Question : Is it permissible to keep a cat as a pet? Is their hair najis?
Answer : It is permissible to keep a cat as a pet and its hair is not najis, but if cat hair sticks to oneâ€™s clothes his prayer is invalid as an obligatory precaution.
Question : Which birds are permissible to be kept as pet birds in the cage?
Answer : It is permissible to keep any kind of bird as a pet.
Question : Is it permissible for me to keep a dog as a pet?
Answer : It is permissible to keep a dog. Dogs are Najis. One should make sure that the body and clothes are purified in order to perform the prayers if they came in contact with it with dampness.
Question : Is the wolf saliva najis? What about dog types that are closely related to wolves and are very similar to them, are their saliva najis?
Answer : The wolf is not najis. If the animal is a dog, its saliva is najis. If it is not a dog then the saliva is not najis.
Question : If a cat at home scratches a member of the family viciously, will it be permissible to hit the cat?
Answer : It is permissible to hit it in order to prevent its harm.
Question : Is it prohibited to castrate an animal?
Answer : It is permissible.
Question : We have two cats; both are over four years old. Are they liable for Zakat?
Answer : There is no Zakat on cats.