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Cats, Covid Quaruntine & Address

Post by ashtag06 » Mon, 19 Jul 2021 7:30 pm

Hi,

I will be relocating to Singapore in late October with my wife who is a SC.

We are travelling from the UK and bringing our pet house cat. We were planning on staying at my in-laws HDB until we found our own place to live, however, I know cats are not allowed in HDBs.

A few questions:
- will immigration ask for the address the cat will be staying at on landing?
- If so, can we provide an address of a friend who lives in a condo where cats are allowed? This is our plan until we find a place to live given cats are not allowed in HDBs
- if we are required to quarantine for 2 weeks, what will happen to the cat? We are coming from the UK, which is a green area for bringing pets in, so the quarantine phase for pets is typically shorter. Is it also two weeks because of Covid?

Thanks

Ash

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Re: Cats, Covid Quaruntine & Address

Post by sp786 » Mon, 19 Jul 2021 11:53 pm

Hope these links are useful to you

https://www.customs.gov.sg/businesses/i ... sonal-pets

https://www.ica.gov.sg/enter-depart/bef ... able-goods

fun fact :- a Cat in Mandarin is "Mao".

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Re: Cats, Covid Quaruntine & Address

Post by ashtag06 » Tue, 20 Jul 2021 2:08 am

sp786 wrote:
Mon, 19 Jul 2021 11:53 pm
Hope these links are useful to you

https://www.customs.gov.sg/businesses/i ... sonal-pets

https://www.ica.gov.sg/enter-depart/bef ... able-goods

fun fact :- a Cat in Mandarin is "Mao".
Thanks they are useful, but I can't quite find the info I need. I have found out some other useful info however, so still really useful.

That's cool, is the word "Mao" related to 'meow' by any chance?

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Re: Cats, Covid Quaruntine & Address

Post by sp786 » Tue, 20 Jul 2021 10:18 am

Unfortunately it wont. You need to write to these authorities to seek a definitive answer.

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Re: Cats, Covid Quaruntine & Address

Post by MOCHS » Tue, 20 Jul 2021 8:15 pm

I’ll be sending you a PM about the cat in HDB, ashtag06. Please check it.

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Re: Cats, Covid Quaruntine & Address

Post by JWNYsg » Thu, 22 Jul 2021 2:36 pm

MOCHS wrote:
Tue, 20 Jul 2021 8:15 pm
I’ll be sending you a PM about the cat in HDB, ashtag06. Please check it.
Threadstarter, apologies for hijacking but i also need this information

What i know is the facility to store pets at Changi is full until end of the year currently

MOCHS, can you kindly PM me the information too please? I am looking to bring my foreign cat home with me but my registered address is a HDB. Thank you

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Re: Cats, Covid Quaruntine & Address

Post by MOCHS » Thu, 22 Jul 2021 4:43 pm

PMed.

For future reference, anyone else who wants to know more about this, please PM me directly as I do not regularly check threads I have posted in.

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