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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.

​"Definitely worth the Drive" ​our Customers say

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.


Vacation Lodging/Boarding Just for Cats

Cat's Cottage Inn


We are recommended

by Veterinarians.

Minnesota's Finest Cat Boarding Facility


Cat's Cottage Inn

27197 170th Street

New Richland, MN 56072



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.

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.