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Last Updated: Wednesday February 16 2011 06:37 GMT

Larry moves in with Prime Minister in Downing Street

Larry the cat - he's moved to Downing Street into the home of Prime Minister David Cameron.

This is Larry and he's got a very special job... he's moving in with the Prime Minister and will be on the hunt for rats!

Larry the cat with staff at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

Larry was chosen from all the cats at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home in London to move into Number 10 Downing Street - where the Prime Minister lives.

Larry the cat with staff at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

A rat was spotted running outside No 10 a few weeks ago - since then people have been waiting to know which special cat will move in to try and sort the rat problem out.

Larry the cat - he's moved to Downing Street into the home of Prime Minister David Cameron.

From this snap it seems that Larry is happy to be in front of the camera...

Photographers wait at Downing Street for Larry the cat

... A good thing too because loads of photographers were waiting for his arrival.

Larry the cat arriving at Downing Street.

Larry arrived in style in a blue van. Here he is moments away from his new home, his new job and his new life.

Larry the cat arriving at Downing Street.

The Prime Minister has said: "I'm delighted to welcome Larry to his new home."

Larry the cat moving into Downing Street in London.

And one last picture before starting in his new job. Good luck Larry!