Lindsey Quinlan, from the centre, said: "It seems like only yesterday that Larry came to our cattery as a stray in need of a home. I don’t think anyone back then could have imagined just how incredible his life would turn out to be.
"Throughout his time at Number 10, Larry has proven himself to not only be a brilliant ambassador for Battersea but also demonstrated to millions of people around the world how incredible rescue cats are."
Larry holds the title of Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office, with his very own official duties listed on the Downing Street website. He is said to spend "his days greeting guests to the house, inspecting security defences and testing antique furniture for napping quality.
"His day-to-day responsibilities also include contemplating a solution to the mouse occupancy of the house. Larry says this is still ‘in tactical planning stage’."
He's also built quite the fanbase, with the nation sending him gifts and treats daily.
Now that Truss has finally gone, Larry will remain at the house, ready for his next owner and future prime minister to move in.
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