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Foreign Office feline sad as Palmerston the cat steps down

Palmerston, the Foreign Office’s chief mouser, is set for retirement after four years of service in Whitehall. A letter to Sir Simon McDonald, permanent under-secretary at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, read that the cat would like to spend more time “away from the limelight” after enjoying “working from home” during the coronavirus pandemic.

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