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To see a jackdaw in your dream suggests that you need to be more sharing and giving. Alternatively, it symbolizes death or an end to something.    TOP


To see a jackal in your dream refers to manipulation. You have a tendency to feed off of others.    TOP


To see a jaguar in your dream represents speed, agility, and power.    TOP


To see a kangaroo in your dream refers to maternal and paternal protection. You may be expressing your nurturing and mothering nature. Perhaps,  you are being too overly protective. Alternatively, a kangaroo symbolizes aggression. If the kangaroo is hopping, then the dream is analogous to how you jump from one thing to another. You lack the ability to stick to one thing.

To dream that a kangaroo attacks you indicates that  your reputation is being called into question.   TOP


To see a kid (baby goat) in your dream represents a small lapse in judgment 

To see a kid in a meadow, denotes that too much of your time is spent on pleasure and your business or educational pursuits will eventually suffer.    TOP


To see a kitten in your dream represents a transitional phase toward independence. You are ready to explore new things that life has to offer. Alternatively, the dream symbolizes innocence and purity.

To dream that you kill a kitten in your dream indicates that you have trouble expressing yourself in a personal relationship. You are feeling frustrated in this relationship.

To dream that a kitten turns into a puppy signifies a transformation in your personal life. You are moving away from only looking for your yourself to caring for somebody else. You are seeking companionship.

To dream that you rescue a kitten on the highway refers to your desire to help those headed in the wrong path or in the wrong direction.  TOP


To see a koala in your dream represents your link the physical world, the unconscious, and the spiritual realm. The koala also symbolizes security, nurturance, protection, and/or feminine qualities. You may be expressing a desire to regress back into infantile dependence and escape from your daily responsibilities/problems.  TOP


To see a lamb in your dream symbolizes deception. The lamb is also representative of something vulnerable, pure and innocent. Consider the metaphor "as gentle as a lamb". 

To dream that you are holding a lamb in your arms, refers to the sacrifices in your life.   TOP


To see a wild leopard in your dream suggests that you will eventually overcome your difficulties through persistence. If the leopard is in a cage, then it suggests that you will overcome any obstacles with relative ease. Alternatively, dreaming of a leopard, means that you are who you are, just like a leopard can't change its spots.

To dream that you kill a leopard, refers to success in your projects.

To dream that a leopard is attacking you, indicates that you are overly confident in your future success. You do not realize the difficult struggles and challenges that you will have to endure.   TOP


To see a lion in your dream symbolizes great strength, courage, aggression and power. You will overcome some of your emotional difficulties. As king of the jungle, the lion also represents dignity, royalty, leadership, pride and domination. You have much influence over others. You also need to exercise some restraint in your own personal and social life. Alternatively, a lion represents your need for control over others. You have to be in charge.

To dream that you are attacked by a lion, suggests that a force may be driving you to self-destruction. You need overcome these challenges and obstacles.

To see a black lion in your dream represents a negative force. You are using your position of power for evil.  

To see a white lion in your dream highlights your majestic power. A white lion may also indicate sudden awareness of the power you hold.   TOP


To see a lizard in your dream signifies your primal instincts and reactions toward sex, food, etc. and your anxieties toward these feelings. The lizard may also be representative of a person who you view as cold-blooded, fearful, or thick-skinned. On a more positive note, the lizard also symbolizes emerging creativity, renewal, and revitalization. It may suggest that you are well-grounded.

**See The Meaning In Action: "I'm A Lizard"

Mad Dog

To see a mad dog in your dream suggests that you are being verbally attacked by those you thought were your friends.

To dream that you kill a mad dog, indicates that you will overcome the adverse opinions of others.   TOP


To see a manatee in your dream represents your passiveness in a situation. You are lacking ambition and drive. Alternatively, it represents someone in your life who is lazy, slow or gentle.    TOP


To see a mare in your dream represents your intuition. Alternatively, it signifies sexual fulfillment. If the mare is white, then it symbolizes spirit and creativity.    TOP


To see mice in your dream indicates that you are spending too much time dwelling on minor problems and insignificant matters.

