general, the animals in your dreams represent your more primal instincts
that is repressed in your waking life.
see an alligator in your dream symbolizes treachery, deceit, and hidden
instincts. It may be a signal for you to take on a new perspective on a
situation. It may also represent your ability to move between the
world of waking life and the emotional, repressed world of the
unconscious. Alternatively, the alligator represents healing powers
and qualities. An alligator also suggests that you are thick-skinned
dream that you are running away from the alligator, indicates that
you are unwilling to confront some painful and disturbing aspect of your
unconscious. There is some potentially destructive emotion that you
are refusing to acknowledge and
owning up to.
dream that you are raped by an alligator, indicates that you feel violated
or taken advantage of in some way. The alligator is symbolic of someone
who is ruthless, insensitive and treacherous. This person has a strong
hold on you despite your efforts to break free from the unhealthy
to biblical interpretations, an alligator suggests that leviathan is king
over the children of pride. (Psa 74:14, Job 41:1,Isa 27:1)
The Meaning In Action: "Alligator
In Ostrich Suit"
see animals in your dream represent your own physical characteristic,
primitive desires, and sexual nature, depending on the qualities of the
particular animal. Animals symbolize the untamed and uncivilized aspects
of yourself. Thus, to dream that you are fighting with an animal signifies
a hidden part of yourself that you are trying to reject and push back into
your subconscious. Refer to the specific animal in your dream.
dream that animals can talk represent superior knowledge. Its message is
often some form of wisdom. Alternatively, a talking animal denotes
your potential to be all that you can be.
dream that you are saving the life of an animal, suggests that you are
successfully acknowledging certain emotions and characteristics
represented by the animal. The dream may also stem from feelings of
inadequacy or being overwhelmed. If you are setting an animal free, then
it indicates an expression and release of your own primal desires.
see lab animals in your dream suggest that an aspect of yourself is
being repressed. You feel that you are not able to fully express your
desires and emotions. Alternatively, it suggests that you need to
experiment with your fears, choices, and beliefs. Try not to limit
see an anteater in your dream indicates that you need to proceed with
caution in some endeavor. TOP
see an antelope in your dream suggests that your high ambitions will only be
achieved through a great expenditure of energy. You will
experience much success as a result of your dedication. Alternatively, the
dream may be telling you to flee or retreat from some situation.
see an antelope collapse in your dream, means signifies that you are at fault
for a broken-up love affair. TOP
see an ape in your dream indicates deception, mischievous, and falsehood.
Alternatively, it may refer that you or someone have gone "ape".
You need to calm down. The ape may also symbolize your wild inner nature,
particularly your sexual nature. TOP
see an armadillo in your dream represents your need to establish certain
boundaries. You may be putting up walls between you and those who
want to know you better. Alternatively, it indicates codependency. You
need to be more assertive and not let others step all over you.
see an asp in your dream symbolizes misfortune, loss of honor and
respect, and hostility amongst friends and loved ones.
see an ass in your dream signifies a lack of understanding. It also
suggests that you will come upon many annoyances. The dream may be a
metaphor for someone who is being an ass.
see an ass carrying burdens in your dream signifies that after much
patience and hard work, you will succeed in your professional and personal
see a badger in your dream signifies your persistence and final victory
over your opponents. The dream may also be a pun on how you are badgering
others or vice versa. Perhaps someone, especially someone of power is
bothering you and giving you a difficult time.
see a bat in your dream symbolizes uncleanness, demons, and annoyances.
Alternatively, bats represent rebirth and unrealized potential. You need to let go of old habits.
Your current path is not compatible with your new growth and new goals.
