from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An establishment where cats are kept and bred.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A place where cats are bred.
  • n. A place where cats board when their owners are on holiday

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A place for the keeping and breeding of cats.


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  • aw, man, i'm so sorry it's stressing you out so bad. *hugs* surely they'll let you call the cattery while you're on the trip to check on him? maybe even talk to him?

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  • The cattery was a rectangular room taken up by big knee-high stone tables.

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  • One of the first American women to start a "cattery" in this country was

    Concerning Cats My Own and Some Others

  • They were shown over the cattery, the piggery, the milkers, and the kennelry, as Mrs. Mortimer called her live stock departments.


  • Put the cat into the cattery, arranged with a neighbour to take time off to take and collect her from the hospital, cancelled the milk, etc

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  • You've booked the cat into a cattery, arranged for your daughter's best friend to look after the hamster, and sounded out next door about watering the plants while you are away.

    The Guardian Money guide to having a trouble-free holiday

  • This year, Consumer Reports ordered 80 small bags of Maine coon cat hair from a cattery and then repeatedly spread 15 grams on an 18-inch by 54-inch strip of carpet.

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  • SUICA was someone in Guatamala taspo was the Trinidad All Steel Percussion Orchestra mixi was a Finnish kennel and cattery

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  • A new state-of-the-art cattery, with reflective glass of the kind one sees in top-end business hotels, is currently being built.

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  • I contemplate buying a cattery (less bending than blueberries. though a raspberry is an awesome sounding alternative idea) on a regular basis, with a friend of mine who also has a stressful job and likes cats.

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