Do you want to give back this holiday season? Why not donate to your local cat shelter or rescue group! It is as simple as looking around your own home for items needed by shelters. Get your friends and coworkers involved too. The SPCA of Texas’ wish list of donation wishlist includes regular household items like – towels, blankets, paper towels as well as canned cat food, treats, pill pockets, cat toys, and even shoe boxes, toilet paper rolls, wine corks, and leftover wrapping paper. You can easily collect these items around your home to help cats in need! Here is a list of goods that most cat shelters need.

cat shelter

1. Daily Cat Shelter Needs

Clean Bath Towels


Hand Sanitizer

Paper Towels

Baby or pet wipes

Trash bags (all sizes)

Window cleaner


Canned cat food (for picky eaters!)

Pill Pockets for cats

Kitten Formula

Nursing bottles

Litter pans

2. Toys

Cat Dice

Tower cat toys

Cat Kicker toys

Cat tunnels

Cat Activity Board (any option works!)

3. Administrative

Ink pens (blue/black)


Post It notes

Copier paper (white/colour—8 1/2 x 11)


Dry erase markers

Dry erase spray

4. Enrichment Program

Canned tuna

Canned chicken

Small paper dixie cups


Cat Grass


Spray bottles

Toilet paper or paper towel rolls

Shoe boxes or tissue boxes

Wine corks

Leftover string or twine

Leftover gift wrap or tissue

Leftover party decorations

Shredded paper

Snuggle Pets

Take a look around your house and make your donation to a local cat shelter today!