Driving Directions:

Coming from Twin Cities/Owatonna 

From the Owatonna area:  Traveling South on I-35, travel 9.5 miles to Exit #32, (Hope Exit). Take the exit and turn right onto County Road #4, drive 1 mile to stop sign. ( You will see a business in front of you called Krause Grain & Feed).

Turn right at this stop sign. You will drive through the small town. Once outside of town, the road (County #4) will turn to your left by the Railroad tracks.

Drive 4.5 miles to a stop sign, then turn left onto County Road #7.

In 1.3 miles County Roads  #7 and #29 "meet" at a "T" shaped intersection. Go straight on #29. You are traveling to the West.

In one more mile #29 becomes #20. 

Drive 1 more mile to County Road #63 and turn left. Drive 3/4 of a mile. You have arrived! Sign above mailbox  for Cat's Cottage Inn.


From Waseca:

Traveling South on  Hwy 13 for approximately 8.5 miles, then turn left onto County Road #20, travel 3.5  miles, turn right onto County Road #63. 

Travel 3/4 mile - arrived! Sign above the mail box for Cat's Cottage Inn.


From Mankato:

Take US Hwy. 14 East to Waseca. Take the MN-13 exit toward Waseca. 

Then follow the directions From Waseca  shown above.


From Albert Lea:

Check your maps, as you can either come via I-35 or Hwy 13 North.

These directions are for coming North on Hwy. 13: Traveling North on Hwy. 13, drive to New Richland. Turn right onto MN #30. Drive for 3 miles to County Road #63, turn left (North) and drive for 1 mile to stop sign. Turn right, then immediately turn left to continue on #63. Travel 3.5 miles on #63 to Cat's Cottage Inn. Sign above my mailbox.


From Rochester:

Travel West on Hwy 14 to Owatonna area, then take I-35 South. Follow rest of directions "From Owatonna" as written above.




Vacation Lodging/Boarding Just for Cats

Cat's Cottage Inn


We are recommended

by Veterinarians.

We are conveniently located in Southern Minnesota  within minutes of two major Interstate Roads,  I-35 and I-90.


We are located in a beautiful rural area, and very easy to drive to.

  • 15 minutes from Owatonna
  • 15 minutes from Waseca
  • 20 minutes from Albert Lea
  • 45 minutes from Mankato
  • 45 minutes from Austin
  • 50 minutes from Northfield
  • 75 minutes from Twin Cities southern suburbs. 

If you are driving with GPS, please look for our sign

above our mailbox to make sure you have the

correct driveway.

Call Us !

+1.507-463-2287


Go to our Contact Page

to send us an Email


We serve a wide area of people who are seeking spacious, private, home-like  accommodations for their cats. 


You can relax, knowing that your cat is in a clean, quiet, safe and comfortable environment, and is being cared for by people who love cats.


Minnesota's Finest Cat Boarding Facility


Cat's Cottage Inn

27197 170th Street

New Richland, MN 56072



​"Definitely worth the Drive" ​our Customers say

Construction Alert: Summer 2016 - If you come from Owatonna via the Lemond Road, there will be construction on that road this Spring/Summer.

Please plan accordingly! We suggest you following the Directions listed below.