To see mice feeding or eating in your dream suggests that someone is trying to bring down your self-confidence. Someone may be nipping away at your resources.  TOP


To see a mole in your dream represents destruction and unforeseen danger. You are secretly plotting against others or someone else is working against you. Someone around you has their own hidden agenda. Alternatively, a mole is symbolic of your unconscious drives. You need to delve deeper and uncover what is going on.

To dream that you have a mole on your face or body, suggests that something is interfering with your personal esteem. You are unable to gain the esteem of others.   TOP


To see a monkey in your dream symbolizes deceit, insight and intuition. Those around you are working to advance their own interest. Alternatively, monkeys indicate an immature attitude, a playful nature and the mischievous side of your personality. 

To see a monkey hanging or swinging from a tree, suggests that you are feeling troubled by some issue.

To dream that you are feeding a monkey, means betrayal by someone whom you thought cared about your interests.

Consider also the significance of the Three Mystic Monkeys who cover their eyes, ears and mouth to mean that they see no evil, hear no evil and speak no evil.  TOP


To see a moose in your dream represents long life and longevity. It may refer to the elders around you. Alternatively, a moose indicates that you can be both powerful and gentle. You exert your power only when it is necessary.  TOP

Mountain Lion

To see a mountain lion in your dream represents lurking danger, aggression and raw emotions.  You need to keep your attitude and emotions in check. Alternatively, mountain lions symbolize pride and grace.    TOP


To see a mouse in your dream indicates fear, meekness, insignificance and a lack of assertiveness. You are experiencing feelings of inadequacy and fears that you are not measuring up. The dream may be telling you that you are spending too much time hiding in the shadows of someone else. Alternatively, a mouse symbolizes minor irritations and annoyances. Perhaps you are letting petty problems or insignificant issues eat away at you. The dream may also be a pun on a computer mouse and your connection to work or to the virtual world. 

To see a dead mouse in your dream implies that you are not letting minor issues bother you. You are not letting your own fears get in the way of what you want. Alternatively, a dead mouse indicates that there is something that you have ignored or neglected for too long.

To dream that you kill or trap a mouse, suggests that others are making a big deal out of certain minor issues in your life.

To dream that you or someone is eating a mouse, indicates that there is something nagging at your conscience and you need to get it off your chest. 

To dream that a mouse is being chased, indicates that you are not standing up for yourself. You are letting others push you around.    TOP


To see a mule in your dream represents your stubbornness and unyielding personality. You are overbearing, rebellious and unwilling to cooperate with others. Alternatively, the mule also symbolizes menial work and suffering. You may be feeling overburdened or stressed. If the mule is dead, then it denotes that your party hearty attitude will lead to unrestrained immorality.

To dream that you are riding a mule, denotes that you are undertaking responsibilities that will give you a lot of anxiety.

To dream that you are kicked by a mule, refers to the anxiety and fear that you are experiencing, as a result of some guilt or wrongdoing.    TOP


To see an octopus in your dream, means that you are entangled in some difficult matter. Your judgment is being clouded.  Alternatively, the octopus indicates that you are overly possessive and maybe too clingy in a relationship.     TOP


To see an orangutan in your dream signifies your wild inner character and sexual desires. Alternatively, an orangutan suggests that you are being manipulated.     TOP


To see an orca in your dream signifies distrust and suspicious motives.       TOP


To see an otter in your dream symbolizes happiness, playfulness and good fortune. You are navigating through your emotional life with ease and joy.    TOP


To see an ox in your dream represents the balance between the masculine power and the feminine mystique. You are well in tune with the opposite sex. Alternatively, an ox symbolizes hard work, strength, and reliability. Consider also the familiar metaphor, "as stubborn as an ox".   TOP


To dream that you are eating oysters, indicate sexual urges and gratification. 

To see oysters in your dream symbolize beauty, humility, wealth, and wisdom. Alternatively, oysters indicate that you are closing yourself off and shutting others out. Or perhaps, the dream is telling you that "the world is your oyster". You need to go out and go after what you want and achieve your heart's desires. Experience life.

