Q. Weight loss vomiting eats fine pees and defecates formed feces cat is on hairball meds vomit does not have hair in it

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A. This could be a linear foreign body partially obstructing and irritating his intestines. This should be checked by a vet - sometimes it's possible to feel something while palpating although the best diagnostic tool for this condition is a specialist ultrasound.

It could also be a food allergy - in that case changing his food would be crucial.

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