Q. My 17 year old cat is drinking a lot, acts as if he always hungry ,and his hair is coming out if you barely pull on it.

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A. These are signs that needs to be checked with a blood test and urine analysis. There are different disease that can cause those signs such as diabetes mellitus, hyperthyroidism, renal failure and others. Weight loss may be present as well. I would recommend to take him to your vet for a consultation and more investigations.

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