It may also mean some unknown situation
and how you are blindly entering
into a situation or deal. You need to evaluate the facts more carefully. The dream
may also been a pun on feeling "batty" or feeling crazy.
dream of a white bat, signifies death of a family member. To dream
of a black bat, signifies personal disaster.
see a vampire bat in your dream represents that a person in your life may
be draining your of self-confidence and/or your resources.
to Chinese folklore, if you see five bats in your dream, then it
symbolizes good health, longevity, pace, wealth, and happiness.
see a bear in your dream symbolizes independence, the cycle of
life, death and renewal, and resurrection. You are undergoing a period of introspection
and thinking. The dream may also be a pun on "bare". Perhaps you
need to bare your soul and let everything out into the open.
dream that you are being pursued or attacked by a bear, denotes
aggression, overwhelming obstacles and competition. You may find yourself
in a threatening situation.
see a polar bear in your dream signifies a reawakening. Alternatively,
the polar bear symbolizes your frigid and cold emotions.
see a beaver in your dream symbolizes energy, ambition and productivity. It is time to put your ideas into
action. Hard work is
necessary to achieve your own goals. TOP
see a boar in your dream indicates that you need to look inside to find
the answers and secrets about yourself and the people around you. The
dream may also be a pun on " a bore" or something or
someone that is "boring". TOP
see a buffalo in your dream symbolizes survival, strength, and power. The dream may
that you are deviating from your life path and goals. Alternatively, the dream represents
your heritage and your roots. In particular, if you see a white buffalo in
your dream, then it means that your desires or wishes will be fulfilled.
see an injured or killed buffalo, forewarns that you need to carefully
think through any new ventures and projects that you are undertaking.
see a herd of buffalo in your dream signifies tranquility and plentitude.
see a bull in your dream symbolizes stubbornness, strong will, strength,
and power. The dream may be telling you that it is time to take a stand and be more assertive.
Alternatively, the bull indicates a rich, prosperous, and abundant life.
Consider also the metaphor, "being bull-headed". You need to
compromise in a situation. Or it could be a pun on something that is
"bull", as in crap or worthless.
are also symbolic of repressed sexual energies, fertility and virility. To
see an untamed, raging bull represents that your passions may be out of
control. The bull may also represent a person in your life who is born
under the Taurus sign.
dream that you are bathing in bull's blood, represents immortality and
eternal life. TOP
see a calf in your dream symbolizes immaturity and inexperience. You need
to develop certain qualities. TOP
see a camel in your dream denotes that you need to be more conservative;
you are carrying too many responsibilities, burdens and problems on your shoulders.
Consider the common phrase, "the straw that broke the camel's
back". You tend to hold on
and cling on to your emotions instead of expressing and releasing them. Learn to forgive and forget. Alternatively,
the camel represents
your stamina. TOP
see a cat in your dream symbolizes an independent
spirit, feminine sexuality, creativity, and power. It also represents
misfortune and bad luck. The dream symbol has different significance
depending on whether you are a cat lover or not. The cat could indicate that someone is being
deceitful or treacherous toward you. If the cat is
aggressive, then it suggests that you are having problems with the
feminine aspect of yourself. If you are afraid of the cat in your
dream, then it suggests that you are fearful of the feminine. The dream may be a metaphor for
"cattiness" or someone who is "catty" and malicious. If you see a cat with no tail, then it
signifies a loss of independence and lack of autonomy.
dream that a cat is biting you symbolizes the devouring female. Perhaps
you are taking and taking without giving. You may be expressing some fear
or frustration especially when something is not going as planned.
dream that a cat is scratching you suggests that you are feeling
To see a black cat in your
dream indicates that you are experiencing some fear in using your psychic abilities and believing in your intuition. You may erroneously associate the black cat with evil, destruction, and bad luck. In particular, if the black cat is biting, clawing or attacking you, then the dream means that you must acknowledge what your intuition is trying to tell you. You can no longer ignore it. Do not be afraid to face the
situation. If you see a white cat, then it denotes difficult times.
dream that a cat killed a spider suggests that you are expressing your
femininity in a seductive and cunning manner rather than in an overtly and
almost destructive way. TOP
The Meaning In Action: ""Black
Cat" or Injured
see a cattle in your dream indicates that you need to proceed with
caution in some situation or relationship.
see a herd of cattle in your dream represents a lack of individuality.
