Why Do Cats like Earwax?


Cats like earwax because of the scent of animal proteins and the fatty acids found in earwax. Cats do not have a sense of taste like humans so they don't find it bitter or sour. They have a very good sense of smell that helps them smell the protein in the earwax.
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