114 fatwas

  • Ruling on killing ants unintentionally Date: 4-4-2014

    Asalam o Alaikum!! if some insects like ants are killed under our feet walking, cleaning house, or by any other way not having an intention to kill them but killed due to they are large in number and spread everywhere? What's the ruling on it? Is it equal to killing of a man? .. More

  • How to dispose of a pet rabbit Date: 27-2-2014

    Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh. A neighbor of mine gave my husband and I a rabbit to keep as a family pet. We love our bunny but are afraid we will not be able to keep her. We rent our home and she chews on everything when she's not in her cage and she needs to come out of her cage for daily exercise. I understand this is her natural.. More

  • The Sharee‘ah does not prevent killing flies Date: 21-1-2014

    It is a hobby of mine to hunt flies in the air by beating them with a small piece of wood. Is this impermissible because it hurts the flies? Thank you. .. More

  • Animals cannot be described as Muslims or non-Muslims Date: 9-1-2014

    Are there Muslim and non-Muslim animals and birds or will they not be held accountable?.. More

  • Killing insects with electric insect killer Date: 26-2-2013

    Assalamualikum, Can we use electric insect killer to kill insects? .. More

  • Not sinful for the cat's death Date: 6-3-2012

    I do not like to have animals in my house. One night when it was very cold, a cat entered my house. I fed her and let her go. In the morning I saw it was dead. Have I committed a sin by expelling her? Am I considered similar to the woman whom the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said that would enter Hell because she locked up a cat and did.. More

  • The ten blessed animals Date: 19-2-2012

    I have a question. The question is the following: There are 10 animals which will blessed with heaven by Allah Almighty. I want to know about those animals; which animals are they, and what is the reason for this blessing? Please tell me about these animals. I know about some: the dog which belonged to the youth of the cave, and the lamb which was sacrificed.. More

  • Failing to take care of pets Date: 19-8-2011

    Alsalamu 3alaikum. My question is about cats. I have recently been taking care of 2 kittens at my home for about 2 months. After these kittens made a lot of damage to my house, my husband and I made a few attempts to get rid of them by trying to give them away to other people but no success. We loved them very much but had to get rid of them. Now.. More

  • Keeping lizards, iguanas and bearded dragons as pets Date: 4-7-2011

    Assalammualaikum Nowdays people been keeping lizard such as iguana and bearded dragon as pet, i wonder is it permissible? I know that there was a hadith which the Prophet never forbided Abu umair from keeping a bird (nughair) but what about iguana and other lizards (other than gecko)? also if keeping it as pet is permissible, is it permissible to.. More

  • Hunting wild pig and giving its meat to someone who will eat it Date: 10-5-2011

    i like to hunt, and i was wondering if it is permissible to hunt wild pigs if the intention is to give the meat away to someone who will eat it? shukran... More

  • Her Muslim neighbour took her cat and broke its neck Date: 13-6-2010

    The other day I witnessed my neighbor a man of Islam abducted my cat and broke her neck in his car before driving away. When he returned I confronted him and asked where he took my cat and he lied and said he had not seen my cat even though I watched him grab her and wrap her in a towel. Every day I have to see this man many times and it torments.. More

  • She has a number of kittens and wants to get rid of them Date: 18-5-2010

    I moved into a place and a cat came along. I fed her and she stayed, i did not know she was about to have kittens a few weeks later. I have one cat and three kittens now and four months later she is about to have another litter. My question is this. How do i get rid of the kittens i do not want? I called the Rspca and they will take them and after awhile.. More

  • He has a male cat, but he is unable to buy a female cat for it Date: 6-5-2010

    Respected brother I have an imported male persian cat which is with me for 3 yrs now . I take very gud care of it but my question is will it be a sin for me to keep d cat away from its female company . I cannot get another female cat as it will cost me 10000 to 150000 rupees and secondly these persian cats require extra care for grooming etc ..Their.. More

  • Frogs, like all animals, glorify Allaah and praise Him Date: 12-4-2010

    Salaam Alaykum, Is it true that Frogs are considered to be sacred or pious creatures? Also, I do want to know that whether Frogs engage in remembrance of ALLAH (Almighty) or do they make "Tasbeeh" as said by Dr.Zakir Naik? Do they say Subhaan ALLAH, AlhamdulILLAH and ALLAHu Akbar as we say? May ALLAH (Almighty) reward you with Goodness... More

  • She supplicates to Allaah to make her get her cat back in Paradise Date: 29-3-2010

    Asalamualaikum. I used to have a cat, whom I loved very much and treated her like a sister! Then one day I feel ill and had to have home treatment and so I had to give the cat away to cat shelter. I miss her sooooooo much and cried like a baby when I had to give her away. It makes me sad and depressed because I have seen kaffirs doing very haram things.. More