To the Netherlands/Dutch fans.  Anita, Community Manager of EA Netherlands put out the following statement on the availability of the Limited Edition for The Sims 3 Pets.  Keep in mind it has been translated from Dutch:

All rumors to the world I would be glad to help confirm that the Limited Edition of The Sims 3 Pets in the Netherlands will be available at (presumably) all the famous stores.

The stores will soon, on their web sites, this is something which is now under way, hence this delay in communication. In Belgium, the Limited Edition is not available. The Limited Edition also available through Origin for both countries.

The Limited Edition for the PC includes an exclusive pet that is not in the normal version. The Limited Edition for the console contains 10 exclusive species.

Anita – Community Manager EA Netherland

News via Sims Nieuws and Sunset Valley Times