Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I learn more about Islam? Can you tell me how to pray, how to find a mosque in my area, how to perform the hajj pilgrimage, etc? Animals in IslamĀ is not a comprehensive Islamic site. Our main focus is solely on providing information on animals in Islam and related topics. There are many excellent Web sites that can provide you with further information on Islam, including how to become a Muslim. We suggest you begin with the following:

“Can I be Muslim and a vegetarian or vegan?”

Yes. Click here for rulings by Islamic scholars on the permissibility of vegetarianism.

"There is not an animal that lives on the earth, nor a being that flies on its wings, but they form communities like you. Nothing have we omitted from the Book, and they all shall be gathered to their Lord in the end" - Al-Qur'an, 6:38
"Whoever is kind to the creatures of God, is kind to himself." - The Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), narrated by Abdallah bin Amru in Bukhari and Muslim collections