The same can be said for humans. What you are describing is just confusion. In it's simplest form it just requires someone to experience two incompatible thoughts. The dictionary definition may be slighty different.
In any case we daily see game shows like "deal/no-deal" where people are in distress because they it all, but don't want to loose it all.
- Chuck chuck, sir.
It's actually an interesting topic on how the firmware of the brain works. The key difference between humans and animals in this matter is that humans can learn many different behaviors with less effort thus enabling us to switch around different actions in any given situation.