You generally go with the flow of things. Alternatively, it symbolizes
see a stampede of cattle in your dream suggests that something in your
life is out of control. TOP
see a chipmunk in your dream suggests that you are holding on to the past
and need to learn to let go. TOP
see a cow in your dream symbolizes your passive and docile nature. You
obey others without
question. Alternatively, a cow represents maternal instincts or the desire to be cared for. For some
cultures, the cow represents divine qualities of fertility, nourishment
see the skeleton of a cow, suggests that your mother or motherly
figure in your waking life is displaying a lack of emotions. She is being
unresponsive to your needs.
see a herd of cows, indicates your need to belong.
dream that you are milking a cow, represents your willingness and drive to
work hard. In the end, you will benefit from your hard work.
see a coyote in your dream denotes deception and weakness.
dream that you are attacked by coyotes indicates that you are struggling
with your own selfish needs.
see a crab in your dream signifies you perseverance and tenacity. On an
extreme note, you maybe be too clingy and dependant. You are hanging on to a
hopeless endeavor or relationship. Crabs are also symbolic of your irritable personality,
as in the pun, being "crabby".
see a crocodile in your dream symbolizes freedom, hidden strength and
power. It also forewarns of hidden danger. Someone near
you is giving you bad advice and is trying to sway you into poor
decisions. Because crocodiles can live in water and on land, they also
represent your conscious and unconscious and the emotional and
rational. Perhaps something is coming to the surface and you are on the
verge of some new awareness.
the crocodile may be an aspect of yourself and your aggressive
and "snappy" attitude. Or it may reveal that are being
insincere, displaying false emotions and shedding "crocodile tears".
dream that you are chased or bitten by a crocodile, denotes
disappointments in love and in business.
The Meaning In Action: "Crocodile
see a deer in your dream symbolizes grace, compassion, gentleness,
meekness and natural
beauty. It has feminine qualities and may point to the feminine aspect
within yourself. It also represents independence, alertness, and virility. Consider
the symbol to be a pun for someone who is "dear" to you.
Alternatively, the dream represents vulnerability and naiveté. As a
result, others may take advantage of you and your gullibility.
the deer is black, then it means that you are not acknowledging or are
rejecting the feminine qualities in you. You may not be in tune with your
dream that you kill a dear, suggests that you are trying to suppress those
feminine qualities. TOP
see a dinosaur in your dream symbolizes an outdated attitude. You may
need to discard your old ways of thinking and habits.
dream that you are being chased by a dinosaur, indicates your fears of no
longer being needed or useful. Alternatively, being chased by a dinosaur,
may reflect old issues that are still coming back to haunt you.
see a dog in your dream symbolizes intuition, loyalty, generosity, protection, and fidelity. The
dream suggests that your strong values and good intentions will enable you to go forward in the world and
bring you success. The dream
dog may also represent someone in your life who exhibits these qualities. Alternatively,
to see a dog in your dream indicates a skill that you may have ignored or forgotten. If the dog is vicious and/or growling, then it
inner conflict within yourself. It may also indicate betrayal and
untrustworthiness. If the dog is dead or dying, then it means a
loss of a good friend or a deterioration of
dream that a dog bites you on the leg, suggests that you have lost your
ability to balance aspects of your life. You may be hesitant in
approaching a new situation or have no desire to move forward with your
goals. Alternatively, it symbolizes disloyalty.
see a happily barking dog in your dream symbolizes pleasures and
social activity. You are being accepted into some circle. If the dog is barking ferociously, then it
represents your habit of making demands on people and controlling
situations around you. Are you "barking" too many orders?
Alternatively, it could also indicate unfriendly companions.
dream that you are buying a dog indicates your tendency to buy your
friends or buy compliments and favors. Alternatively, it suggest a need for
you to find companionship. If you are being guided by a dog, then it suggests that
you are having difficulties in navigating out of a situation or problem.
dream that you are dressing up your dog, signifies your attempts to cover
up your own character flaws and habits.
see a black colored dog in your dream symbolizes the shadow aspect of a
friend. The dark side of someone close to you is being revealed and you
are able to see through to their true intentions.
consider the notions associated with the word dog, such as loyalty
("man's best friend") and to be "treated like a dog".
see a dolphin in your dream symbolizes spiritual guidance,
intellect, mental attributes and emotional trust. The dream is usually an inspirational
one, encouraging you to utilize your mind to its
capacity and move upward in life. Alternatively, it suggests
that a line of communication has been established between the conscious
and unconscious aspects of yourself. Dolphins represent your willingness
and ability to explore and navigate through your emotions.
