Posted: 5:04 am ET
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The last time we heard from Palmerston, the Chief Mouser at Whitehall (@DiploMog), he was saying goodbye to Philip Hammond and waiting for his new boss, Boris Johnson. Like any good public servant, he has a second Twitter account @PalmerstonFOCat, the unofficial version, by the way.
It turned out that Palmerston and Larry the Cat of 10 Downing Street had a nasty encounter; well, a series of nasty encounters now. And there’s also new cat in the block. Take a look!
In real life, this isn’t funny. Photo journalist @PoliticalPics has documented the cat fights on Twitter and he is worried that without intervention, these cats are going to “kill each other.” These cats were adopted from Battersea Dogs and Cats home. Larry was adopted in 2011 and Palmerston earlier this year. This past week, Gladstone joined the crew. We hope these are not just PR cats and somebody is responsible for them. Tweet to @SMcDonaldFCO and .