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Cat food containing carrion

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Q: I’d like to inquire about commercially available cat food of the “seafood” variety.

a) Is it permissible to purchase seafood varieties that contain a % of carrion smaller than the main ingredient of fish.

b) If so, is it permissible to feed such food to ones pet?


A: It is not permissible.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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