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Peter The Cat      

Full name Peter The Cat

Born 1950, Unknown

Died November 5, 1964, Lord's, London (aged 14 years)

Also known as The Marylebone mog

Peter The Cat
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Cat, Peter, whose ninth life ended on November 5, 1964, was a well-known cricket-watcher at Lord's, where he spent 12 of his 14 years. He preferred a close-up view of the proceedings, and his sleek brown form could often be seen prowling on the field of play when crowds were biggest. He frequently appeared on the television screen. Mr SC Griffith, Secretary of MCC, said of him: "He was a cat of great character and loved publicity."
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

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