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The Downing Street Cat Hoax: BBC Radio Norfolk Fooled

by | 1st, March 2011

WHEN Larry the Downing Street cat moved in, Margaret pointed at the telly and said it was her cat. Margaret Sutcliffe loved that cat ‘Jo’ “like her own foot”.

BBC Radio Norfolk and the Daily Mail fell for it.

“…it appears that Number 10’s newest addition Larry the cat has already had one loving owner, who was left devastated when he ran away last October.”

Here’s the hoax in video, featuring Margaret’s nephew Tim:



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