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Re: What a week! (I'm baaaack!)


And off course my blue tabby, calico dilute w/ the tortie back looks good w/
just about any color so she can crash anywhere and look great!! LOL

On 10/4/05, Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSR <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
wrote:
>
> Current thinking says that cats cannot taste sweet.
> http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2005/07/050725065702.htm
>
> Maybe they like the texture, or fat, or maybe just the idea that you'll
> share food with them when they eat sugary stuff. We used to have a stray
> cat
> hanging around the back that would creep into my garden and eat the ripe
> cantaloupe. I tried putting out a basin of water but it didn't work.
>
> Cyndi
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf
> Of Aplfgcnys@aol.com
> Sent: Tuesday, October 04, 2005 7:44 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] What a week! (I'm baaaack!)
>
> In a message dated 10/03/2005 11:12:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> cathy.c@insightbb.com writes:
> I read that cats are unable to taste "sweet", which is one
> explanation for why they are carnivores.
> I somehow doubt that. One of my cats loves the cookies my DH gives himself
> at night. She hears him open the package and comes running. Climbs right
> up
> into his face and tries to snatch the cooky. He will crumble bits of it
> for
> her and
> she eats them up eagerly. If another of the cats shows an interest, she
> defends
> her property. Of course they say cats are color-blind, and I don't believe
> that
> either. All of them are artists at positioning themselves on the most
> attractive
> background color - the blacks always choose red if that's an option. The
> white
> one likes blue better. The tortie will always settle on a pillow with gold
> and
> beige tones that set her subtle coloring off to perfection. The others
> never
>
> choose
> that particular pillow.
> Auralie
>
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