Ep 65:The Queen's Cat and The Pig War
BewilderBeasts!April 11, 2022x
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Ep 65:The Queen's Cat and The Pig War

Three shorter stories that couldn't quite make an entire episode on their own: A cat on the Queen's payroll in the UK and a pig who started a nearly 13 year war over land in the Pacific Northwest between the US and Canada.
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I got today’s information from a variety of sources -

On the Queen’s Chief Mouser:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_VIII
https://www.rmg.co.uk/stories/topics/who-were-henry-viiis-wives
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Henry-VIII-king-of-England
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larry_(cat)
https://www.gov.uk/government/history/10-downing-street

Pig War :
Which actually started with sheep and a longer, more political boundary dispute, resources if you want to dig deeper than a potato depth on it…I didn’t, I just came here for the pig story
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pig_War_(1859)

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/pig-war-british-american-border-dispute-san-juan-island

https://historycollection.com/40-animals-that-changed-history/13/


 

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