Friday, March 5, 2021

Cats Of The World is back in April 2021!

The popular Cats of The World Purrzaar (COTW) is BACK on 10 and 11 April 2021 to celebrate all things feline! Proudly partnering Cat Welfare Society (CWS), partial proceeds from COTW Purrzaar market will be donated to CWS to support their causes. This latest edition of COTW at UltraSuperNew Gallery will feature an Instagram Cats exhibition, a fun Purrzaar market of talented makers and artists, cat-themed workshops and a cats adoption drive


Entry is free by registration at this link: Venue capacity rules apply. 


Instagram Cats Exhibition

COTW started in 2007 as a non-profit community project and humble showcase of cat photos from around the world. The tradition remains 14 years on. There will be 30 Instagram Cat photos to go ga-ga over and you can send your funny or cute cat entries to with the Instagram handle by 29 March 2021 for shortlisting. 


Purrzaar of Precious Finds 

The cat-themed Purrzaar market will feature 10 vendors, including popular returnees like Momshoo, Oatsie’s Trunk, Amy Handmade Ceramics and StuffSusieMade, as well as new ones like the Cat Mama Shop by CWS, Eat To Draw, Hang With Dora, Purrballs, Mu Yu Studio and Troops on Print. The vendors mostly are cat lovers and owners, and they will be showcasing their one-of-a-kind innovative cat designs and crafts for furry friends and their pawrents! Cat lovers can purchase the likes of a cat hammock, fashion accessories, stationery, face masks and more. Payment by cash and Paynow.  

Purrzaar Vendors

  • Amy Handmade Ceramics
Each ceramic art piece is handmade by Amy Woo to bring a little bit of joy and happiness in our daily lives. Look out for her limited collection of gorgeous ceramic cat brooches at the Purrzaar market. Find her on Instagram at @amywoowaichi
  • Cat Mama Shop
An online store by Cat Welfare Society, the Cat Mama Shop offers a wide range of kitty merchandise for cats and cat lovers, from T-shirts and tote bags to cat beds and toys. You can find it on Instagram at @catmamashop or 
  • Eat To Draw  
Expect hand painted enamel mugs, cork coasters and pot holders adorned with cat artworks from artist Carlyn Law who also undertakes pet portrait commissions and teaches workshops. Find her on Instagram at @eattodraw and 
  • Hang With Dora  
A former fashion editor, Dora Aljoofri shares her love for craft through her intricate handmade macramé products and wall weavings. Look out for her uniquely designed Cat hammocks and mini plant hangers at the Purrzaar. The hammocks are made from recycled cotton rope tightly woven to ensure resistance against scratching and clawing. Priced at $160, they are great for your kitties to lounge, sleep, climb and play in. They include a 50cm round cushion with a removable cover in grey. Find her on Instagram at @Hangwithdora
  • Momshoo 
Momshoo is a mother-and-daughter crafting team based in Singapore. Together, they stitch whimsical creations using needlework techniques of hand-sewing and knitting. Momshoo is all about handmade items that are slow-made and unique, designed to bring a smile to your day. They have specially created cat pot holders, cat brooches, other animal brooches, embroidered pouches, and cutlery pouches for the Purrzaar. Find them on Instagram at @momshoo
  • Oatsie’s Trunk 
Oatsie’s Trunk is a husband and wife team where the husband draws merticulously and the wife sews lovingly. All designs are crafted by them with lot of TLC for everyone in mind. For the Purrzaar, they are introducing new items for both cats and owners. Look out for catnip cushy toys, hair ties, tie-knot headbands, scrunchies, mouse pad wrist rests and face masks - all featuring gorgeous kitty fabrics. Find them on Instagram at @oatsiestrunk
  • Purrballs
Purrballs is a story about a group of cats inspired from the lovely community cats residing in our sunny island, Singapore. Inspired by these cats, Purrballs designs cat themed collectibles, stationery and handmade accessories to bring joy to all cat-lovers around the world - one purr at a time! Find them on Instagram at @purrballs and
  • Mu Yu Studio
Studio MU YU is an artisanal woodcraft brand in Singapore that encompasses handmade jewellery, bags, lifestyle products and workshops. They aim to upcycle and create sustainable yet affordable series of jewelry and bags for the modern women in the hope to minimise wastage and create products that do not undercut and exploit workers. Find them on Instagram at and 
  • StuffSusieMade 
Hobbyist crochet artist and mum of two, Susie Lo loves crafting with yarn to create cat themed plushies. For the Purrzaar, she will be “cooking” up some cat cupcakes, kitten donuts and other yarn-made goodies. Find her on Instagram at @stuffsusiemade
  • Troops On Print 

