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Larry, new Chief Mouser of 10 Downing Street

Author: Rakuen Growlithe

medium_larry-the-cat-gazes-throu-001.jpgLarry, a four-year-old tabby cat, become the newest Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office this Tuesday. His duty is to suppress the rats that have been sighted in Downing Street in recent weeks.

Previously, Larry lived as a stray and was recruited from Battersea Dogs and Cats’ home. Larry was recommended as the mouser as he showed “a high chase-drive and hunting instinct”. Although an official spokesman described him as ‘easygoing’, Larry proceeded to scratch reporters who tried to do a story on him.

The first Chief Mouser was Treasury Bill in 1924. The position has been held by a number of cats over the years, although the position has been vacant since Sybil left it in 2008.

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