Chancellor George Osborne's pet cat Freya was hit by a car last night.
A Downing Street spokeswoman has said the wandering feline, who went missing earlier this year, was not seriously injured in accident.
It is unclear where the incident happened or whose car was involved.
The news came as cat enthusiasts around the globe celebrated World Cat Day.
In May, the cat was chauffeur-driven back home after turning up frightened and lost in Vauxhall where she was found by homelessness outreach worker Kate Jones who identified her from the tag on her collar.
This is fantastic news for the people of London, £1 million will give us the opportunity to acquire a second helicopter to give London 100% air cover during summer daylight hours and maintenance periods.
We estimate we'll now be able to reach a further 400 patients each year by helicopter.
The money will cover the cost of running a second aircraft and extended flying hours for one year so we'll also be stepping up our efforts to raise the #6 million a year needed to keep the helicopter trauma service running in the capital.
Following the announcement that seven government departments have provisionally agreed to reduce their budgets by up to 10%, underground and business leaders are urging the Chancellor not cut funding for major tube projects.
They say schemes like the planned £250 million makeover of Holborn station are vital.
Holborn serves the 'midtown' business district but is closed several times during rush hour because it can't cope with its 100,000 passengers a day.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer has been seen wiping away tears during Margaret Thatcher's funeral.
The Bishop of London told an anecdote from Baroness Thatcher's time as prime minister and George Osborne was seen shedding a tear before wiping it away and laughing with David Cameron and the rest of the congregation.