To see oyster shells in your dream signifies that you will be frustrated in your attempt to secure the fortune of another.     TOP


To see a panda in your dream suggests that you are having difficulties coming to a compromise in a waking situation. You need to find a middle ground so that all parties involved will be satisfied.  Alternatively, a panda is symbolic of your own childlike qualities or something that is cuddly.   TOP


To see a panther in your dream signifies lurking danger and enemies working to do you harm. On a more positive note, panthers signifies power, beauty and/or grace.  TOP


To see a pony in your dream signifies the playful aspects of your life. It is representative of your unexplored, underdeveloped, or undisciplined power.   TOP


To see a pig in your dream symbolizes dirtiness, greediness, stubbornness or selfishness. Alternatively, the pig may represent gluttony, opulence and overindulgence. Perhaps it refers to someone who is dirty or someone who is chauvinistic.

If you like pigs and think that pigs are cute, then your dream about a fat dirty pig represents your misconceptions about certain things. What you believe and what is actual may be two different things.  This pig may be analogous to a relationship or a man in your life. You think that the pig will be a certain way, but in actuality reality is not at all what you had imagined.   

To see a pig being cooked alive in your dream suggests that you are undergoing a drastic transformation. You are ready to rid yourself of the negativity surrounding your life.  TOP


To see a puppy in your dream symbolizes your playfulness and carefree nature. It also refers to a blossoming friendship. If you are taking care of a puppy, then it means that you are reliable and trustworthy. Others can depend on you, especially during difficult times. 

To see a litter of newborn puppies in your dream, is indicative of the amount of time that an idea has been developing or will take to develop. Look to the number of puppies to give you that approximate amount of time.  TOP


To see a rabbit in your dream signifies luck, magical power, and success. You have a positive outlook on life. Alternatively, rabbits symbolize abundance, warmth, fertility and sexual activity. Perhaps your sex life needs to be kept in check. The dream can also be associated with Easter time and your own personal memories of Easter. 

In particular, to see a white rabbit in your dream symbolizes faithfulness in love. The white rabbit also serves as a guide to steer you toward the right direction. To see a black rabbit in your dream refers to fear of intimacy.

If the rabbit is hopping in your dream, then it indicates fertility. You will be surrounded by children. Alternatively, the dream may be analogous to your lack of commitment and how you jump from one thing or another. If you dream that the rabbit scratches or bites you,  then it means that you need to pay more attention to your personal relationship or love life.

**See The Meaning In Action: "The Bunny Dog", "Black Rabbit" & "Turned Into A Bunny"



To see a raccoon in your dream signifies deceit and thievery. You are not being completely honest in some situation. Alternatively, the dream suggests that you are hiding something. You are keeping a secret.     TOP


To see a ram in your dream signifies aggression, energy, and impulsiveness. You may be pursuing a decision that should be approached with more tact and consideration. It may also symbolize strong and powerful friends who will use their influence and best efforts for your good.

To dream that a ram is pursing you, signifies the threat of misfortune. You may feel that something is being "rammed" down your throat or that you feel that you are being rammed by a situation or decision.   TOP


To see a rat in your dream signifies feelings of doubts, greed, guilt, unworthiness and envy. You are keeping something to yourself that is eating you up inside. Or you have done something that you are not proud of. Alternatively, a rat denotes repulsion, decay, dirtiness, and even death. The dream may also be a pun on someone who is a rat. Are you feeling betrayed?

In particular, to see a black rat represents deceit and covert activities. If you see a white rat in your dream, then it means that you will receive help from an unexpected source.

To dream that a rat is biting your feet is analogous to the rat race that you are experiencing in your waking life. 

To dream that you catch a rat with your bare hands indicates that you are not letting greed, jealousy, betrayal or some other negativity get the best of you. TOP


To see a reindeer in your dream signifies your loyalty toward your friends, who may be going through a tough time. The reindeer also symbolizes the holidays, festivities, and the season of giving.     TOP


To see a reptile in your dream symbolizes your basic urges, instinctual nature or suppressed sexual desires.   TOP


To see a rhinoceros in your dream suggests that you need to forge ahead toward your goals. Do not take "no" for an answer or let any obstacles sidetrack you from your destination. You need to be more aggressive.   TOP


To see a seal in your dream refers to your playfulness and jovial disposition. Seals also symbolize prosperity, good luck, faithfulness, success, security in love and spiritual understanding. You have the ability to adapt to various emotional situations. Alternatively, the dream symbol may also be a pun and indicate you need to put closure on some situation as in "sealing the deal".     TOP


To see a serpent in your dream signifies high intellectual power, deception, and the balance of good and evil.

