Friday, 8 November 2013

A reason for pet-lovers to become Muslim

God, who is said to be the source of The Koran, must have anticipated the 21st century pet-lover, for He promises in the Koran:

YUSUFALI: There is not an animal (that lives) on the earth, nor a being that flies on its wings, but (forms part of) communities like you. Nothing have we omitted from the Book, and they (all) shall be gathered to their Lord in the end.
PICKTHAL: There is not an animal in the earth, nor a flying creature flying on two wings, but they are peoples like unto you. We have neglected nothing in the Book (of Our decrees). Then unto their Lord they will be gathered.
SHAKIR: And there is no animal that walks upon the earth nor a bird that flies with its two wings but (they are) genera like yourselves; We have not neglected anything in the Book, then to their Lord shall they be gathered.

Pets go to heaven if they are good to join their owners if they too are good.  Pet owners must therefore be good.  

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