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CATS Classified Pets Corner Event 2013

Singapore, 27 February 2013 - Pet owners will take centrestage at the CATS Classified Pets Corner Event 2013. While having fun with their beloved pets, they can showcase the strong bonds and hilarious similarities they have with their pets and stand to win fantastic prizes at the same time. This year's event, with the theme "Fun Time by the Beach", will be held from 10am to 5pm at East Coast Park E2, Angsana Green on Sunday, 10 March. Admission is free. 

The highlight of this year’s event is the "Love Pledge to My Pet" mass ceremony. Introduced for the first time, the objective of this segment is to reinforce the message of responsible pet ownership and that the commitment of keeping a pet is a lifelong affair. All participating pet owners who make a pledge to love and care for their pets will receive a goodie bag as a token of appreciation.

The event will also feature a slew of stage contests and activities, which include:

  • Royal Canin’s ‘What’s your height?’ Contest
  • Dog-walk Contest
  • My Pet Rocks!
  • Royal Canin‘s “Most Gorgeous Fur” Contest
  • Fastest Hamster Race

There will be more than 20 booths comprising pet product retailers and service providers; as well as animal welfare organisations offering information on pet ownership and adoption. Besides revelling in the fun and excitement, visitors can also enjoy the convenience of this one-stop "mart" and find all things pet-related. There will also be an express pet grooming service at just $10. 

Goodie bags will also be given to the first 500 visitors who turn up with a cut-out coupon, which will be published in The Sunday Times' CATS Classified section on 10 March. 

Visitors who spend a minimum of $10 in a single receipt will receive a CATS foldable water bottle and post-it pad. Visitors who spend a minimum of $30 in a single receipt will get a CATS slim foldable umbrella. Gifts are available while stocks last, and limited to 3 redemptions per person. This year's event is sponsored by Royal Canin, a provider of premium dog and cat food. 

Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Co. Registration. No. 198402868E

For more information and photos, please contact:

Sheila Lim (Ms)
Communications Manager
Advertising & Promotions
CATS Classified, Marketing Division
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 5950
HP: 9087 3083

Kim Soo Nan (Mr)
Head, Advertising & Promotions
CATS Classified, Marketing Division
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 5978
HP: 9827 0148

Deror Wong (Mr)
Senior Executive
Corporate Communications & CSR
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 1226

About CATS Classified

CATS Classified is part of the Marketing Division of Singapore Press Holdings Limited. It offers the most comprehensive marketplace for products, services and employment through CATS Classified in The Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao, Lianhe Wanbao, Shin Min Daily News, CATS Klassified in Berita Harian & CATS Fastads in The New Paper.

About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Southeast Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.

Newspapers, Magazines and Book Publishing 

In Singapore, SPH publishes 18 newspaper titles in four languages. On an average day, 3.05 million individuals or 76 per cent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH's news publications. SPH also publishes and produces more than 100 magazine titles in Singapore and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to information technology. SPH's subsidiaries, Straits Times Press and Focus Publishing, produce quality books and periodicals in English and Chinese.

Internet and Mobile

Beyond print, the Internet editions of SPH newspapers enjoy over 330 million page views with 18 million unique visitors every month. Apart from SPH AsiaOne portal, SPH's online and new media initiatives include an online marketplace for products, services and employment, ST701; Stomp,, and The Straits Times RazorTV. SPH also launched The Straits Times’ iPad and enhanced iPhone applications, an Android smartphone application and The Business Times' iPad and smartphone applications. SPH's Chinese flagship newspaper Lianhe Zaobao has also launched its digital platforms which include a web application, as well as online and PDF versions.


SPH has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8 and U, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Limited, which publishes the free newspaper, Today. In the radio business, SPH has an 80 per cent stake in SPH UnionWorks Pte Ltd, which operates entertainment stations UFM 100.3 in Mandarin, as well as Kiss 92 and HOT FM91.3 in English.

Events and Out-of-Home Advertising

SPH’s events subsidiary Sphere Exhibits organises innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions. In addition, SPH has ventured into out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its wholly-owned subsidiary, SPH MediaBoxOffice Pte Ltd, Singapore’s leading Digital Out-of-Home advertising company.


SPH owns and manages Paragon, the prime retail and office complex in the heart of Orchard Road, Singapore's main shopping belt. Its second retail development, The Clementi Mall, started business operations in 2011. SPH's wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, has also developed a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road. SPH‘s latest retail development project, The Seletar Mall, is slated for completion by end 2014.

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