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Drawn into a political battle for his home is the Downing Street cat


Downing Street cat drawn into political fight for his residence

 LONDON: Larry, the prized dark-striped cat and-white feline who lives in Downing Street, was hauled into Britain's political conflict Friday after a main contender to be head of the state pondered about moving in with her four cats.


Penny Mordaunt, the bookmaker's #1 to supplant Boris Johnson in the popular home, uncovered in a web-based gathering that she has a group of four of Burmese felines, which she refered to when requested her greatest shortcoming.


"Bringing them into Number 10 could give a few difficulties Larry," she told the back and forth discussion facilitated by the Conservative Home site.


A robust of the UK political scene, Larry has worn the pants in Downing Street for over 10 years.


Three Conservative state leaders - - David Cameron, Theresa May and Boris Johnson - - have served under him.


He showed up in 2011 matured four, in the wake of being taken on from a London creature haven and picked for his mousing abilities.


Given the title Chief Mouser, he additionally has his own informal Twitter account - - @Number10cat - - with in excess of 635,000 adherents.


Recently, as the embarrassment tarred Johnson reported he would leave once a replacement is chosen, Larry took to web-based entertainment to "explain a couple of things".


"1. I'm not 'Boris Johnson's feline' 2. Like every top state leader, he's just an impermanent occupant of Downing Street 3. I live here for all time. At the point when he at last goes, I stay 4. Indeed, it's all exceptionally humiliating yet it will be over soon," @Number10cat tweeted.

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