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Last Updated: Monday January 17 2011 19:02 GMT

Time for the Prime Minister to get a cat?

Anyone who wants to visit the Prime Minister's home on Downing Street in London usually has to go through loads of security checks.

But one little intruder managed to sneak past the police officers - a rat was caught on camera scurrying around in the background of a BBC news report.

That got us thinking - maybe it's time this crib got a new cat.

Ore looks back at Downing Street's feline history and finds out what David Cameron's people had to say when we gave them a call...