To see a winged serpent in your dream, denotes wisdom and that you've overcome negative ways.      TOP


To see a shark in your dream indicates feelings of anger, hostility, and fierceness. You are undergoing a long and difficult emotional period and may be an emotional threat to yourself or to others. Perhaps, you are struggling with your individuality and independence, especially in some aspect of your relationship. Alternatively, a shark represents a person in your life who is greedy and unscrupulous. This person goes after what what he or she wants with no regards to the well-being and sensitivity of others. The shark may also be an aspect of your own personality with these qualities.    TOP


To see sheep in your dream indicates docility and conformity. You lack creativity, individuality and initiative to venture out on your own. You tend to go along with the group. Alternatively, seeing a sheep signifies your compassion. The dream may also be a metaphor on being sheepish. Perhaps you have done something wrong. 

To see a black sheep in your dream symbolizes greed and temptation. The dream may also be a metaphor for someone who represents the black sheep in your family. Perhaps it is you who is the non-conformist.    TOP


To see a skunk in your dream suggests that you are driving people away or turning them off.  Alternatively, the dream indicates that your suppressed anger is on the verge of exploding. You are not expressing your true feelings even though you do not agree with a decision.  TOP


To see a snake or be bitten by one in your dream signifies hidden fears and worries that are threatening you.  Your dream may be alerting you to something in your waking life that you are not aware of or that has not yet surfaced. Alternatively, the snake may be seen as phallic and thus symbolize temptation, dangerous and forbidden sexuality. In particular, to see a snake on your bed, suggests that you are feeling sexually overpowered or sexually threatened. You may be inexperienced, nervous or just unable to keep up. If you are afraid of the snake, then it signifies your fears of sex, intimacy or commitment. The snake may also refer to a person around you who is callous, ruthless, and can't be trusted. As a positive symbol, snakes represent healing, transformation, knowledge and wisdom. It is indicative of self-renewal and positive change.  

To see the skin of a snake in your dream represents protection from illnesses. 

To see a snake with a head on each end in your dream suggests that you are being pulled in two different directions. You are feeling overburdened and do not know whether you are coming or going. Your actions are counterproductive. Perhaps the dream represents some complicated love triangle. Alternatively, the dream signifies your desires for children. If you see a two-headed snake in your dream, then it refers to cooperation and teamwork in some relationship.

To dream of a snake without a head or without any eyes implies that you are refusing to see the danger in a situation. Alternatively, it means that you are being blindsided.

To dream that a snake is being beheaded indicates that there is an issue that you are not confronting. You are refusing to face your fears.

To dream that you are eating a live snake, indicates that you are looking for intimacy or sexual fulfillment. Your life is lacking sensuality and passion. If you vomit or throw up the snake, then it may mean that you are overcompensating for something that is lacking in your life. You may be rushing into something.  TOP

**See The Meaning In Action: "Two Snakes",  "Snakes Everywhere!"  & "Raining Snakes"


To see a squid in your dream suggests that you are feeling unconsciously threatened.  Your judgment may also be clouded. Perhaps you are not seeing things too clearly at the moment. Alternatively, a squid symbolizes greed. You go after what you want without any regard for others.

To dream that you are eating squid, indicates that you are feeling self-conscious and worrying about how others perceive you. You may be find it easier to isolate yourself instead of risking judgment from others.    TOP


To see a squirrel in your dream suggests that you are hoarding something. You are holding on to too much and need to learn to let go. On the other hand, a squirrel may also mean that you need to reserve your time and energy. Alternatively, a squirrel indicates that you are pursuing empty and fruitless endeavors. It is time to give up on this dead-end relationship or unprofitable projects.

To dream that you are trying to run over squirrels with a lawn mower, suggest that you are  trying to change your beliefs and alter your ideas in order to conform to others. You are looking for some form of acceptance.

