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Battersea offers cats to solve Parliament mouse problem

Following the news MPs have renewed calls for a cat after another mouse infestation swept the Houses of Parliament, leading animal charity Battersea Dogs & Cats Home has renewed its offer to help solve the growing rodent problem.

Having already provided mousers to 10 Downing Street, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, and the Treasury, the iconic London-based charity suggests that rehoming a rescue cat to the Palaces of Westminster could save thousands of pounds of public money spent on pest control after it was revealed taxpayers were left to foot a record £130,000 bill in 2016/17.

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