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pets

Last updated: 3rd January 2006
Question ID: #1292
Short URL: http://qa.muftisays.com/?1292
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kim
3rd January 2006

 

Assalamoliakum

I would like to know whether it is permissible to keep pets such as tortoises, rabbits, budgies, fish etc. i am well aware that we should not keep dogs as pets but if you could clarify the position concerning other animals i would much appreciate it ?

Jazakallah




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Ulamaa
Ulamaa ID 04
Answer last updated on:
11th June 2006
Answered by:
Ulamaa ID 04
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Bismillah

Assalamu alaikum,

Yes, one could keep such pets provided good care is taken of them.
It is also peferable to keep pets which are clean and harmless.

And Allah Taa`la Knows Best.