Animals

Woman can’t keep the dog that saved her life

Scotty rescued Nonzame Vuyi in a shack fire in Cape Town; now he may have to be sent to the Eastern Cape

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News | 5 February 2019

Khayelitsha clinic saves lives of our best friends

Mdzananda Animal Clinic treats nearly 700 animals a month

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Photo Essay | 1 February 2019

Mfuleni’s marvellous pets

While dogs are the most popular pet, some very curious creatures have formed lasting friendships with the township’s residents

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Photo Essay | 22 January 2019

Wimpy targeted by animal rights campaigners

Faith-based collective wants restaurants to source eggs from chickens which are not caged

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News | 27 September 2018

Killing rats: a clash of values

NSPCA and city’s residents disagree on how to do pest control

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Science | 23 February 2018

SPCA dropped by Lottery

Cuts affect services to poor communities

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Feature | 21 February 2018

Uncertain future for False Bay animal rescue shelter

TEARS needs funding to continue providing free veterinary care to animals in Oceanview, Masiphumelele, Vrygrond, and Red Hill

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News | 4 July 2017

Dogs stand in line for anti-rabies vaccinations

Government on a drive to prevent rabies

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Brief | 13 June 2017

Fire victims in Imizamo Yethu wait to be reunited with their pets

Animal welfare group says City has let them down

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News | 7 April 2017

Donkeys smuggled from SA to China for medicine

North West government to start donkey production programme

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News | 24 February 2017

How our Constitution views animals

Court says “animals are sentient beings” capable of suffering and pain

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Law | 22 February 2017

Meet Khayelitsha’s adorable pets

Volunteer facility provides essential medical care to residents’ best friends

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Photo Essay | 21 February 2017

Putting the horse before the cart

Cart horses depend for their welfare on their drivers and owners, and the grooms and farriers that help them

Text and all photos by Nicholas Ashby.

Feature | 10 November 2016

“They’re stealing the sport”

An in-depth look at the changing face of traditional horse racing in the Eastern Cape - Part Three

Text by Christopher Clark. Photos by Masixole Feni.

Feature | 2 November 2016

Abattoir workers win unfair dismissal case on appeal

Judge Davis criticises formalistic approach by Labour court

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Brief | 22 August 2016

Hangberg’s dog rescuer

Up in the cramped Hout Bay district of Hangberg, Shaygam Newman lives on the edge with a dream - to develop the refuge he maintains for dogs and cats

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Photo Essay | 8 June 2016