At some point during the 1960s, there may have been as many as 100 cats living on the British Museum site. According to some newspapers they were bred to be super intelligent, according to some staff their breeding was out of control. This is the story of how the British Museum became a cat haven, and how they eventually came to be on the Museum payroll, thanks in large part to a British Museum cleaner affectionately referred to as the 'Cat Man’.
‘Can’t Hug Every Cat’ - © The Gregory Brothers
‘Say Goodbye’ - © Adrianna Krikl
‘Marty Gots a Plan’, ‘Carpe Diem’, and ‘Simplex 48000 © Kevin MacLeod
‘Close my mouth’ - © Silent Partner
‘Tech Toys' – © Lee Rosevere
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This podcast was amazing. I really would like to hear more about Stella the Hawk but I can't find any additional information. I'm doing an article about falconry for a literary magazine that I co-founded and would love to hear more if possible. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks again,