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[kat-uh-ree] /ˈkæt ə ri/
noun, plural catteries.
a place where cats are kept and bred.
Origin of cattery
First recorded in 1785-95; cat + -ery Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • She would not have left Quast and the cattery in the same unceremonious fashion to get on as best they might.

    Simon the Jester William J. Locke
  • Her cattery is known as the "Calumet Kennel," and there is no better judge of cats in the country than Mrs. Colburn.

    Concerning Cats Helen M. Winslow
British Dictionary definitions for cattery


noun (pl) -teries
a place where cats are bred or looked after
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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