dream that you are riding a dolphin, represents your optimism and social
dream that a dolphin is dying, indicates feeling of despair. You are feeling
a donkey in your dream represents your stubbornness and unyielding
personality. You are unwilling to cooperate with others. The donkey also
symbolizes menial work. You may be feeling overburdened or stressed. If the donkey is
dead, then it denotes that your party hearty attitude will lead to
unrestrained immorality. Alternatively, the donkey is representative of
the United States democratic party. Consider your personal associations and
feelings about the the democrats.
dream that you fall off or are thrown from a donkey, signifies separation
dream that you are kicked by a donkey, suggests that you are afraid of
being caught in some illicit activity. There is a cloud of suspicion over
dream that you are leading a donkey by a halter, signifies your leadership
abilities. You have the gift of convincing people to see things your
a dragon in your dream signifies that you let yourself get carried away
by your passion. This kind of behavior may lead you into the hands of
enemies. You need to exercise some self-control.
the eastern cultures, dragons are seen as spiritual creatures symbolizing
good luck and fortune.
dream that you are a dragon and breathing fire, suggests that
you are using your anger to get your own way.
a dromedary in your dream signifies unexpected gains and honor. You
are a giving person and always there to lend a helping hand.
see an eel in your dream indicates that you have issues with commitment.
It also means that you have problems holding on to things. Consider
the phrase "slippery as an eel" to mean someone who escapes responsibility
or culpability. Alternatively, the eel may be a phallic symbol and thus have
erotic connotations. TOP
see an elephant in your dream indicates that you need to be more
patient or more understanding of others. Or perhaps there is a memory that
you are holding on to for too long. You need to let go of the past. The elephant is also a symbol of
power, strength, faithfulness and intellect. Alternatively, the elephant's
introverted personality may be a reflection of your own
personality. In particular, if you see a white elephant, then it
dream that you are riding an elephant, indicates that you are in control
of your unconscious and aspects that you were once afraid of.
dream that you are afraid of the elephant, suggests that there is an enormous
problem that you are afraid to confront.
dream that you are an elephant, suggests that you need to make your opinions and
views known. You need to be more vocal and voice your ideas. Express yourself.
Alternatively, dreaming that you are an elephant may be reflective of your
conservative views. The elephant is the symbol of the United States Republican party.
Perhaps you are sharing the same views as the Republican party. TOP
see a fawn in your dream symbolizes true friends and faithfulness in
see fish swimming in your dream signifies insights from your unconscious
mind. Thus to catch a fish, represents insights which have been brought to
the surface. Alternatively, a fish swimming in your dream may
symbolize conception. Some women dream of swimming fish when they get
pregnant. The fish is also an ancient symbol of Christianity and
Christian beliefs. Consider the common phrases "like a cold
fish", "fish out of water" or something that is
"fishy" about a situation. It may also imply a slippery or
elusive situation. Perhaps your dream could be telling you that
"there are plenty of other fish in the sea", with regards to
some relationship issue.
dream that you are eating fish, symbolizes your beliefs, spirituality,
luck, energy and nourishment. It is food for the soul.
dream of cooking fish, indicates that you are incorporating your new
realizations with your spiritual feelings and knowledge.
dream that you are cleaning fish, suggests that you are altering
your emotional expression in a way that will be presentable to others. You
are censoring yourself and not expressing how you completely feel.
see fish bones in your dream refers to old insights, thoughts or views
that have already been brought to light. You have processed these ideas
and gained knowledge from it.
see a foal in your dream signifies new undertakings and emergence of
fresh energy. TOP
see a fox in your dream represents insight, cleverness, cunningness and
resourcefulness. Perhaps the dream is telling you that you need to exhibit
more of these qualities in your waking life. Or that you need to
conceal your thoughts and be more discrete about some situation. The fox
may also symbolize someone in your waking life who is sly and sneaky. Alternatively,
seeing a fox in your dream indicates a period of isolation or loneliness.
You need to take this time to ponder some issue or reflect upon your life. The
dream could be a metaphor for someone who is a "fox", as in a foxy
see a frog in your dream represents a potential for change or the unexpected. The frog may be a prince in
disguise and thus, signify transformation, renewal or rebirth. Alternatively, the
frog symbolizes uncleanness or fertility.
see frogs leaping in your dream indicate your lack of commitment.
