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Can we have guinea pigs as pets ?

Question: Can kids have Guinea pigs as pets? If not, how do we convince kids to get rid of them? بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

Answer:

Yes, it is permissible to keep guinea pigs as pets. However, one should ensure they take care of them in terms of food, etc.


Raddul Muhtar: v. 9, p. 575 (Maktaba Imdadia)



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Written by Maulana Mohammad Ahsan Osmani Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah Darul Ifta Birmingham

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