Our Wishlist

Making Wishes Come True

Donate to the specific needs of animals in our care.

Check out this Amazon Wish List for our most needed items. You can shop online and have them delivered directly to the shelter!

Special Needs for Spring Baby Season

In the spring months, we take in more kittens and puppies and need supplies for baby animals. Foster volunteers are needed to help care for litters. Contact Humane Indiana’s volunteer coordinator at abaiz@humaneindiana.org or (219)922-3811 to learn how you can help.

You can visit our Animal Baby Shower to learn more about baby animals at Humane Indiana. Check out our event page for details.

Items Needed for spring baby season

  • KMR Kitten Formula 
  • Esbilac puppy formula 
  • Kitten and puppy nursing bottles 
  • Canned kitten food (Science Diet preferred) 
  • Canned puppy food (Science Diet Preferred) 
  • Non-clumping cat litter 
  • Blankets or towels

Daily Operation Needs

Below is a list of items that we need for daily operations. The animals thank you for your help. All contributions are tax deductible, as allowed by law.


  • 13- and 55-gallon trash bags 
  • Dawn dish soap 
  • HE liquid laundry detergent 
  • Bath and beach towels 
  • Paper towels 
  • Powder-Free latex gloves (medium and large)Animal Care  
  • Small, medium, and large litter pans 
  • Non-clumping cat litter 
  • Puppy pads 
  • Blankets, comforters, and pet beds 
  • Bagged Timothy Hay  
  • Heating pads 
  • Nursing bottles (puppies & kittens) 
  • Small, medium, large, and XL travel crates

Toys and Enrichment 

  • Kongs/Dog toys/Cat toys 
  • Cat food dispensing toys 
  • Dog puzzle feeders 
  • Dried cinnamon and cloves 
  • Empty cereal boxes (or similar type boxes) 
  • Empty toilet paper and paper towel rolls 
  • Brown paper bags 
  • Feliway diffusers and refills 
  • Food-scented air freshener 
  • Hot dogs 
  • Medium and large dog collars and harnesses 
  • Pipe cleaners 
  • Rabbit and guinea pig toys and treats 
  • Rawhides and hallow marrow bones 
  • Shower curtain rings 
  • Stretch and Scratch cat exercisers

Wildlife Rehabilitation Supplies

  • Non-auto shut off heating pads
  • Metal and ceramic pet dishes
  • Plastic storage totes with lids (small and large)
  • Reptile UVA/UVB bulbs
  • Kleenex (no aloe)
  • Zip Lock Bags
  • Hard plastic kiddie pools
  • Wooden nest boxes (all sizes)
  • Pedialyte
  • Latex gloves

Wildlife Food Items

  • Nuts, Acorns, pecans, walnuts
  • Suet, whole corn
  • Bird seed (millet, sunflowers, safflower, nyger, mixed)
  • Fresh fish
  • Fresh/frozen chicken/ Pork/ Beef
  • Baby food (meat, fruit, veggies)
  • Cooking spices
  • Mealworms, crickets, wax worms 


  • Rope and PVC pipe (all sizes)
  • Zip/Cable ties and bungee cords
  • Heave duty hoses, pressure washer
  • Lumber, shelving unites
  • Rakes, scrub burshes, garden tools
  • pet-safe icemelt/salt 


  • Postage stamps (regular and post card) 
  • Gift Cards (PetSmart, Wal-mart, Meijer, Target, Office Max, Staples, Petco, etc.) and gas cards for animal transport vehicle 
  • 20 lb. copier paper 
  • General office supplies