> "He should leave the cat alone until it's ready to accept him. It may never happen, but generally cats get used to and bond with frequent visitors. I will say though that cats aren't good pets for control freaks, so if you have an authoritarian bent ... On the other hand if you return the cat you'll be adding additional trauma to its life and possibly ending it prematurely.
You are right.
I would definitely not add to any animals' trauma and stress if I can help it.
Perhaps it might be better to just let time pass.
Thanks for your welcome thoughts.