Aren't cat's the funniest. Your comment that tony can ignore you 150 different ways cracked me up. I'm quite familiar with that feline tactic as well -- but lo and behold try to get some floor exercise in, and my two cats come out of the woodwork to help.
isn't it cute how they figure out things like that, my Buster scratches his back under the bed rail. he sits there and moves his back up and down and Brownie the first Beagle we had did that at the kitchen cabinets. who said dogs are dumb 3 days ago