One beast under another triggered a diplomatic incident in London.

Larry the Downing Street cat, perhaps the most famous executive feline since Socks, took shelter from the rain under President Trump’s armored limousine nicknamed “the Beast” — and refused to move, NBC reporter Bill Neely said Tuesday on Twitter.

It wasn’t immediately clear whether Larry’s presence halted Trump’s movement during his tenuous three-day visit to the United Kingdom. Earlier, the cat appeared in a photo of Trump and Prime Minister Theresa May in front of 10 Downing Street.

This is not Larry’s first rodeo. He has been a fixture around No. 10 since 2011, when he was brought in to hunt rats after one scurried outside during a live BBC broadcast, The Washington Post’s Karla Adam reported.

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But those duties were short lived. Larry’s duties as “chief mouser” ended when he was sacked in 2016 for subpar performance.

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Yet Larry’s influence looms large on social media, and he temporarily stole the spotlight from Trump’s visit, which has included protests using the diaper-clad “baby Trump” inflatable balloon.

“BREAKING: anti-Trump demonstrators fail to stop ⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩ motorcade, but ⁦@Number10cat⁩ does,” the BBC’s Jon Sopel wrote.

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