Featuring quirky, motivational quotes and illustrations, Troops On Print hopes to bring some positivity and happiness through their products such as face masks with cat designs, stickers and postcards. They will also offer pets and family portraits service.  You can find them on Instagram at @troopsonprint

Purr-fectly Fun Cat-Themed Workshops 

Cats Blockprinting Workshop with Eat To Draw

Date: 10 and 11 April Saturday & Sunday

Time: 1pm to 2.30pm (1.5 hour)

Fee: $45 (10% goes to CWS)

Learn this fun art technique of carving rubber stamps and making prints at this blockprinting workshop. Carlyn Law of Eat To Draw will show the step-by-step process of carving a cute cat stamp and printing on postcards. All materials are included and participants will bring back their handcarved stamps and artworks. Suitable for ages 12 and up. 

Cat Coaster Woodcraft Workshop with Studio MU YU

Date: 10 and 11 April Saturday & Sunday

Time: 4pm to 5.30pm (1.5 hour)

Fee: $40 (10% goes to CWS)

At this woodcrafting workshop, Lyn Ng of Mu Yu will guide you to identify the importance of the direction of wood grain, learn about the right kind of staining to use for your cat coaster, and share woodworking  tips and tricks! Suitable for ages 12 and up.

Sign up for the workshops at

See ya there!


Cats Of The World began in 2007 as a humble showcase of cat photos from around the world in a yearly exhibition and purrzaar market with a tremendous following of cat lovers. The passion remains the same to date – its mission is to celebrate cats in all forms, promote local crafters and makers, and give back as much as possible to help community kitties.

Dates: 10 to 11 April 2021 weekend

Time: 11am to 8pm

Venue: UltraSuperNewGallery, 168 Tyrwhitt Road, Singapore 207572

Entry: Free, with prior registration at this link 

COVID 19 Restrictions - Masks have to be worn at all times during the event - Limited to the number of people per slot, walk-ins accepted as long as maximum capacity has not been reached - Temperature taking and SafeEntry check in are mandatory

Monday, January 26, 2015

Crafts Caturday & Purrzaar - 7 February 2015 Saturday


7 February 2015, Saturday 1pm to 7pm 

at Within studio (22 Rowell Road)

Cats Of The World organisers are holding a Crafts Caturday and Purrzaar on 7 February 2015, Saturday from 1pm to 7pm that is dedicated to all things catty and crafts. Held at new creative studio Within, visitors can expect an intimate selection of crafts vendors who are offering handmade merchandise from pottery and stationery to fashion accessories and DIY bloom jars. These will make purrfect keepsakes, as gifts for the upcoming Valentine’s Day or to usher in the Lunar New Year!  Vendors include With Every, Purrballs, Thow Kwang Pottery Jungle, Ozzy + Lulu, Daintyhands, and Whimsy and Magic. 