To dream that you are feeding a squirrel, denotes that comfort will come about through hard work, diligence and prudence.

To see a white squirrel in your dream symbolizes perseverance.   TOP


To see a stallion in your dream symbolizes power, strength, masculinity, courage, and independence. If you are riding the stallion then it signifies that you will or have attained these virtues.  TOP


To see tadpoles in your dream suggests that you have not reached your full potential. If you are a woman, the dream may also indicate your desire to be pregnant.       TOP


To see a tiger in your dream represents power and your ability to exert it in various situations. The dream may also indicate that you need to take more of a leadership role. Alternatively, the tiger represents female sexuality, aggression, and seduction.  

To dream that you are attacked by a tiger, symbolizes repressed feelings or emotions that frighten you.

To see a caged tiger in your dream,  suggests that your repressed feelings/emotions are on the verge of surfacing.

To see rugs made of tiger skins, symbolizes a life of luxury and ease.   TOP


To see a tortoise in your dream symbolizes perseverance, determination, and longevity. You need to take some chances in order to get ahead in life. The opportunities for advancement are opened to you, but you need to take the next step. Alternatively, the tortoise represents the need to be sheltered or protected from life's problems.   TOP


To see a turtle in your dream symbolizes wisdom, faithfulness, longevity, and loyalty. It also suggests that you need to take it slow in some situation or relationship in your life. With time and patience, you will make steady progress. Alternatively, a turtle indicates that you are sheltering yourself from the realities of life. You are putting forth a hard exterior and not letting others in. As a result, you are feeling withdrawn.

To dream that you are being chased by a turtle, indicates that you are hiding behind a facade, instead of confronting the things that are bothering you.   TOP


To see a unicorn in your dream symbolizes high ideals, hope and insight in a current situation. It also symbolizes power, gentleness, and purity. Alternatively, it may represent your one-sided views.   TOP


To see a walrus in your dream, represents your display of dominance in some situation or relationship. You are always on the lookout for anybody who is trying to out-maneuver, out-rank, or out-wit you. Alternatively, the walrus represents your protective shell and  thick-skin. You do not let the comments/criticism of others get to you.

For Eskimos and Native Americans in the North, the walrus symbolizes supernatural ability and powers.   TOP


To see a weasel in your dream represents your lack of trust in others. It may also mean that you are acting or being deceitfully.   TOP


To see a whale in your dream represents your intuition and awareness. You are in tuned with your sense of spirituality. Alternatively, a whale symbolizes a relationship or business project that may be too big to handle. You are feeling overwhelmed. The dream may also be a pun on "wailing" and a desire to cry out about something.   TOP


To see a wolf in your dream symbolizes survival, beauty, solitude, mystery, self-confidence and pride. You are able to keep your composure in a variety of social circumstances and blend into any situation with ease and grace. You are also a loner by choice. Negatively, the wolf represents hostility, aggression, or sneakiness. It may reflect an uncontrollable situation or an all-consuming force in your life. This could point to an obsession, an addiction or something that is beyond your control.

To see a white wolf in your dream signifies valor and victory. You have the ability to see the light even in your darkest hours. To see a black wolf in your dream represents your shadow. There are characteristics of the wolf that you are refusing to acknowledge or incorporate into your Self. 

To dream that you kill a wolf indicates betrayal. Certain secrets will be revealed to you. If you are being chased by a wolf in your dream, then it implies that you are unwilling to confront a problem that has been negatively impacting your life. Instead you are running away from it.

To hear a wolf howling in your dream represents a cry for help from somebody in your waking life.

To dream that you are a wolf signifies your desires to be left alone. Perhaps you are going through a tough period and want to be on your own. You are feeling anti-social. 

To dream that a wolf turns into a puppy refers to your nurturing character. After being alone for awhile, you are looking for a relationship.    TOP


To see a zebra in your dream represents perfect balance, unity and harmony. It also indicates that opposites attract. Alternatively, a zebra suggests that you are spending too much time in trivial matters. You need to establish a clear timeline and lay your groundwork for success. 

To dream that a zebra is running implies that you are trying to escape from a dangerous relationship or situation.  TOP


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