Cat is not ferocious like the tigers. But still it is considered to be the member of Tiger’s family by some people. This is simply because of its extra behavioral outlook. Tigers have very good senses. Visual, olfactory and gustatory. The three senses helps tiger to hunt its prey. Cats do not eat human flesh. But it definitely eats fleshes of small pests. So, the nature of its behavioral outlook makes it to fall cats under the tigers’ family.
What are the three major senses?
In comparison to human beings the other mammals have better senses. The three major senses that helps cat to hunt its prey are Visual sense, olfactory sense and the gustatory sense. These three senses together combine to give an extraordinary outlook of senses to the carnivores.
Visual effect – like most of the mammals apart from human the cats too have great visual sense. Though they are not good in detecting colors but they have sharp sense of sight. They can observe things from distance. They are good in the nights. Their eyes blaze in darkness. They can even see things properly in dark. So, at night they don’t need light for finding things.
Olfactory effect – the smelling senses of the cats are very strong. They smell their prey from distance. At make they ready for the hunt. Before intake of foods they smell the dish and they only start eating. This helps them to avoid any kind of unwanted dishes.
Gustatory effect - the senses related to taste is also strong for this carnivore. They don’t intake food that does not suit their taste. Their taste is so high that they even steal foods for satisfaction.