Re: Cat attacking me!
When she gets into her "full attack mode" now, that's something to be worried about. However, my own kitty often will be chilling next to me, or on my lap and he'll suddenly grab my arm with his front paws and want to bite and kick. Do you have only one cat? Because Nito does this a lot when he hasn't been back to my parents house to visit Elfie, Rusty, and Fella for a while. He wants to wrestle something, and since there are no cats around my arm just has to do.
For a lot of cats, you would not want to encourage this behavior. But if your cats practices restraint (sheathed claws, and gentle biting) I have never seen any reason to deny him of fun. He wants to wrestle so I give him just that! I wiggle my arm, my hand becoming a fake set of teeth doing gentle pinch grabs around his neck, or I turn it around and act like my teeth are nipping his haunches. (I NEVER would hurt him with this kind of play, but I do mimic were my cats try to nip each other when they play). Nito has a blast, he just loves it! I would not recomend encouraging this kind of play unless your cat practices good restrain. The minute the claws/teeth get too rough the game is over. I just figured that you might be able to satisfy your kitty's urge to wrestle something if she's gentle enough. Or you can try a large stuffed animal, one she can wrap her arms around and full out kick.