The Official Mouse-Catching Cat Of Britain Just Got Fired

Turns out, London has a “Chief Mouser to the Cabinet.” And apparently, he sucks at his job.

1. Meet Larry.

2. Larry was appointed the official mouse-catching cat of 10 Downing Street in London.

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3. a.k.a. “Chief Mouser to the Cabinet.”

FUN FACT: There’s been a resident government cat employed as a mouser since the reign of Henry VIII!

4. a.k.a. the most legit cat in all of Britain.

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5. Except one thing…

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6. Larry SUCKS at catching mice.

7. It took Larry like six months to catch just one mouse.

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8. He spent all his time getting dolled up for the royal wedding.

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9. And meeting Barack.

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10. And napping.

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14. So David Cameron was all like, “Give me a new cat!”

15. And Larry was all like :(

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16. So now Larry will officially “share” the job with the new Chief Mouser, Freya, to avoid any “hurt feelings.”

17. And this is officially the only thing you need to know about the British government.

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