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Cats leftover water

Fatwaa ID: 779

Question:
السَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللهِ وَبَرَكَاتُهُ .
I have a question

My cat had been drinking water from my استنجاء jug is the water is makrooh to use when making istinjaa If other water is available

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

In principle, the jurists have deemed it makrooh to use water leftover from a cat for purification when other purifying water is available. Thus, it would be makrooh to make istinjaa with such water as well.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

08/11/1444 AH – 03/03/2023 CE | AML1-7235


وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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