
One of our cats used to like to lick the Clorox bleach bottle so we had to hide it from him.
Cats can do some strange things sometimes!
On the other side of things, my daughter's cat (used to only cat food and a very few other items) doesn't really know what to do with some fish or poultry that hasn't been "turned into cat food consistency" for her. :) She just won't eat them.
Sounds like yours has a sweet tooth also. My cat just enjoyed a little banana pudding this morning.
You gave me a good laugh. Thanks!
That doesn't explain my cat addiction to sweets. He likes anything sweet. I have six cats all together but this is the first cat I've ever seen that really wants sweets.
So far, cats are alone among mammals in lacking the sweet gene; even close relatives among the meat-eaters like hyenas and mongooses have it. And cats may lack other components of the ability to enjoy (and digest) sugars, such as glucokinase in their