The government considered whether it might have to ask people to exterminate all pet cats during the early days of the Covid pandemic.
James Bethell told Channel 4 News: “What we shouldn’t forget is how little we understood about this disease. There was a moment we were very unclear about whether domestic pets could transmit the disease.
“In fact, there was an idea at one moment that we might have to ask the public to exterminate all the cats in Britain. Can you imagine what would have happened if we had wanted to do that?”
This seems to be one of the MANY stories that are emerging from the leaked WhatsApp messages between Matt Hancock and many other important people during the government’s attempts to control the pandemic.
Larry the cat?
Larry the Cat’s parody Twitter account had the best reaction to the revelation that ministers considered a cat cull during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Hunter becomes the hunted?