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Can't find a Hadith regarding always being ready to mount an animal

I remember that I read 2 months ago a Hadith. It stated approx. that we have to wear garments which let us always be ready to mount an animal. I can't find it anymore, I don't know where I read it and ...
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According to the Quran do animals also face judgement on the last day? [duplicate]

Do animals face judgment on the last day will animals go to jannah or jahanam according to their deeds do animals have souls which I belive they do without soul no creature of Allah can be alive or ...
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Clarification for Sahih al Bukhari 2476 about killing pigs

Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said, "The Hour will not be established until the son of Mary (i.e. Jesus) descends amongst you as a just ruler, he will break the cross, kill the pigs, and abolish the ...
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I Killed the spider. What should I do?

I killed the spider. Killing spider is haram in Islam. Killing spider is wrong I am feeling guilty. What should I do?
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What does dog's saliva nullify?

When a dog drinks/eats from a plate/dish, we must wash it with earth/water 7 times. But what about if we touch the dog's fur or the saliva of dog touches our hand and clothes? Should I just put my ...
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Is hanging this painting haram for me?

I have a painting in my room which is of plants and waterfall. But it has some fish in it (Though it is so small and can only be seen by observing properly and eyes of fish are not visible at all.) ...
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Can muslims operate animal rescues, animal sanctuaries?

And this includes taking care of all of Allah's (SWT) creations including dogs, pigs. Sorry if this seems like a very basic question, i just havent really found much useful info anywhere...
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Over which creation did prophet sulayman have control?

Prophet sulayman was given control over. Jinn with the exception of ibliz. Winds. Animal and birds. Are there any other creation over which he was given control by Allah because of his dua.
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Is it a good deed to feed cats [duplicate]

Is it a good deed to feed stray cats and will it add to my good deeds in the day of judgement or is it something normal
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Does Allah allow ant keeping? [duplicate]

So I have seen some YouTube channels keeping ants, Does Islam allow that? Please answer and it will help me.
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Is it haram to watch animals kill each other and is it haram to watch animal free mixing with animal but opposite genders

I want to watch these YouTube videos of animals killing other animals or eating their dead body and animals free mixing and I want to knows if it’s halal
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Cross contamination

Am I allowed to eat a subway if the employees change their gloves after touching haram foods. A subway worker touches washed pork and haram beef with gloves on then touches the cheese salads etc. If I ...
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Drawing eyes on planets & bodies but no face

Hi I’m an artist who draws bodies with clothes on them like on catwalks but I draw no eyes, nose, mouth or ears. Is that allowed? And I also drew planets like Jupiter 🪐 with eyes on them but no mouth ...
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Killing black dogs [duplicate]

Assalamun Alaikum, A few weeks ago, I saw a Muslim woman on the news who had brutally killed an innocent dog. And she explained to the camera saying what she did was not against Islam and it was ...
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Can You Have a Dog [duplicate]

I was thinking about getting a dog we have an extra room to keep it in.
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Why does the Quran only states 8 livestocks?

Selamun aleikum, Why does the Quran only states eight livestock animals, are there not more? „ ...and He produced for you from the grazing livestock eight mates...“ (Az Zumar, Verse 6, Saheeh ...
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What Islam says about feeding animals and birds?

What Islam says about feeding animals such as birds?
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Where were animals created ( In Jannah or in earth )?

We all know that first human, Adam(A) was created in Jannah. Later they descended on earth. Were the animals & the other beings created in Jannah & were sent to earth as well or they were ...
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How to tell the difference between an Angel and Jinn?

It is said that angels and jinns can shapeshift into any animal. That being said ; how can I identify whether an animal is an Angel, JINN or actual Animal ?
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Cat touching during prayer - can I move him without invalidating salat?

I was taught as a kid to raise my finger when I'm reciting the shahadat and then stopped practicing Islam and now in my thirties trying to start practicing it again and starting to do the 5-daily ...
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Is stomach of animal (Ojri) halal or haraam in islam? [closed]

i need information about that animal stomach. Are we allowed to eat foods such as (stomach) or the brain or testicle’s of a Goat/Sheep?
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Can we kill those animals which can be harmful for us?

Can we kill those animals which can be harmful for us like Scorpion etc. Does Islam give us permission for this?
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Are there any disbelievers among the animals?

Are there anyone who doesn't believe in Allaah or denies his worship or remembrance among the animal kingdom?
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What are the conditions that allow killing animals out of self-defense?

Dear brothers and sisters My question regards the type of animals that at first glance don't cause any fatal harm to a human being So, I wondered for a while if it is allowed to kill mosquitoes who ...
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Do animals know their Lord, Allah?

I have heard many people say that animals know about their God, Allah, yet I have never heard a Quranic verse or hadith regarding this. Can someone please mention a reference for this. Besides, ...
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How Prophet Noah (AS) manages the animals on the ark?

Assalam O Alaikum! I'm very keen to know how Prophet Noah (AS) manages the animals on his ark? Because the lion's fitra (Nature) is kind of beast animal so he can harm humans or animals like goats ...
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What evidences are there for considering leather of pig najis?

I recall when taking matn abi Shuja' متن أبي شجاع (also called matn al-Ghaya wa-taqreeb متن الغاية والتقريب) in Shafi'i fiqh that the Shafi'i (and apparently the Hanbalis too) consider swine or pig ...
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Which animals are recommended to be kept at home? (Shia view)

As much as I know/researched, there does seem to be a kind of animals who ought not to be kept at home, on the the other hand, according to my study, if I'm not mistaken, there are some animals whose ...
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Does Making And Or Selling Fishing Lures Haram?

