OK, this isn't a tummy shot. Mom had one all picked out, but I decided to show this wonderful graphic designed by Zoolatry, just for me.
I've been very chummy with Mom lately. Whenever I want something, I just go find her, and ask very politely. Sometimes she's busy, and I have to ask two or three times. She tries real hard, but she just doesn't get it. Eventually I'll get her to find her way to the recliner, and she sits in it, making room for me.
I play hard to get (I'm a CAT, after all), but eventually I curl up next to her and she pets me the way I want. I purr to make her feel like she's got it right. You know, Beans need a little positive reinforcement. Not a LOT, mind you, we can't have them feeling like they're in charge or anything...
I've even learned to lie on the ironing table, in the big empty space she needs to use. Or on top of the quilt pieces she is working with to get her attention.