Calvin is a total love bug, always rubbing his wet nose on you and wanting to be carried like a baby. Once in a blue moon he decides to be a lap cat, but at 30 pounds, having him sit beside me instead of ON me is perfectly acceptable
Dorabella is pretty much as the title of this thread says. She is quite a snuggle bug but only on her terms and can't seem to get enough. BUT don't try to pick her up, or she will squirm like you are freaking her totally out. Then she'll be back to force your hand to pet her, butting her forehead into you, and then laying all over you, and staying there. She is all, "I will touch you, YOU do NOT have your way with me"
Snoball: well she runs!!
But, she laid on me yesterday following Dorabella's lead. I had a warm, live fuzzy blanket
A member here said 'cats feel safer or not as threatened when their humans are lying down'. This is so true for Snoball!!