Sunday 10 Rabi‘ al-awwal 1440 - 18 November 2018
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Feeding pork to cats

Question

The tins of cat food include pork. Is it permissible to buy them for cats?

Answer

Praise be to Allaah.

Praise be to Allaah. We put this question to Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih al-‘Uthaymeen, may Allaah preserve him, who answered as follows:

If you buy the tins, then it is not permissible, because it is not permissible to pay for pork and buy it. But if a person finds it by chance and feeds it to his cat, then there is nothing wrong with that. And Allaah knows best.

Source: Shaykh Muhammad ibn ‘Uthaymeen

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