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Hello. Thanks for writing in. My name is***** and I would be happy to help you. I am not set up to do phone calls but would be happy to answer any questions you do have online. If you get a request for a phone call, it is from the website and not myself. I am willing to bet that she is urinating somewhere else. Urinating once every 3 days is not compatible with life. That would either mean that she is in acute renal failure or has some type of obstruction of urine flowing out of the bladder, neither which they can live with for 3 days, much less have normal blood work. I would get a black light and check around your house, especially behind furniture. She has to have urinated elsewhere. The defecation every 3 days is possible. She may have a condition called megacolon, where the colon doesn't move very well, and she gets constipated. I would have your vet get an x-ray of the abdomen to confirm that. If her stool seems very firm or hard, I would put her on a stool softener. If not that firm or hard, I would just try adding some fiber to her diet. A teaspoon of either Metamucil or pure canned pumpkin with each meal should do it. If still not helping, I would talk to your vet about putting her on Cisapride to help improve intestinal motility. Please let me know if you have any other questions or concerns. Hope this helps.
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Hello. I was just following up to see how Matahari is doing and to see if you have any further questions.