ailurophilia

ai·lu·ro·phile

 (ī-lo͝or′ə-fīl′, ā-lo͝or′-)
n.
One who loves cats.

[Greek ailouros, cat + -phile.]

ai·lu·ro·phil′i·a (-fĭl′ē-ə) n.
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aileurophilia, ailurophilia

an abnormal fondness for cats.
See also: -Phile, -Philia, -Phily
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