Can I keep a pet bird?  

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

I wanted to know the ruling of keeping pet birds in the house in a cage. I would let them out in the house so they can fly around but some

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Walaikum  assalam,

Scholars differed about whether it is disliked to keep pet birds or not. If one chooses to keep them, one should be very careful to give them their rights in terms of proper feeding, cleanliness, and care. It is sinful to be cruel or oppressive towards animals.

Walaikum assalam,
Faraz Rabbani.

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