How Long Does a Cat Hold a Grudge For?

For how long does a cat hold a grudge?
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How long does a cat’s memory last?

Kittens have a relatively short memory and can appear to be more forgiving than older cats.

How do you know if a cat is mad at you?

If your cat appears to be acting aggressively then don’t approach them as it could provoke an attack.

So… do cats bear grudges?

Cats don’t bear grudges in the same way that we do. Instead, they form associations with negative events.

How can you help your cat feel less moody?

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Rebecca is a companion animal vet who has always had a passion for writing and client communication. Since her graduation from the Royal Veterinary college in 2009, she has gained a wealth of experience in first opinion small animal practice, in both clinical and managerial roles. She currently works in the South West and deals with a variety of routine and emergency appointments, but particularly enjoys medicine cases. Outside of work and writing, she enjoys spending time with her family, including her bouncy flat-coated retriever George!

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