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The Mercy Of Islam Upon All Animals

The Imam and Shaykh Muhammad Ibn Saalih al-Uthaymeen (may Allah have mercy upon him) stated:

When you want to kill a rat, and killing it is recommended, do well in killing it. Kill it with that which will cause its soul to leave right on the spot. Do not harm it. From the ways of harming it is that which some people do when they put something down to catch it by way of sticking it (ex. using glue or a mouse trap). The rat is stuck to it (i.e. the trap); then the person leaves the rat to die from hunger and thirst. Continue reading

Harming A Muslim Without Right

Fudayl Ibn ‘Iyaad (may Allah have mercy upon him) stated:

I swear by Allah it’s not permissible for you to harm a dog or a pig without right. Therefore, how can you harm a Muslim?!

Source: Siyar ‘Alaam an-Nubalaa, V.7 pg. 396

Translated by: Abu Yusuf Khaleefah
4th of Muharram, 1436 (27th of October, 2014)
Masjid Nur Allah, LeFrak City, Corona, NYC

Original Arabic