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Q. My son's cat has lost a great deal of weight and has to urinate frequently. What could be wrong?

A. I'm not sure what what age of your son's cat is, but the first problems that come to mind would be diabetes or kidney disease. This is a situation where an exam, bloodwork and a urinalysis are required to pinpoint the problem. I would recommend that you make an appointment as soon as possible to pursue these diagnostics in order to get the appropriate treatment plan.

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AMY S. EUTSEY, DVM

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