Gypsy Cats is a not for profit facility in Chicago, caring for stray cats, getting them off the street, giving them needed medical attention, and allowing them to live their lives in warmth and comfort. Gypsy Cats is a registered 501(c)3 organization. Gypsy Cats is always in need to donations to help support the animals we care for. Please see our Wish List below and consider sponsoring one of our Adoptable or Permanent Resident cats!

Gypsy Cats NFP provides food, shelter, and medical care and, as such, donations of food, cat litter, and money are constant needs. We seek "sponsors" to provide regular donations/funding toward the care and feeding of our permanent residents, and every little bit helps. Gypsy cats also takes household donations, from a few items to whole house/estates. Please also consider Gypsy Cats for charitable gifts such as "in lieu of flowers" donations. We, and the cats, thank you!

Wish List

Immediate Needs:

  • Cat and Kitten wet food
    Special request: Nutro Natural Choice Indoor Mature Health Senior Chicken and Lamb canned food
  • Cat and Kitten dry food
    Special Request: Blue Buffalo Sensitive Stomach (dry)
  • Scoopable kitty litter
  • Disposable small plates/trays and forks
  • Drinkwell water fountain(s)
  • Heated outdoor kennel pad(s)
  • Large plastic storage bins to make into shelters
  • Cleaning supplies: Paper towels, 409, Clorox wipes, vinegar, dish soap, Murphy's oil soap, Tide laundry liquid soap, dryer sheets, garbage bags
  • Financial Donations

Always Need:

  • Cat toys
  • Cat beds
  • WeeWee Pads
  • Large cat trees and kitty condos
  • Cat Practice (veterinarian) Gift Certificates
  • Gift Cards from Walmart, Fleet Farm, Pet Supplies Plus, PetCo, PetSmart
  • Litter Scoopers
  • KMR Powdered Milk Replacer (for baby kittens)
  • Household Donations: clothing, jewelry, glassware, books, small furniture, lamps. Estate donations are welcomed (resales raise money for Gypsy Cats).
  • Donations in lieu of flowers

Other Items::

  • Small rotating fans
  • Air purifiers
  • High-efficiency light bulbs
  • Insulation - hard or fiber faced
  • Plastic sheeting, clear 3mm
  • Cloth towels for bedding
  • More scoopable kitty litter
  • Volunteers
  • Foster Homes
  • Someone to install already-purchased new windows


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