Mews and Nips: British Embassy in Jordan Appoints Chief Mouser

The British embassy in Jordan has recently appointed ‘Lawrence of Abdoun,’ a fluffy black-and-white cat, as its chief mouser. The appointment of the former rescue cat opens to the world an old tradition popular among the ministries of London. He’s the first overseas envoy under Palmerston, another cat that serves as the chief mouser at the UK’s Foreign & Commonwealth Office.For more about Lawrence, visit

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2 Comments on Mews and Nips: British Embassy in Jordan Appoints Chief Mouser

  1. Sean
    November 25, 2017 at 7:35 pm (3 years ago)

    Lawrence looks like he will take his role very seriously and all the best to him!

  2. William Eckardt
    November 25, 2017 at 10:36 am (3 years ago)

    Speaking of “mousers”, What the United Nations needs is my Tortoise Shell Lddi.


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