UK Foreign Office recruits cat Palmerston as ‘chief mouser’

UK Foreign Office recruits cat Palmerston as ‘chief mouser’

UK Foreign Office recruits cat Palmerston as ‘chief mouser’

Written by Staff Writer

13 Apr, 2016 | 3:24 pm

The British Foreign Office has hired a cat to wage war on mice inside the iconic building in Whitehall, nearly five years after 10, Downing Street employed a feline to kill rats in the Prime Minister’s home.

Palmerston will be living at one of the country’s most famous addresses among the UK’s top diplomats and ministers.

Foreign Office bosses has been quick to point out he will be no burden on the taxpayer.

The Foreign Office statement also said: “Palmerston is HM Diplomatic Service’s newest arrival and in the role of FCO Chief Mouser will assist our pest controllers in keeping down the number of mice in our King Charles Street building.”

The two year old domestic short hair was found wandering the streets of London. He was hungry, underweight, and had no microchip, meaning his previous owners could not be traced.

Latest News

Are you interested in advertising on our website or video channel
Please contact us at [email protected]