From 2pm to 7pm, With Every florist designers will be helping guests to assemble mini DIY bloom jars ($22 each) from the flower buffet to take home or as a gift for someone special.  From 3pm to 6pm, there will be two hourly hands-on workshops by local artists such as Mslatenightjam on making cat pom-poms ($45), and Gracie Chai on making hand-sewn cat-face cushions ($55). Seats for the workshops are limited and on a first-come-first-serve basis. For bookings of workshops, visit 

Purrzaar Vendors

CosmoKitty sling tote bags
Kitty feel-safe beanie pillow
Cats Of The World offers their CosmoKitty carry-all sling totes and handy pouches with beautiful cat motifs that can hold phones to make-up. Also making its debut are the Kitty Feel-safe Beanie Pillows designed for babies. These come in washable cheery covers, complete with kitty features and filled with bean husks. Each pillow has a unique purrsonality and will keep baby feeling safe and snug at nap times. Special introductory price of $38 at the Caturday Purrzaar (online orders are available at Visit instagram @catsoftheworldpurrzaar

Daintyhands - kitty cushions
Daintyhands offers animal-inspired accessories and gifts ranging from cushions to bags that would definitely bring a smile to your family members and friends. Visit

Ozzy + Lulu stationery
Ozzy + Lulu houses a range of paper paraphernalia and stationery, including books, greeting cards, postcards, bookmarks, doodle books and plushies, most of which have been handcrafted with love! Visit and

Purrballs - mobile charms
Purrballs is an original series about a group of cats who eat, sleep, play and purrrrrr all day. They sell handcrafted purrchandise such as felt pins, mobile charms, can badges, tote bags and other accessories. Visit:

Thow Kwan Pottery Jungle - cat plates and wares
Thow Kwang Pottery Jungle is founded in 1965 and has the oldest surviving dragon kiln in Singapore. It holds monthly pottery workshops for adults and kids, and carries a wide range of pottery wares from Asia. Stella Tan from this family business handmade multi-purpose wares that are inspired by her surroundings and cats. At the Purrzaar, expect a new range of cat plates, bowls, cups for Valentine’s Day and CNY! Prices range from $6 to $30. Visit:

Whimsy and Magic - CNY sheep earrings
Whimsy and Magic is about unique handmade artisan jewellery with designs that are inspired by nature and all things beautiful. Through their handmade items, they hope to bring the wonders of Mother Nature closer to one’s heart. Also expect intricate pieces with gorgeous cat and sheep motifs!

With Every - DIY bloom jars
With Every is a collective of flower lovers and designers, dedicated towards creating beautiful blooms for everyday and every occasion. The trio looks upon floristry as an art and dream to spread the love with flowers, to bring joy, beauty and creativity to everyone’s lives. They get inspired by anything and everything, from the simplicity of people, to the complexities of art, design and fashion. Visit | | @witheverybloom

Crafts Workshops

Cat Cushionista (7 Feb, 5pm to 6pm)
S$55 per person (min 4 to start, max 8 pax per class)
Learn from Gracie Chai how to design, hand-sew and stuff your own cuddly cat-face cushions using fabric, felt and thread. A template of a cat head will be provided too. Dimensions of the cat cushion are roughly 22cm x 20 cm; which will be easy to complete within the hour. 

Gracie Chai is a self-taught illustrator who's recently incorporated textile design and sewing into her field of work. She works from what she calls her "pretend-studio", which is essentially a corner of her bedroom. She believes in the satisfaction and sharing of all things handmade and made well; she hopes to pass on the joy of making (and receiving) something produced with heart, care and soul. Gracie also has a cat colleague named Lights, who's an exceptional catssistant. You can find her works at: and

Cat Pom Pom Power (7 Feb, 3pm to 4pm)
S$45 per person (min 4 to start, max 8 pax per class)
Learn how to make cute cat-shaped pom poms from yarn, which make lovely accessories for any cat lovers. Joycelyn will teach the various techniques, tips and tricks on fastening, trimming, colour combinations, layering, and finishing of a well-made pom pom. After which begin to embellish each one of them to bring out their special characteristics and purrrsonalise your cat pom poms!

Mslatenigtjam or Joycelyn Wong is a multi-disciplinary Singaporean creative who illustrates, draws and paints murals, enjoys various crafts, cooking and sharing meals with people. Finding beauty, truth and enjoyment in the everyday ordinance is her greatest pursuit in life. She graduated in 2005 with a Diploma in Visual Communication in Design from Temasek Polytechnic and has recently attained a degree from the prestigous Lasalle School of Fine Arts in 2014. Visit and

Within is a boutique creative studio space in the Little India enclave where guest instructors and speakers hold private workshops for invited guests to empower them on their creative learning journeys. It's a collaboration platform for sharing knowledge and empowering the creative spirit. A variety of workshops and classes can be tailored to suit corporate bonding needs and inspire kids' and adults' creativity for various occasions. 

There are many upcoming lifestyle workshops such as Numerology for couples and singles to coincide with Valentine's Day (11 February Wed). For bookings, visit Contact

For more assistance, please contact:
Carlyn Law at | 93623626

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

GODDESS PURRZAAR Festive Market at Kilo in December!

Catch the Goddess Purrzaar festive market 
in December at Kilo!

Date: 14 December 2014, Sunday
Time: 11am to 6pm  
Venue: Kilo, 66 Kampong Bugis, Level 2 and 8 
              (7mins walk from Lavender MRT)

Herald in a time of festive celebration at the Goddess Purrzaar market, where Cats of the World Purrzaar collaborates with Goddess Marketplace to bring you the very best of all things magical, feline-inspired and sacred.

Over 34 vendors are gathered together to offer a multi-dimensional pop-up retail experience at the trendy restaurant and lounge, Kilo. Head to the second floor where cat lovers can lap up the Purrzaar market brimming with cat-inspired artworks and wares, pet accessories and dietary needs, handmade jewellery and crafts, plus gourmet granola, nut butters, and Asian brews – all from local food purveyors, designers and artists. Palate Sensations culinary studio is also offering a spread of Spanish empanadas, savoury quiches and sweet tarts.

On the eighth floor, Goddess Marketplace has lined up a range of spiritual tools such as crystals, healing oils, sage and incense, to intuitive and artistic attunement classes, tarot and akashic readings. There will be fun Brazilian Samba demos, coupled with organic health delights and delish confectionary. So get on top of your Christmas shopping and New Year resolutions with these purrfect, divine gifts of love and light.

For more info on the Goddess Purrzaar, please visit the events page:

Directory of vendors below:

Cats Of The World Purrzaar Vendors

Amy Woo Ceramics
All ceramic items are 100% handmade by Amy with lots of love! Expect a pottery wonderland where cute little cats and bunnies jump and hop around in mugs and bowls. This Christmas, newly created panda mugs and a wide selection of cat brooches will be for sale too. Visit:

Dangerously glam, decidedly edgy, Bandit's line of handcrafted wrist bling and neck candy will add a little sparkle and whole lot of attitude to your wardrobe. Each piece is meticulously made with quality hardware, fine threads and embellishments sourced from all over the world. Prices start at $49. Custom pieces are also available. Visit: instagram @we_love_bandit

Cat Welfare Society
Grab their range of cute merchandise such as the new 2015 calendars, latest shirts, bags, books, and catnip toys for the kitties. There are also cats up for adoption at the market. Visit:

Cats Of The World
Lap up the cat postcards for sale, as well as limited-edition carry-all tote bags and hand-painted glasses with Cats and Christmas motifs.
Visit: instagram @catsoftheworldpurrzaar

Eastern Granola
Inspired by Southeast Asian flavours, Eastern Granola makes cereal with lots of tropical fruit and spices. Dig into five varieties: Original (mango, pineapple and nutmeg), Milo (chocolate-malt), 5Cs (curry, cashew, coconut, chili and chocolate), Thai Mango Salad (mango, peanuts, basil and fish sauce) and Eastern Muesli (sans added sugar and fat). Spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg, and speckled with bits of candied orange peel and sour cherries, their Christmas Cake granola is a truly festive blend and even comes with a sachet of cognac-soaked currants.