Assalaamu'alaikum, I've read about imitating the creation of Allaah is haram. Does making lures like these is considered as imitating the creation of Allaah and is haram?
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Is there anything in Islam about homosexuality in animals?

I am a biologist working with different animal species, especially social species, who usually have homosexual behaviors--for example, to show social status or to raise one's offspring together. I am ...
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Ants making my life miserable can I kill them [duplicate]

Like in title said my life become miserable because of they come to my bed every time. Sometimes when sleep I weak I find a lot of ants bitting my face and head. I become so angry that I want to kill ...
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Is there a reason for sacrificing a ram of a certain color and color around the eyes?

Going through hadiths where Muhammad SAW sacrificed an animal, I noticed that there is a similar description or pattern about the type of animal he SAW used to sacrifice. My question is: is there a ...
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Does خنزير الماء (or literally pig of the sea) in this statement or fatwa really refers to a Capyabra?

In his explanation of the hadith (on sea food and sea water): "lts water is pure, and its dead creatures are halal." (Sources: al-Muwatta' 1 & 2, sunan ibn Majah 1, 2, 3, 4, sunan abi Dawod, ...
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What does Qu'ran 2:65 mean when it says 'Be apes, despised'?

Quran 2:65: وَلَقَدۡ عَلِمۡتُمُ الَّذِيۡنَ اعۡتَدَوۡا مِنۡكُمۡ فِىۡ السَّبۡتِ فَقُلۡنَا لَهُمۡ كُوۡنُوۡا قِرَدَةً خَاسِـِٔـيۡنَ ​ۚ‏ And you had already known about those who transgressed among you ...
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Is it haram to even mention "pig"?

Okay, so I was about to learn a new computer tool which might be one of the major things I would be working on in my future career course. The name of the tool is "PIG". What is Pig? As I was just ...
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What type of animal is preferable to sacrifice for Eid Adha?

What type of animal is preferable to sacrifice for Eid Adha? Is there any specific preference for a particular type of animal? Is there any hadith which says that this or that animal is preferable to ...
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What is the significance of slitting the ears of cattle in Qur'an 4:119?

And I will mislead them, and I will arouse in them [sinful] desires, and I will command them so they will slit the ears of cattle, and I will command them so they will change the creation of Allah.&...
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Do animals have souls? If they do is killing them a major sin? [duplicate]

Do animals have souls because one of the major sins that doom one to Hell is killing a soul. The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said: “Avoid the seven sins that doom a person to Hell.” We said: What are ...
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Prohibition of Animal Fights in Islam

Most of the times, I came across the festivals held for animals/birds fighting. These festivals are also held in Muslims countries across the world, so I wonder if Islam specifically allows or forbids ...
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Do hens crowing indicate seeing an angel?

In my house there are many chickens, and we used to hear the chicken crow many times in a day. Does this means that our chickens have seen angels that many times a day? A relevant hadith is: Abu ...
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Why are Muslims allowed to eat camels but not horses?

I've been told that Muslims are allowed to eat camels but we're not allowed to eat horses. Why? I thought the reason why they couldn't eat horses was to do with the fact that people use them as a ...
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Is a skin care product containing donkey milk halal?

I found out that an ingredient in my cleansing balm is donkey milk. Is it halal to use for Muslims?
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Is feeding a stray dog an act of sadaqah? Are the ahadith that relate to this authentic?

I know about a hadith that says feeding the hungry is sadaqah. So I feed the stray dogs. Please let me know if it is an act of sadaqah. Also, I heard a few more hadith like, feeding the dogs will ...
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Coping with translating the Qur'an into Chinese and Chinese characters (hanzi) which are caricatures of animals?

Some Chinese characters (汉字, hànzǐ) are derived from caricatures of animals. The most famous one is for horse (马, mă); see below. Others include man (人, rén) and bird (鸟, niǎo). (Others derived in ...
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Eww, a bug. Squish! Wait, should I have not done that? [duplicate]

Question: Is it okay to kill bugs (e.g. spiders, mosquitoes)? And under what circumstances? (Image source: http://www.think-deep.org/values/treatment-of-animals-according-to-prophet-of-islam) I ...
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Will a muslim be punished if he feeds a dog?

Assalam o Alaikum, I am an ardent animal lover. I have a few stray dogs outside my house whom i feed everyday, and they stay outside my premises. my neighbours have started stoning the poor creatures ...
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Can animals see the angels and jinn and hear the cries of the dead?

I recently heard a Sunni hadith that said roosters can see the angels at the time of fajar and that is why they make that sound of theirs. And also donkeys cry when they see jinn or the shaithan. I ...
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Why are some foods haram for Muslims? [duplicate]

For a research project I would like to know why Muslims aren't supposed to eat: animals that have died of natural causes, by accident, or due to other animals carnivorous animals with fangs/birds of ...
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Drew animate things before knowing it is sin [duplicate]

Jazakallah khair i really appreciate this but im still confused is it haraam to have animal statues?
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Why slaughtering of animals is not considered as cruel as opposed to what vegetarians think?

Vegetarians think that killing animal for our own comfort is cruel because we can live even without eating meat then why to kill animals. They are also living creatures as we and killing them is ...
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