Diplomog Palmerston catches first mouse at Foreign Office

Palmerston is the Foreign Office's Chief Mouser Credit: DiploMog/Palmerston

Palmerston, the Foreign Office's resident cat, caught his first mouse on Tuesday.

The black-and-white feline moved into Whitehall last month after his successful his application to become Chief Mouser.

Palmerston retweeted a post from Simon McDonald which announced that the cat had caught his first mouse in the early hours.

His post read: "The 2nd biggest news story @foreignoffice is that @DiploMog has caught his 1st mouse! Btw, congratulations @LCFC.