You have a tendency to jump from one thing to another. Alternatively, it
may suggest that you are taking major steps toward some goal. It parallels
dream that you are catching a frog, signifies your carelessness concerning
hear the sounds of a frog in your dream indicates that you have not accomplished
what you wanted.
eat a frog in your dream represents some unsavory or unpleasant task that you
need to perform. If you swallow a whole frog in your dream, then there is
something that you need to do or say, that is literally difficult to swallow.
Consider the phrase "a frog in your throat" to suggest that you are
unable to speak. You have lost your voice. TOP
see a giraffe in your dream suggests that you need to consider the
overall picture. Take a broader view on your life and where it is headed.
The dream may serve to indicate how you are "sticking your neck out"
dream that you are riding a giraffe, represents your desire to stand up
amongst the crowd. You want attention, but aren't getting it.
see a goat in your dream represents your lack of judgment and your
gullibility. Alternatively, goats are symbolic of sexuality, sexual
desire, and lechery. Also consider the associations with the goat as in
"scapegoat" or "getting someone's goat". Do you feel
that you have been blamed for someone else's deed?
dream that a billy goat butts you, forewarns of deceit, underhandedness,
and lies. TOP
see a goldfish in your dream signifies, wealth, success, and pleasant adventures.
Alternatively, goldfish represents some important emotional matter or valuable
see a gorilla in your dream suggests that you may be too "over the
top" in your behavior. Perhaps you are compensating for your rigidity
and stiffness in your waking life. Alternatively, the gorilla symbolizes
your primitive impulses, wild nature and repressed sexual energy.
see a greyhound in your dream symbolizes fortune, pleasant surprises, and
a hare in your dream represents swiftness, transformation or self-sacrifice. What
are you giving up or sacrificing in your waking life? It may also
symbolize your rash behavior or cleverness. TOP
see a hippopotamus in your dream symbolizes your aggressive nature and your hidden strengths. You
have more influence and power than you realize. Alternatively, it
indicates that you are being territorial. Perhaps someone is overstepping
see a group of hippopotamuses in your dream suggests that you need to escape
from the daily grind and relax. TOP
see a horse in your dream symbolizes strength, power, endurance, virility
and sexual prowess. It also represents a strong, physical energy. You
need to tame the wild forces within. The dream may also be a pun that you
are "horsing around". Alternatively, to see a horse in your dream indicates
that you need to be less arrogant and "get off
your high horse".
see a black or dark horse in your dream signifies mystery, wildness, and
the unknown. You are taking a chance or a gamble at some unknown situation. It
may even refer to occult forces. If the horse is white, then it
signifies purity, prosperity and good fortunes. To dream that you are
being chased by a white horse, may be a pun on chaste. Perhaps you are
having difficulties dealing with issues of intimacy and sexuality.
see a dead horse in your dream indicates that something in your life that
initially offered you strength is now gone. This may refer to a
relationship or situation. Consider the phrase "beating a dead
horse" to indicate that you may have maximized the usefulness of a
see a herd of wild horses in your dream signifies a sense of freedom and
lack of responsibilities and duties. Perhaps it may also indicate your
uncontrolled emotions. If you are riding a wild horse, then it represents
unrestrained sexual desires.
dream that you are riding a horse suggests that you are in a high
position or position of power. Alternatively, it indicates that you will achieve success
through underhanded means. You lack integrity. If you are riding a horse
that is out of control, then it means that you are being carried away by your
see an armored or medieval horse in your dream, refers to your fierceness,
aggression, power and/or rigidity. You may too confrontational.
Alternatively, you may be trying to protect yourself from unconscious
material or sexual desires that is emerging.
dream that you are bathing a horse represents a renewal of strength and
vigor. You are experiencing a burst of energy in some aspect of your life.
see a hyena in your dream indicates greed or uncleanness. It also suggests that you are overwhelmed with
responsibilities. You feel that someone is relying on you too much.
Alternatively, a hyena represents someone in your waking life who has a
sense of humor. TOP
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