In which active religion is cat a revered animal?

in Christianity
in Buddhism
in Islam
in Hinduism
Muhammad is reported to have said that "a love of cats is an aspect of faith". He pro­hib­it­ed the per­se­cu­tion and killing of cats. His favourite cat was a female named Muezza. Ac­cord­ing to a legend, a cat saved Muhammad from a snake. The grateful prophet stroked the cat's back and fore­head, thus blessing all cats, and leaving the stripes on his forehead some cats still have on their coats.

Answers distribution

in Christianity
in Buddhism
in Islam
in Hinduism
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flagPakistan
10%
0%
90%
0%
20
flagFinland
0%
0%
84%
15%
13
flagthe United Arab Emirates
9%
4%
76%
9%
21
flagItaly
0%
17%
65%
17%
29
flagCzech Republic
0%
36%
54%
9%
11
flagAustralia
7%
15%
53%
15%
13
flagIndia
11%
28%
50%
9%
42
flagSwitzerland
7%
28%
50%
14%
14
flagSpain
0%
30%
46%
23%
13
flagthe Netherlands
4%
32%
44%
20%
25
flagthe United States
6%
18%
43%
30%
246
flagthe United Kingdom
1%
23%
43%
30%
232
flagFrance
0%
43%
43%
12%
16
flagCanada
5%
26%
42%
15%
19
flagPoland
2%
26%
36%
34%
9345
flagGermany
0%
27%
36%
35%
134
flagRepublic of Ireland
0%
21%
28%
50%
32
flagNorway
0%
22%
27%
50%
18
flagUnknown
2%
30%
18%
47%
694
flagSweden
0%
45%
18%
36%
11

Gender

men35%
women36%
in Christianity
2%
2%
in Buddhism
24%
28%
in Islam
35%
36%
in Hinduism
38%
33%

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