Entries by Craig Stone

The differences between SPCA and Funda Nenja

“Are they the same organisations?” many people ask – the simple answer is no, they are two different organisations. Both organisations are NPO’s and both address aspects of animal welfare BUT, in two totally different ways and at very different levels. SPCA and Funda Nenja operate from two separate locations. Allow me to clarify the […]

Celebrating years of selfless service to uMngeni SPCA

The uMngeni SPCA recently held an informal tea to honour and thank the very special volunteers that work at our SPCA Centre and have been selflessly serving our Society for many, many years. Anne Smith has been the driving force behind establishing our Gardeners’ Corner, firstly at Campbell Road and later at our Fundraising Centre […]

SPCA Helps Funda Nenja Township Dogs

Last week the volunteers from Funda Nenja, the township dog training initiative in Mpophomeni, brought a little sick puppy named Danger in to the uMngeni SPCA.   His young owner had given them his house number but couldn’t remember his phone number.   Thankfully, with care and treatment Danger recovered but when our Field Officer tried to […]

Wild Animals Belong in the Wild

Having just had family visiting from UK we needed to find them some big game without travelling all the way to the Kruger or Zululand.   We’d heard about a private “Big Five” Game Reserve just outside Ladysmith.   We sincerely hoped that the big cats weren’t in small camps inside the main park as they are […]