When Thomas curls up on the couch, Rocky often climbs up and hangs out in the crook of his knee. This gives Thomas easy access to pet him:
While Rocky was there, Thomas farted -- and then Rocky fake ate the fart!!! I told Thomas not to try to repeat this -- parrots have sensitive respiratory systems and no one should be exposed to that.
Rocky didn't appear to mind, and stayed there for head pets from his favorite person: