It had to happen sometime, it's just surprising that Singapore has bloomed so late in the proverbial season. Hello Kitty has exploded in popularity across the globe, but it was in Singapore wherefans got truly out of hand in their mad dashes to buy up the latest releases of the ever-popular toys – this time 'round, a kitten in a skeleton.
Hundreds had begun queueing from Wednesday night to get their hands on a kitten in a skeleton outfit, depicting a character from the German fairy tale "The Singing Bone".
It was the last of a series of six limited-edition Hello Kitty characters dressed in different outfits from popular fairy tales which were being sold by McDonald's this month.
In some outlets, chaos broke out amid rampant queue jumping as supplies of the toys ran out soon after the stores opened for business on Thursday.
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