Aug 4, 2012

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Giving Names to Animals

Giving Names to Animals

Question

 

Assalamualaikum

Is it permissible to name a pet cat Sultan?

 

Answer

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

 

Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuhu

Yes, It is permissible to name your pet cat.
There are many Ahaadith to prove that the prophet Sallalahu Allayhi Wassallam had animals which had been named.[1]

 

And Allah Ta’ala knows best
Mufti Luqman Hansrot
Fatwa Dept

 

 



 

 

حدثنا عبد الله بن محمد ، حدثنا معاوية ، حدثنا أبو إسحاق عن حميد قال : سمعت أنسا ، رضي الله عنه ، يقول كانت ناقة النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم  يقال لها العضباء

(الجامع الصحيح البخارى , دارالسلام , ص231)

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