Feeding the cattle against the husband’s request fearing for them

Question 31: My husband breeds cattle, he beseeched me by Allaah not to feed grains to the cattle until he returns. However, he was late and I feared that they might die of hunger, so I fed them the grains despite my husband’s request to not do so; what do I have to do in this case? Answer us, may Allaah reward you!

Answer: If the reality is as you have mentioned, there is no sin on you for doing this, rather you will be rewarded for this In-shaa’-Allaah (if Allaah wills), for it is impermissible for you or your husband to kill the cattle by depriving them of food, as the Prophet (peace be upon him) said: It is a great sin that a person neglects whom they sustain... read more here.

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