2001 Nissan Maxima Front Catalytic Converter Issue?

I'm replacing the front catalytic converter on my car which and I was able to remove all the bolts but I'm the catalytic converter itself is stuck to the precat and to the y pipe. I don't know if I'm supposed to hit it with a hammer or pry it off. I would appreciate any feedback. Some additional... show more I'm replacing the front catalytic converter on my car which and I was able to remove all the bolts but I'm the catalytic converter itself is stuck to the precat and to the y pipe. I don't know if I'm supposed to hit it with a hammer or pry it off. I would appreciate any feedback. Some additional information, the reason why I am replacing it is because my CEL came on and the code was p0430.
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