Q. My adult cat seems to have trouble going to the bathroom, both defecating and urinating. He is about 7 years old, and sometimes cries out.

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A. You should arrange a full check up with your vet and a urine test may be required. Male cats are at risk of blockages of the waterworks so I would investigate this as soon as possible in order to limit the risk of any complications. A change in diet is often all that is needed depending on his lab work

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