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
11%
0%
88%
0%
17
flagFinland
0%
0%
83%
16%
12
flagthe United Arab Emirates
10%
5%
75%
10%
20
flagItaly
0%
12%
70%
16%
24
flagIndia
11%
28%
50%
9%
42
flagFrance
0%
40%
46%
13%
15
flagthe Netherlands
7%
30%
46%
15%
13
flagthe United States
6%
17%
45%
30%
232
flagthe United Kingdom
1%
23%
44%
29%
191
flagCanada
5%
26%
42%
15%
19
flagGermany
0%
25%
40%
33%
108
flagSpain
0%
30%
40%
30%
10
flagDenmark
10%
20%
40%
30%
10
flagPoland
2%
24%
39%
32%
6542
flagUnknown
4%
26%
32%
38%
50
flagRepublic of Ireland
0%
11%
29%
59%
27
flagNorway
0%
28%
28%
42%
14

Gender

men42%
women38%
in Christianity
2%
2%
in Buddhism
22%
27%
in Islam
42%
38%
in Hinduism
32%
31%

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