Animals in dreams are usually symbolizing issues related to our personality and often help us to deal with some emotions and feelings we have. They could also be related to some instinctive reactions we have in some situations.
Our behavior and reactions sometimes aren’t approved by our community and we do all we can to control them.
These dreams could also indicate some repressed needs and desires we have, as well as our instincts and emotions.
The animals in our dream could also indicate our hidden characteristics, or the characteristics we are not aware of. The animal we dreamed about could also symbolize someone from our life who has the traits or behaves like the animal we dreamed about.
It’s important to remember as many details of the dream, but also take into consideration the characteristics of the animal you dreamed about. The fact that the animal was healthy, sick or injured, etc. is very important.
It is also important whether the animal was moving slowly or fast, as well as how far was it from you. It is also important whether it was a wild or a domestic animal.
The environment you saw the animal in your dream is also important to take into consideration when deciphering this dream.
Dreams about animals could sometimes have a sexual nature, but that depends on the nature of the animal you have dreamed about.
In some situations, a dream about animals could indicate untamed or uncivilized parts of your personality which scare you or make you feel ashamed.
These dreams are usually a message from our subconscious. If the animals talked to us in the dream, they might be delivering us some messages from our inner being.
t is important to consider the feelings you had during the dream. It’s important whether you liked the animal or you were afraid, happy, etc.
Dreams About Animals – Interpretation and Meaning
Dreaming about different animals – If you saw different animals in a dream, that is usually a good sign. It often indicates reconciling with some close friends soon.
Dreaming of domesticated animals – If you saw domesticated animals in a dream, that is usually a good sign. It often indicates home stability, harmony and balance in your life.
Dreaming of wild animals – If you saw wild animals in a dream, that dream often represents a warning. You might soon encounter major difficulties and problems in your life.
Dreaming of small animals – If you dreamed about small animals, your dream could be advice from your subconscious to stop behaving childish and immature.
Dreaming about hungry animals – If you saw hungry animals in a dream, obviously starving to death, your dream usually isn’t a good sign. It might indicate the imbalance between your needs and your abilities. Sometimes it could indicate having complicated relations with someone.
In some cases, this dream announces problems and difficulties you will encounter soon.
Dreaming of running away or trying to hide from animals – If you dreamed of running or hiding from animals that dream could reveal your inability to control yourself, as well as your desires and instincts. This dream reminds you of the need to create balance in your actions and behavior and try to control yourself.
If you don’t do that soon, you might be facing some undesired consequences.
Dreaming about petting some animals – If you dreamed of petting animals, that is not a good sign. It could indicate gains of property or money which might cause you problems and issues.
Dreaming of petting abandoned animals – If you dreamed about petting some abandoned animals, that dream usually isn’t a good sign. Sometimes it could indicate losing your home because of your careless behavior, or because of someone’s betrayal.
Dreaming about someone petting animals – If you dreamed about someone petting animals, this dream could be suggesting you change your behavior towards someone. Maybe you are trying to please someone who doesn’t deserve that. That person probably doesn’t respect you and is possibly gossiping about you, so your subconscious is asking you to stop trying to be a part of this person’s life.
Dreaming about caging animals – If you dreamed about caging animals, your dream could signify your attempts to control your behavior and instincts.
Dreaming of eating animals – If you dreamed you were eating animals, your dream is often a good sign. It might indicate that you have started to gain the knowledge, resources and energy required to accomplish some goals you have.
Dreaming of seeing animals with their young – If you dreamed of animals with their young, that is a very good sign. It might indicate becoming a parent in the near future. In some cases, this dream could indicate having a close relationship with your mother.
Dreaming of strange looking animals – If you saw strange looking animals in a dream, your dream could be a sign of some sudden and unusual problems you might soon encounter and which might make you very upset.
Dreaming of animals you don’t recognize – If you dreamed about animals you weren’t able to recognize, that dream could indicate some unexpected and strange events you might soon experience, which might surprise you a lot.
Dreaming about being afraid of some animals – If you dreamed about some animals you were afraid of, your dream should be considered a warning. It might be a sign of a difficult period in your life. This dream is asking you to stop worrying and gain the strength to confront your problems and begin taking actions to deal with them.
In some cases, this dream could indicate some daily problems in your relationship.
Dreaming about rescuing an animal – If you dreamed about rescuing some animal, that is often a good sign. Maybe you are exhibiting some traits of that animal. It could also indicate being overwhelmed about something or feeling inadequate in some situation.
Dreaming of helping some injured animal – If you dreamed about helping an injured animal, your dream could be a reflection of some feelings you have. You might have experienced a tragedy or a sad event in your life recently, and you still can’t accept the reality of what has happened.
It might also indicate that some person who is close to you, is going through some difficult situations and experiencing pain, and you are helping that person to overcome these feelings.
It might also be a sign of your caring and nurturing nature.
Dreaming of an animal attacking you – If you dreamed of an animal attacking you, that dream could be a sign of warning. It might indicate that someone has bad intentions towards you or that there is some negativity present in your life.
It might also indicate that you are filled with negative thoughts and feelings, so this dream reminds you to deal with it.
Get rid of the people who are a threat to you and release all the negativity because it is blocking your movement forward.
Dreaming of an animal helping you somehow – If you dreamed that an animal helped you, that dream could reveal that you need help in reality. It is a reminder to ask for help from the people you trust.
Dreaming of monster looking animals – If you saw animals which looked like monsters in your dream, that could indicate being out of control, or having unrealistic fears, etc. If you somehow managed to defeat these animals, the dream might indicate being able to deal with these issues.
Dreaming of taming an animal or animals – If you tamed an animal or animals in your dream, your dream usually isn’t a good sign, and could reveal your tendency to control other people.