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My cat was diagnosed with uti,even tho he drinks a lot of water

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my cat was diagnosed with uti,even tho he drinks a lot of water and was peeing a lot.he was prescribed enrofloxacin,4th day on he is acting constipated.just had to pull poop hanging out from his bottom.the reason I took him to vet was,he stopprd eating for few days ,major weight loss,lethargy and pooping outside his box(still is,what ther is of it)I also had been giving him tuna as a treat(he literally bcame addicted,i was afraid of mercury poison.he is eating dry again.has also lost muscle mass in back legs.sometimes loses his balance and touble getting up from laying position.heis 13 yrs old and a main coon,so he is a big guy.eating little bit at a time past few days.4th day on the enrofloxacin
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  VetTechErin replied 2 years ago.
Hi there! My name is ***** ***** I'd be happy to answer your question about Sirrus. When you say he is acting constipated, do you mean he is struggling to defecate? Is he squatting down and pushing, but not able to push anything through?