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Shelter Requests

Current Shelter Population: 102

Shelter Requests


The GCFA Shelter is always in need of items as the shelter has a lengthy list of monthly expenses. Considering such, please think about donating any of the items below from our GCFA Shelter request list:

Cash Donations

Wood Stove Pellets (Menards)

Paper Towels 

Sun & Earth deep cleaning laundry detergent

Marshall’s ferret food 

Totally Ferret food* 

13, 30 & 55 gallon trash bags

Laxatone (or Laxastat) 

“Ferrets for Dummies” book by Kim Shilling (new or used)

Brother TN-330 Toner Cartridge-for shelter printer 

Bedding Material - thin fleece

Ferret Nation Cages - New or Used


The GCFA Shelter's montly expenses are listed below so please considering visiting our Donating Funds page to help cover these costs. Please note that all amounts are approximate and subject to change.

Food: $500.00

Litter: $190.00

Cleaning Supplies: $90.00

Vet/Rx: $2,500.00 

Newsletter: $280.00

Rent: $1,200.00

Utilities: $940-1800

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Monthly Shelter Expenses

Cleaning Supplies:

..all prices are approximate..

GFSOE Sponsors

Greatest Sponsor On Earth

In Honor of Patrick & Gisele Fund

 Ness Exotic Wellness Center

Ringmaster of Specialties

 Animal House of Chicago

Ringmaster of Titles I

Glenwood Village Pet Hospital

Ringmaster of Titles II

Chicago Exotics Animal Hospital 

Companion Title Class


Casey's Hidden Pantry

Late Alter Title Class

 Totally Ferret

Adolescent Title Class

Ferret Breeders Network

Breeder Title Class

---additional note---
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We Support Bissel Lost Pet USA