OP, I didn't go through 5 pages of responses, so just my response to original post...
No, she's not "paying you back", she just ignores you as a leader. When you mess with them every day you remind them every day (sometime indirectly) who's in charge. When she tries to bite, she tries to establish herself as a leader with you. Just take it easy and correct her as needed.
BTW, my qh (I mess with every day) runs away every time she sees me coming to put her into work (she perfectly distinguishes when I come to work her or when I come just to mess with them).
And she does it for number of years.