i m riting to u because my cat died today and i wonted to know if is haram or not to cremate her , all my family member they said that they are considering of cremating her but i read that in islam is forbidden even for animals. can u plese answer me asp.
It is permissible to bury your cat in a land that is owned by you but it would not be permissible to cremate the cat's body under normal circumstances.
It is mentioned in Holy Qur'an that when one son of Adam murdered his brother, he did not know how to bury the body so Allah sent a crow to teach this person how to bury a body. The crow dug a hole into the ground and then buried the dead crow.
And Allah knows best.
Mufti Ikram ul Haq
Fatwa Center of America