I Hate You – Now Feed Me…

Those were the words – white on a black background – on a poster I saw on the Toronto Metro some years ago.
It turned out that it was supposedly a cat talking to its owner. I was reminded of that when I read today that cats are unable to taste sweet things – they have a defect in one of the genes that codes for part of the sweet taste receptor.

About Geoff Coupe

I'm a British citizen, although I have lived and worked in the Netherlands since 1983. I came here on a three year assignment, but fell in love with the country, and one Dutchman in particular, and so have stayed here ever since. On the 13th December 2006 I also became a Dutch citizen.
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