Explore the Islamic view on keeping cats as pets and learn about the traditions, guidelines, and Prophet Muhammad’s teachings on the treatment and significance of cats in Islamic culture.
Is it haram to have a cat in Islam?
In Islamic tradition, cats are admired for their cleanliness. They are considered to be ritually clean, and are thus allowed to enter homes and even mosques, including Masjid al-Haram.
What does the Quran say about cats?
No cats are not mentioned in the Quran, There are so many animals which are not mentioned by name but just as God’s creation. if you want to know that if the presence of a Cat is not permissible in a house, so Islam allows you to have cats and dogs in your house. there is no prohibition on these animals.
What did Prophet Muhammad say about cats?
Caring for cats is important. Prophet Muhammed (ﷺ) said, A woman entered the Hell because of a cat which she had tied, neither giving it food nor setting it free to eat from the vermin of the earth. (Sahih al-Bukhari 3318).
Is it halal to kiss my cat?
It’s actually mubah unless with sexual intent. if such things comes with sexual intent, it’s gone haram.
Is petting a cat good in Islam?
This is because cats are the pets of the Prophet SAW which he loves very much. Because cats are not unclean animals, we don’t need to worry if cats touch or lick our things. We also don’t need to worry if the cat drinks from our ablution water vessel.
Can Muslims pray with cats?
3404. As for cats, they do not invalidate the prayer even if they pass in front of you, because the basic guideline is that the prayer is valid, and there is no evidence to suggest that cats can invalidate the prayer. But the worshipper should try hard to ensure that nothing passes in front of him.