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  • Explore alternative ways to feed the cats that don't involve disobeying the parents

    Assalamo Alaykom. I live with my parents in a house with a backyard. I love giving food to cats, but my parents say I should stop doing that because the cats jump into the backyard and fight each other and leave the place dirty. I also hear from my neighbor that the cats jump into their backyard at times. Am I sinful if I keep giving food to cats?Jazakum.. More

  • Husband Forces Wife to Keep A Cat while She Is Harmed by It

    I don't like cats indoors and I made it clear before wedding. Is it permissible for husband to force this on me now that the cat is injured? I want to move to next stage of having a baby. But my husband only cares about his sick cat and is also unemployed because he is too focused on his cat. I don't mind letting the cat indoor until he is healed but.. More

  • Is It Allowed to Keep Hamsters as Pets?

    Assalaamu alaikum. Are we allowed to keep hamster as pets? .. More

  • Resolving Marital Conflicts

    Assalamu alykom,My wife love cats to the point that she treat them like kids.Now we have a cat with us and i cant stand cats for some reason. Anyway, and this cat runs ,scream and distorting things. I asked my wife to give the cat away, she start crying and be sad till i said ok let keep this cat.any advise for my wife about this issue please, and she.. More

  • She Wants to Own a Snake

    I think that snakes are beautiful and fascinating creatures of Allah and even as a child I wanted to own one. I learned that it is not permissible to keep an animal that can harm you and neither to pay money for an animal which has no benefit. But is it okay if I adopt a harmless non-venomous snake from the local shelter where the only fee I would have.. More

  • Feels Sorrow for Death of a Cat which She Took Care Of

    Assalaam alaikum, we had recently found a stray kitten. We had thought something might be wrong with it and took it to the vet. The vet said the kitten was about 45 days old it has been starved and needs care. We bought prescribed medicines and all the necessary items the kitten would need. At this age it needs warmth. It was placed in a cozy box(as.. More

  • Felt Sorry as He Did Not Prevent the Cat from Eating a Pigeon

    As-Salaam-Alaikum. Today I saw a stray cat hunt down a Pigeon and ate it.I could had save the bird but I didn't because I didn't know what to do.Next time if I encounter the same situation should I feel sorry for the bird and rescue it or let the cat eat it. .. More

  • Accidentally Hurt a Dog when Driving

    I accidentally hurt a dog when driving. It was apparently beneath the parked car and I did not notice when getting in. It got hurt and limped away. I feel extremely bad for hurting it but could not do anything for it. I am not sure what to do but I feel inclined to give sadqah and repent. Please guide. .. More

  • Burning Ants and Insects when Burning Dried Herbs

    We know that burning an animal to death is strictly forbidden. So would I be guilty if the ants and insects on the dried herbs died in the fire while the dried herbs were being burned and cleaned by me? .. More

  • It Is Sufficient to Repent to Allah for Transgression against Animals

    Assalaamwalakum wa rahmat ul a hi wa barakatahu. My cat is pregnant for the second time in the last three months. We have kept her previous litter of three surviving kittens who we love as much as we love her. One fajr time I was feeding all of them as usual and she beat one of her kittens and without thinking I smacked her on her head. I feel so regretful.. More

  • Spaying And Neutering Cats

    Assalamu Alaikum. Last year I found a abandoned kitten.I took it and provided a good care. She totally depend upon me. She does not like left over homemade food. I have to order cat food online which is very difficult to maintain. I can not abandon her because of emotional attachment and her dependence on me. Last night new 6 kittens born which made.. More

  • Keeping Cats as Pets

    I want to adopt a cat , but first I would like to know if it is allow to buy cat food which contain non halal meat,it is called "meat by product" .. More

  • Burning Ants in Islam is Prohibited

    AslamaualakumThere is hadith that says he prophet (Saw) was going to burn an ant community,How do we defend this from ppl who say its harsh and your prophet was evil .. More

  • Killing lizards and crows for reward

    Assalaamu alaykum, my dear respected Shaykh. I had a question about which animals one is rewarded to kill. I know that the killing salamander is rewarded, but does that include the lizard too? I read that one scholar said that killing the lizard is rewarded, but then I read one of your fatwas that said that it is okay to keep a lizard as a pet. I also.. More

  • Keeping peacocks at home

    Is it ok to keep peacocks in home? .. More