(Entry 1 of 2) 1 : a young dog also : one of the young of various animals (such as a seal or rat) 2 : offset sense 2a. pup.
Provide positive reinforcement. Give your cat a treat when they sit on your lap. Consider stuffing your pockets with catnip or some other treat or scent that your cat likes. Pat or rub your cat in a way that they like when they sit on your lap. Repeat phrases like “good kitty” when your cat sits on your lap.