But most of the time we're not mid-meal when they pounce and perch.
So, we consulted experts.
"In general cats like to seek out places that are elevated and/or places that or warm," K.C. Theisen, director of pet care issues for the Humane Society of the United States, told The Dodo. "Cats in general prefer those two things and the human head often coincides with that interest that cats have."