And the minute you walk out the door he's checking out what's so great about the counter. hehe.My Yeti was a big offender too - I don't want him walking around on the kitchen counters (yuck) so I just say "No" firmly and lift him down. I had to do this over and over again (sometimes 4-5 times in a row) and he finally got the idea. Now he waits patiently on the floor while I get his food ready.
THIS! This is the reason mine will never stop getting up on counter tops and tables. They all know the meaning of "GET down" quite well. It's just a matter of judging several factors on their part, whether or not they actually listenUnfortunately, she's stolen enough bits of good food that she will never stop. We tend to get distracted easily at our house, and she has scored some major wins as far as food theft goes.