GoNuts is set up by a Singaporean girl and Canadian guy with three demanding cats in Singapore. For them, healthy food is minimally processed. They have tried every nut butter available in Singapore, and were not satisfied with the taste, texture and quality, so they decided to make their own such as Classic Macadamia, Hazelnut Honey, and Cashew Ginger that use ingredients like organic ginger, wild honey, raw cocoa and even sugar/nitrate free bacon! 

GOOOD Pet Collars 
Grab these colourful and cute collars designed for cats and dogs. With every collar, GOOOD Pet Collars will donate 5 cans of cat food to their adopted animal shelter. Visit: 

Howlistic Life
At Howlistic Life, every pet product is 100% human grade. Not compromising on quality, its range including wild fish oils and colloidal silver are fit for human consumption. Howlistic Life believes that pets are part of the family and should be treated and fed with quality products. It is the proud Distributor of K9 Natural, Dom & Cleo Organics, Wildwash all natural skin and coat product line for pets, Feline Natural raw cat food made in NZ, and Dear Deer 100% natural and free-dried treats made from free-range grass-fed deers in NZ.

Momshoo is a mother-and-daughter crafting duo who design whimsical creations using traditional techniques of hand-sewing and knitting. Momshoo is all about handmade items that are unique and personal, very much like a home-made gift from a friend. For the Purrzaar, they will offer special festive-edition fish cat toys and canvas pouches, together with their wonderful range of cat pins, cat nap eye pillows and passport covers. Visit: 

Oatsie's Trunk
Expect a range of cuddly pet-shaped cushions which are hand-drawn to proportions before they are being cut and sewn. These one-of-its-kind customised dog and cat designs come complete with pretty ribbon collars and trinkets! There are also pretty purses, cushion covers, and tote bags in lovely fabrics. Visit: 

Palate Sensations
Culinary studio, Palate Sensations, is offering a range of gourmet baked goods and sweet treats specially at the Purrzaar. Executive Chef Ruth Mesonero will make her Spanish specialty, empanadas, as well as savoury quiches, potato tortilla, chocolate tart, and almond tarts. They are also handing out free cat-shaped cookies and $30 gift vouchers with every food purchase. Visit 

An illustrator and character designer based in Singapore, Puffingmuffin’s goofy creations are born from mindless doodles and inspired by anything, and everything. She explores the twisted — sometimes less than desirable — bond among quirky characters that are caught in whimsical worlds. Through her relatable work, she hopes to put a smile on everyone’s face. Look out for her accessories crafted/hand-painted with love, that includes stickers, badges, purses and customized greeting cards on the spot for the festive season. She will also be drawing portraits at the Purrzaar. Visit: / 

Art products like notebooks, wearable art, pouches etc are handmade from artworks of two local artists, Ng Ling Tze aka Tamaow and Terence Koh aka Sloth. Both artists have always enjoyed the company of cats and get inspired to interpret them in the artworks. Their services also include graphic design, pet portrait painting and mural painting commission.

Whimsy and Magic
Whimsy and Magic is all about unique handmade artisan jewelry with designs that are inspired by nature and all things beautiful around us (especially the floras and faunas). Through its handmade items, it hopes to bring the wonders of Mother Nature closer to one’s heart. /

Goddess Marketplace Vendors

Aurora Alchemy Healing Oils
Enjoy these sacred powerful healing potions that are packed with essential oils, crystals, flowers and herbs. These highly sought-after Goddess oils give an immediate energy boost to your body, mind and spirit. It’s perfect for the spirit of Gifting. Some of the house favourites can be found in handy 10ml bottles. Plus Happy Purrzaar day prices for regular 25ml bottles.

