"I want out."
"You should touch me."
"Scratch me there...no, there."
And, my personal faves, "You should be awake now,"
and "Move over, I want the warm spot."
He butts us with his head to alert us that he has needs, be they small or great. And does he do this to Dave after 10:00 PM or before 8:00 AM? No, he does not. Those times he reserves for the nice lady (me) who won't give him the heave-ho off the bed.
I think it'd be right nice to come back as a cat in my next life. I wouldn't need to paint or write at all...I'd relieve all my stress by butting my head against people, with or without a reason. Mostly without.