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Sat Oct 31 @11:00AM - 04:00PM
Black Cat Strut 5K Walk/5Mile Run
Mon Nov 02 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Regular Board Meeting
Sat Nov 14 @10:00AM - 03:00PM
SELF Bazaar
Sat Nov 21 @ 9:00AM - 05:00PM
Holiday Bazaar
Sun Nov 22 @ 9:00AM - 05:00PM
Holiday Bazaar
Mon Dec 07 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Regular Board Meeting
Sun Dec 13 @10:00AM - 04:00PM
Holiday Open House

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Black Friday Adoption Special

Looking for a new companion and familiy member (or two) this holiday season? Look no further, because we have a great deal for you! This weekend, from Friday through Monday, ICS will waive the adoption fee for any one cat or kitten (companions, $25). This is a Black Friday deal you don't want to miss!

We hope to see you during our expanded adoption hours!

Friday November 27: 12pm - 6pm

Saturday November 28: 10am - 4pm

Sunday November 29: 1pm - 4pm

Monday November 30: 12pm - 6pm

Black Friday Promo

Holiday ICS Events


We hope that you will consider joining us for some of our upcoming holiday events. Thank you for all of the support you have given to ICS this year, and every year. Our kitties are truly fortunate for such a wonderful community, and we all hope that you enjoy a restful and wonderous holiday season!

  • December 1 - Giving Tuesday: Join us online at to participate in Giving Tuesday and give back to all of your favorite local charities.
  • December 9-10 - AllIN Giving Day: A special online giving day just for Indiana charities! Join ICS and many others at
  • December 12-13 - Our yearly Holiday Open House at the ICS Shelter, 10am - 4pm

Birthday Donation from a Wonderful Young Man


Young Henry Zemlik recently celebrated his 9th birthday and instead of presents he asked for donations of supples for the ICS. Henry and his brother and their mom, Marina, recently stopped in with all these wonderful donations of litter and food and toys for the cats and kittens at the ICS. This is the second year that Henry has asked for these birthday donations and brought them in for our cats. What a wonderful young man! What a wonderful family to think of helping our cats and kittens. Thank you again Henry. And the kitties hope you and your brother will come visit them again soon!





Our fosters are all such amazing people. They not only give their time but also their love to their 'charges' when they agree to foster for the Independent Cat Society. We thank each and every one of them.  From the ones who take in the mommas with kittens or who are about to have kittens, to the ones that take the young babies without a momma or the ones who choose to help the older kitties who can't adjust to shelter life and the ones who take our 'special needs' kitties who have health issues and need more care than we can give them at the shelter. These are all wonderful caring people without who the ICS could not function. We thank you all from the bottom of our hearts!

Just one example of our ICS fosters is the the foster dad who cared for Damien and Jimmy and their two other fostermates, Callie and Cathloua, for several years. But within the last year we were fortunate enough to find wonderful homes for all four of these kitties. But happily the foster dad is able to visit regularly with Damien and Jimmy in their new forever home with Dee Dunheim. And they seem to love having him come to visit. They have the best of both worlds. A new wonderful forever home with Dee and regular visits from their former foster dad.

Won't you consider being a foster for the Independent Cat Society. Think of the life or lives you might save by doing so. For more information on being a foster for the ICS please contact us at 219-785-4936 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




Some wonderful kids stopped in at the ICS on Sunday to bring in a donation they and some of their friends had collected for the kitties at the ICS by selling lemonade at lemonade stands this summer. These wonderful kids donated over $55 to help the kitties. The ICS wants to thank Niamh Berg-O'Reilly, Aoife Berg-O'Reilly, Hannah Rigg, Hailey Rigg, Dylan Guess and Devin Bently for their hard work and their generous donation. Snowball, Aggie and Mocha wanted to thank them too!!