While the rest of the Cameron retinue is clearing out this week, Larry is staying on with Theresa May. Which raises all sorts of questions, but first: what sort of man moves house and leaves his cat behind?

The answer: a man who doesn’t like cats and never really owned the cat in question.

That’s right, Larry was a lie, an exercise in spin and branding. He was confected by spin doctors who thought the idea of Mr Cameron having a cat would make him more likeable and warm, more like ordinary people. But the man himself didn’t like Larry and he doesn’t like cats.

Larry the Cat, staying on to oversee Brexit (CREDIT: BEN STANSALL/AFP)

Larry the Cat, staying on to oversee Brexit (CREDIT: BEN STANSALL/AFP)

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