I saw a rat on the supermart shelf
It's a snack. No, it looks like a cat eating the snack.
Oh wait, it's a rat!
That's what several passersby spotted on a supermarket shelf in Yishun yesterday (Sept 19) morning.
The rodent, which measured about 15cm long, was feasting on a pack of snacks in broad daylight.
Even when people gathered around to look at it, the rat continued chomping.
Housewife Xie Yifei, 42, told Shin Min Daily News she saw a group of uncles and aunties standing around a supermarket display shelf and talking excitedly.
"I walked up and saw this rat eating a packet of tidbits. It ignored the people gathering around and continued eating."
Madam Xie quickly took a picture of the rodent in action as supermarket staff came over with a black plastic bag to catch it.
Oh, rats! Guess what passersby spotted on a supermarket display shelf in Yishun? PHOTO: SHIN MIN READER
One of the staff said: "We tried to catch it with a plastic bag but that didn't work. So we alerted the pest exterminators in the evening."
A supermarket spokesman said the rat escaped after it was spotted in the morning.
The affected display shelf has since been removed and the affected snacks were disposed.
Sources: Shin Min Daily News, Istockphoto