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Do animals have a religion?

Are humans the only living creature that have a religion or do animals have a religon? Is it wrong to say an animal is muslim?
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Is white sugar haram due to containing animal bone?

White sugar contains animal bone which is responsible for the white color. That bone may not be a halal (if the animal may be killed as per the Islamic law). So is sugar haram or halal?
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Do animals have souls?

I was talking to my Muslim friend the other day and he informed me that the Quran teaches that animals do not have souls and they are only tools here for human's to use. If that is true then how come ...
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Is sterilization of dogs and cats ok?

I know that sterilization of people is not ok according to Quran. But what about animals, like dogs and cats. Is it ok to sterilize them so they cannot have their children born?
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If beauty/grooming/health products are tested on animals, are they haram?

Many products nowadays use animal testing to determine the quality and effects of the product, or even whether or not it is safe for human use. This is especially prevalent with beauty and health ...
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Concept of life in exchange of life in Islam

His life was at stake, then by Allah's permission, he was saved. Now he wants to sacrifice animal to please Allah because he believes it is recommended in Islam to sacrifice a life in exchange of the ...
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What happens to animals after they die according to Islam?

I would like to know if there is any Islamic evidence on the fate of animals after they die.
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What is the vision on Zoos according to Islam?

What is the view of Islam on Zoos, Aquariums and similar places? Can we go there or looking at suffering will be taking as a sin?
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Are lions mentioned in the Qur'an or any other Islamic source, and if so, are they positively mentioned?

I have always found lions to be a majestic creature, very powerful and brave. In many Islamic countries lions seem to be respected too (For example; the nickname of the Iraqi football team is '...
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Getting rid of ants and insect Islamic way?

In summer days my house inhabits a lot of ants.I searched for a anti insect drug but they told me that there is no drug that gets rid of ants without killing. I don't want to make a sin what do I ...
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Is giving catnip to a cat halal?

Is it cruel to give a cat catnip? Cats go after the herb by themselves, but too much can make them aggressive. Would it be considered halal or haram to give a cat catnip?
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Is there any punishments prescribed for cruelty towards animals?

If someone mistreats their animals or pets, is that punishable?