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Hello - I am Dr. Matt - I would be glad to help you with your question.
I can definitely take a look at the x-rays for you. Are you able to post the x-rays on here? You can use the paper clip icon to attach the pictures to the chat box.
Yes thank you. Do you have another view (2nd x-ray) of her abdominal area?
Is Florence having any trouble or pain when urinating?
Did your vet examine a urine sample?
The appearance of the opaque object is definitely consistent with a urinary tract stone as this is what they generally look like. But, the object is not in the urinary bladder and does seem to be in an odd location to be in the urethra. At this point, I would ask your vet to take another x-ray to get a different view of the suspected stone. Other possible causes would be something stuck in her hair or a contaminant on the x-ray film therefore the second view will help rule those out very easily. I would also ask your vet to try to check a urine sample and potentially try to pass a urinary catheter. This will also help rule out if the object is truly a urinary tract stone or not.
Hope this helps to answer your question - if not or if you have any more questions please feel free to reply. Thank you for your question.