How Can You Help The Ferndale Cat Shelter?

Want to support the kitties of Ferndale and the surrounding Metro Detroit area? The Ferndale Cat Shelter is incredibly thankful for the wonderful monetary and item donations we receive. The assistance goes a long way in supporting veterinary bills, adoption and foster efforts, and our trap-neuter-return program.

Donate to the Claws

As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, all of your donations to the Ferndale Cat Shelter will be tax-deductible. Monetary donations can be dropped off or mailed the address below, or online through any of the following channels. Additionally, we always can use gift cards to local pet stores or, and we accept any unused item or supply donations at the Catfe. You can see a full list of donation options and items we accept below.

Drop-Off Address:

821 Livernois,
Ferndale, MI 48220


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Donate to the Ferndale Cat Shelter via PayPal

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Item Donations

We always appreciate item donations to help feed, entertain or care for the kitties at our rescue! Donations can be dropped off at the Catfe Lounge at 821 Livernois, Ferndale 48220.

  • Unopened wet/dry cat and kitten food
  • Unopened prescription food
  • Cat litter
  • Litter Genie refills
  • New cat toys, beds, scratching posts, litter boxes or scoopers
  •  Cleaning supplies: fragrance-free laundry detergent and dryer sheets, glass cleaner, bleach, hand sanitizer, paper towel, kitchen-size garbage bags, Swiffer floor duster refills, q-tips, or Dawn dish soap
    * Note we do not accept used items

Amazon Smile & Wishlist

Do you regularly shop on Amazon? Your purchases can help support the Ferndale Cat Shelter! Visit and search for the Ferndale Cat Shelter, and Amazon will donate 0.5% of all purchases to our rescue. You can click on the Amazon Smile link below to select FCS as your preferred charity.

We’ve also set up a Wish List on Amazon with some of our biggest needs for the shelter and our foster network. Check it out if you’re in a giving mood!


Want To Donate Your Time Instead?

Looking to volunteer and get involved with the organization? Please fill out our volunteer application here.