If they appear relaxed and are able to fully extend one or more paws, this indicates that they are extending
the muscles in their body. When a cat does this, it indicates that they are happy, content, and having fun with themselves.
Reaching for their paws could be a sign that they are seeking attention.
It's possible that your cat is trying to get your attention when it walks up to you and extends a paw in your direction
Determine what they desire by paying attention to their body language as well as any vocalizations they may make.
If they are purring and appear relaxed, it's possible that they want to join you on the couch for some quality cuddle time and want to get up there with you.
Alternately, if they are exhibiting animated and eager body language, it is possible that they are trying to convey the message
that they want you to retrieve one of their cat toys and play with it with them.They are Leaving Behind Their Odor