[ kat-uh-ree ]
/ ˈkæt ə ri /

noun, plural cat·te·ries.

a place where cats are kept and bred.

Origin of cattery

First recorded in 1785–95; cat + -ery Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for cattery

  • 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

/ (ˈkætərɪ) /

noun plural -teries

a place where cats are bred or looked after
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