Crème Fraîche n' Pink
Expect delicious and divine homemade cupcakes and cookies that use the freshest ingredients without any preservatives or artificial flavouring. Baked and sold within 24 hours, the confectionary are sugar-coated with homemade reduced-sugar marshmallow fondant, and crowned with magical symbols and icons. Savour the divine unicorn and rainbow cupcakes at the market.

Cosset believes that clothes can be more than just looking good, it can help you to feel good too. Made with incredibly soft, luxurious and sustainable bamboo fabric, Cosset’s buildable basics are so versatile, you can wear them from work to working out, or from lounging to travelling. Plus this brand is about planetary consciousness as every time you shop, Cosset gives back 1% to the planet.

Full Circle Akashic Record Reading
Gain insight into the past as Tarra Tae from Full Circle SG takes one back to key pivotal moments in his/her Akashic Record, wherein lies the key to liberation and healing. As she works with your guides and Ascended Masters, you’ll be taken back safely into past core wounds, sending healing into the present and ultimately your future. Visit:     

Galactic Shields
Galactic Shields are individualized personal geomancy channeled from a Higher Dimension to align your physical, mental, emotional body and soul. This 3-D divine matrix and blueprint in the form of geometric grid shapes is a reflection of one’s personal Energy field and Cosmic DNA. It activates the individual’s portal beyond time and space to achieve optimum results in protection, healing, meditation and exploration of Light codes within.

Goddess Dividends
Goddess Dividends presents a bounty of goodies with wild-harvested white ceremonial sage, intimately-curated crystals, hand-crafted gratitude journals, sound healing tools and magical pouches. Expect more gifts, creativity and insights to open up by signing up for the artistic and intuitive attunement classes and workshops at Holyday Within.

Goddess Samba  
Ignite your sacred flame with the Brazilian Samba or Samba nó Pe - the perfect way to honour the fiery, passionate Goddess within. Feel and learn the pulsing Samba rhythm with Samba Goddesses, Farah and Nor, as they take you through a fun and liberating journey to health. Fusion classes, Goddess Samba Yoga and Vida Yoga are also available. Demonstrations will be held at certain times throughout the day. Visit:

La Luce
Home chef Cheryl will be whipping up some of her favourite family's culinary dishes such as garlic bread, mushroom soup and tiramisu. Purchase her delectable homemade garlic herb spreads – an ideal takeaway for the festive parties.

Pen International
Pick some of your favourite authors and magical oracles carried by Pen International. Among the best top-selling spiritual books, tarot and oracle decks, and CDs, shoppers will be able to pick up something life-changing for themselves, friends and loved ones.

Perfect Timing
From greeting cards to space clearing tools, Perfect Timing offers magical items that will help light up your path and colour it divine. Do come by to take a whiff of the sacred Palo Santo incense to ignite your senses. 

Sun Goddess Tarot
Looking for directions in your career or relationship?  End the year right and kickstart 2015 with an insightful reading with Joanna Ash who will be providing intuitive readings, combining multiple metaphysical modalities of Tarot and Numerology with her clairvoyance.  Her refreshing style aims to provide options for one to make the right choices and achieve the desired outcome.

SuperNatural brings you the best of Mother Earth's nourishing gifts for humanity. You’ll be able to pick up delicious superfood like organic Hempseed oil, raw organic honey and yummy Dukkah from Australia. It's time we eat to love ourselves. So get that SuperNatural glow and inside out beauty as you activate your self-healing power.

Designed for ease of wear, fun and adjustability, Stikk is a range of casual pants that are fastened by Velcro. The idea behind it is simple – pull it on, stick it down, and flip it over. It’s perfect for a day at the beach or hanging out at the pool, and great for expectant mums who are growing by the day and want to get around in light, comfy, and adjustable bottoms that will see them through their pregnancy.

For more assistance, please contact:
Carlyn Law / 9362 3626