'WE DON'T NEED A CEO'

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Growth of Cat Welfare Society

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Ex-banker is Cat Welfare Society's CEO

Dog-loving ex-banker becomes Cat Welfare Society CEO

CAT LOVERS: (From left) Cat Welfare Society CEO Joanne Ng and vice-president Veron Lau.
FAN: This clock is one of the cat-themed items in Miss Joanne Ng's home.

Since young, Miss Joanne Ng has been a dog lover. But the 40-year-old now lives with three cats - Tora, Neko and Goma. Andshe  is now the chief executive officer of the Cat Welfare Society.

The society was granted the status of an Institute of Public Character (IPC) by the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth in May 2013.

Miss Ng was found after a long search. She quit her job as a banker specialising in the global market - a job that she had been holding for 15 years. Although she admits that the salary she earns now is just a token of what she used to get, Miss Ng says she wants to do this for the community.

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WATSONS SAYS SORRY

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Little girl gets electric shock at Watsons

Mother, toddler shocked by live wire at Watsons store. Mum says...

HURT: CCTV footage showing the toddler reaching for the wire.
HURT: Mother and daughter had bandaged thumbs after the incident.
HURT: The wire that shocked Mrs Teo and her child.

A curious toddler received an electric shock when she squatted down to touch a black object peeking from under one of the display shelves at the Watsons store in 100am shopping centre in Tanjong Pagar last Saturday.

When she would not stop crying, her 31-year-old mother, who wanted to be known only as Mrs Teo, checked the black object. It was attached to an electrical cable and Mrs Teo also got a shock.

She said that when she complained to the store staff, a supervisor would not believe her until she, too, got an electric shock. Watsons Singapore marketing director Benedict Leong said that it was sorry for the incident and had taken steps to fix the problem.

Read the full report in our print edition on July 11. Subscribe to The New Paper, now available in print and digital, at http://bit.ly/tnpeshop.

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