114 fatwas

  • Injuring the heart of an animal to use it in scientific experiments Date: 11-3-2010

    Assalaamo alaykom, I am a student and my thesis and future work might need injuring the heart of animal, treat the heart with substances, and then killing the animals and then remove their heart to analyze the result of our therapy. I wanted to know wehether there is a hadith from hadhrat Muhammad sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention )like this: abstain from dissecting the dead even.. More

  • Bees came to his house, what should he do? Date: 29-11-2009

    If bees came to my hous what i have to do, is that have any mening??? .. More

  • A narration about killing moths and beetles Date: 22-10-2009

    As Salaamu Alaykum, I would like to know about insects dwelling in our homes, are we allowed to kill or burn them. Also, my uncle told that house moth or beetle once bited our beloved Prophet Muhammad (Pbuh) and he woke up for Fajr Prayer due to that moth or beetle and also supplicated for 80 births wherever they(i.e. moth or beetle) die. Is there any.. More

  • Feels that ants make her house look unclean Date: 27-5-2009

    asslam wa alykum in fatwa no:121752 it is said that it is not permissible to kill ants but is it permissible to kill them because they put bad impression on the guests and make the house look dirty by climbing on walls.. More

  • Keeping a pet pig Date: 25-5-2009

    Asalaamu Alaikum, A sister is asking: Is it permissible to own a pet pig? We own a pet tea cup pig, we use her dropping for the garden and it really helps it grow. We dont pick her up and kiss and hug her, But she is a pet and we talk and play with her. Jazak Allah khair... More

  • Killing the kite and the crow Date: 30-3-2009

    Assalam O Aleukum I have read the Hadith related to Killing of 5 animals as not sinful in Sahi Bukhari. In these five animals i can understand the 3 but I cant understand why the CROW and KITE's killing in not sinful. As i have faith that Islam is a Logical religion. I cant find the reason of it. Can you please guide me or can answer my query.. More

  • Killing insects by pouring boiling water on them Date: 2-12-2008

    assalam wa alykum in islam burning any living thing is not permissible. but is it permissible to put boiling water in the corners of the house to kill insects(spiders, cockroaches etc.)? what is the ruling on the person who burns the small insects intentionally with the help of fire?.. More

  • Supplicating for an animal after its death Date: 17-4-2008

    Alsalamu Alaykom, Does God punish the animals during jusdgement day? Do they enter paradise or hell in the lifeafter? Is it acceptable to pray for our pets after they die? Thank you Bassem Tannir.. More

  • Neutering unwanted dogs to stop them from breeding Date: 1-10-2007

    Dear Brother, I a British Muslim working in Somaliland and have taken on the task of dealing with the un-wanted dogs in this country. I came up with the idea of neutering/spaying all the dogs to stop them breeding, but is this halaal? At the moment the locals deal with the dogs with poison, shootings, throwing stones and running them down. These dogs.. More

  • A veterinarian treating sick pig Date: 27-9-2007

    As Salaanm o ale kum. sheikh my question is an animal doctor by profession can he allow to cure pig and in return he take some fees but he know that it will slaughter one day. plz answer in the light of quran aad the shahih hadith. jazakullahu khairan... More

  • Killing a domestic animal to relieve it from pain Date: 25-9-2007

    Assalam aleikum Regarding to islamic behaviour towards animals, I would like to ask if it is permitted to sacrifice without making it suffer an animal, let's say a pet, like a cat, who is seriously ill, with a terrible illness, no probabilities of recovering, and suffering a lot. Thanks in advance for your answer. Yazakum Allahu Khairan. Maasalame.. More

  • Feeding pets with unlawful meat Date: 24-6-2007

    Assalamu aleikum I just wanted to know whether we should observe the halal meat ruling when feeding our pets also? Most of the pet food items in supermarkets, contain beef and chicken , and obviously(Since it's animal food), they dont have a halal mark on them. Are we allowed to feed our pets these pet food items which contain meats/meatflavouring and.. More

  • Breeding cats and selling them Date: 13-6-2007

    Assalaam Aleikum. I would like to know is it permissible to breed cats? Some breeds are worth a lot of money and the young kittens are very expensive. Is it o.k to make money in such a way? Thank you... More

  • Feeding aquarium fish with small live fish Date: 19-12-2006

    Assalamu'alaikum I have a fish called Green Arowana ( prized fish) in an aquarium of size 48 ft x 24 ft x 24 ft. It is a carnivorous fish and mainly feed on small live fish. I would like to know if it is permissible or haram (a sin) to give small live fish as food. .. More

  • The ruling of fish farming Date: 22-11-2006

    Is fish farming halal or haram in Islam?.. More