So she tries the sneak attack. It goes like this:
Much plotting ensues. She purrs to distract us from her true purpose.
She inches closer while we are absorbed in our television watching.
And then she pulls a "teenage boy on a movie date" in which she nonchalantly pretends to stretch and yawn while at the same time getting her grubby little paws closer to the prize.
This is how she envisioned it. nom nom nom.
Unfortunately for her, SHE IS NOT THAT SNEAKY. She only got to the "grubby paws" stage before we shooed her off the couch and cleared the dishes to the sink...