In-Kind Donation List

In addition to financial contributions, the shelter also has a need for in-kind donations. The items included here are all important to our mission and deeply appreciated. All items can be dropped off at FFL during business hours (Tuesday - Saturday 12-6pm and Sunday 12-5pm). Donations may also be sent to Friends For Life at 107 E. 22nd Street, Houston, TX 77008.

Or shop online and have your donated items shipped directly to Friends For Life using our Amazon Wish List!

If you ship items to the shelter via Amazon, please send an email to so that we can be on the look out and send you an acknowledgement.

Friends For Life Wish List


Kirkland Super Premium Maintenance Dry Cat food – chicken & rice formula (Kirkland is a Costco brand)

Fancy Feast Classic Adult canned cat food – beef/poultry flavors only (no fish/seafood)

Science Diet Kitten canned food – Liver & Chicken Entree

Science Diet Kitten Healthy Development Original dry food

Fancy Feast kitten – tender turkey feast

Canned or Dry puppy and dog food (Pro Plan, Nutro, Wellness, Science Diet, Purina, Pedigree)

Grain Free Food for animals with allergies (Wellness, Natura, Blue Buffalo, no chicken/beef)

AD or ID canned food (available at veterinarians w/o prescription, used for feeding starved or seriously ill cats and dogs)

Jars of all-meat baby food (beef, chicken or turkey)

Soft, chewy dog training treats (BilJac liver treats, Wellness Pure Rewards, Zuke's Mini Naturals, Cloud Star Chewy treats – No Milkbones please)

Fresh Pet Select Dog Food (available at Walmart) 

Puppy/Dog Toys

Chew Toys (Nylabone preferred)

Dog Kongs (Extra Large only)

Biggies Bungee Bunny Pouch Toy for training (available here)

Bunny Jackpot & Tug Toy for training (available here)

Power Paws Tug-N-Treat Dog Toy (available here)

Horseman's Pride Jolly Ball Tug and Toss (available here or Amazon)

Nose-It (available here or Amazon)

Puppy/Dog Gear

Front clip harnesses (SENSE-ation)

Calming Cap (available here)

Martingale collars

Folding Dog Crates – Large 48" and Medium 42" sizes

Kitten/Cat Toys

Catnip toys and catnip

Medical Supplies

Greenies Pill Pockets for dogs (any flavor)

Frontline Plus flea/tick prevention (all sizes) or Pet Armour 

Heartgard Plus Chewables (all sizes)

Advantage or Advantix flea/tick prevention (all sizes)

Ivermectin 1% solution (available at most feed stores)

Clipper refill blades (#40)

SnuggleSafe Pet Heating Pad

Feliway Plug-In Electric Diffusers and Refills

Joint Health Supplement for Cats (Cosequin brand) 

Gift Cards

Kroger/HEB/WalMart/Target (for shelter supplies)


Gas Cards (our mobile adoption vehicle LOVES gas!)

Home Depot

Kennel Supplies

Paper Towels

Puppy Pee Pads

Liquid laundry detergent

Bleach (liquid)

Multi-purpose glass cleaner

Dishwasher detergent (powder only)

Dishwashing Liquid

Trash bags (13 and 39 gallon sizes)

Gel alcohol hand sanitizer

Office Supplies

First-class postage stamps

Pens and markers (Sharpie)

Scotch tape (refill rolls)

Copy/Multi-purpose paper (color and white)

Kleenex tissues

"I'll Be Home Soon: How to Prevent and Treat Separation Anxiety" by Patricia B. McConnell Ph.D.

Only new or excellent condition

Event tent (portable, pop-up tent for mobile adoption events)

Rubbermaid tubs with tops (18-gallon size) for our feral cat housing program – volunteers cut doors & insulate and we provide to feral colony feeders to keep ferals sheltered in winter.

And last but not least

Ford e350 or e450 Ecoline Cargo Van -- any color (prefer white). We know this is a BIG request but it's something we truly need for transporting supplies and animals. You don't know unless you ask, right?