Larry: The Most Famous Feline in England
Posted by kofegeek on April 24, 2012
It has been a long tradition in the most important building in Downing Street, office of UK prime minister, called as The Number Ten to have a cat officer. On 14 February 2011 it was reported that a new Downing Street feline staff member had, after all, been appointed. It was Larry, a stray from the Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, who had been selected from a shortlist but with David Cameron’s two eldest children having the final say on which they liked best.
According to Downing Street, Larry has “a high chase-drive and hunting instinct”, a spokesman said Larry had also shown “a very strong predatory drive” and enjoyed playing toy mice”.
In a statement Mr Cameron, the UK Prime minister said,that he is delighted to welcome Larry to his new home. “He came highly recommend to me by Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, who did a fantastic job looking after…
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