105 fatwas

  • Keeping Cats as Pets Date: 6-12-2018

    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 Date: 16-5-2018

    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 Date: 28-12-2017

    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 Date: 10-8-2017

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

  • Prohibition to kill bees, ants, shrikes, and hoopoes Date: 27-7-2017

    Why are we not allowed to kill bees, ants, shrikes, and hoopoes? I do not understand why these creatures are so special and valued over other creatures. Please respond quickly. .. More

  • Warning house snakes before killing them Date: 2-7-2017

    Dear scholars, in regards to the hadith about not killing house snakes; how can that be? What if the snake is poisonous and will harm people? How can we get rid of it then? We cannot wait to ask it three times before getting rid of it; there are very poisonous snakes. Thank you. .. More

  • Euthanizing disabled cat Date: 21-6-2017

    Is it allowed to kill a disabled cat who is not able survive by itself; it is difficult to keep it at home as it needs to be taken care of like a baby its whole life. .. More

  • Killing animal used in bestiality Date: 3-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum.I have a question related to bestiality. I came to know that our beloved prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said that whoever has intercourse with an animal should be killed, as well as the animal. Is this hadith authentic? I know that if someone is forced to do something, he is not held accountable, so how is this applicable.. More

  • Killing bird by mistake does not require expiation Date: 23-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was driving a car, and after exiting a roundabout, I unintentionally hit a pigeon. By the time I noticed the bird on the road, it was too late for me to stop my car and, moreover, it was a busy street and there were other cards behind me. What is the ruling? Am I required to offer an expiation or fast? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Killing five 'Fawaasiq' obligatory or not Date: 21-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a bit confused concerning the ruling on killing the five permissible animals regarding which there is no sin to kill them. Is it Fardh (obligatory) do kill these animals wherever we see them, even if they be at a faraway distance or flying in the sky, as in the case of the kite and the crow? Or is it only obligatory to kill them.. More

  • No specific legislation regarding burying animals Date: 23-11-2016

    My cat recently died and we buried it in our garden. I want to know whether it will go to heaven. Also, when we brought the cat home, it stayed in the box for 20 minutes,and then my dad took him out of the box and tipped him out of the bag and put him into the grave. We left him in the blanket that he was wrapped in, and I think that his injuries were.. More

  • Accidently hitting bird with car Date: 21-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I hit a bird with my car about 20 minutes ago on a road that sees a good deal of traffic. It is probably impossible for me to do anything about that now, but I would like to know what I was supposed to do. When I hit the bird, I kept going because I had to get to work and I assumed that even if the bird was still alive, after that.. More

  • Killing spiders because of arachnophobia Date: 10-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have had a phobia of spiders for a long time. I cannot look at them or be close to them, so removing them in a normal manner is not possible. I mean the spiders that appear in one's home in the UK. I was staying alone once, and I saw a few, and then in my room where I slept, I felt like one was following me. I had to leave the house.. More

  • Animals supplicate Allaah and glorify Him Date: 8-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was just wondering; do animals supplicate? I mean, when we are being tormented, we ask Allaah to help and to relieve our pain, so do animals do this when they are being tormented? Can they ask for help? I feel that this question has not been answered. May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Beating stray cat that causes harm Date: 31-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have two cats at home. A big black cat repeatedlycomes and beats my cats very badly. I feel very bad for my cats. Can I beat the big cat to take revenge? May Allaah reward you. .. More