First they don’t want you to kiss them; then they demand to be petted and won’t allow you to do anything else. Cats are good at keeping humans on their toes.
I made the mistake of teaching Buster, when he was just a little kitten, to hop up on my back. Somehow he got the idea that everyone wanted him to do that, not just me. And by then he weighed over 15 pounds… with claws. He caused us some tense moments when company came over.