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Cats dream meanings


A dream of cats is a link to your feminine side and that this is a dream that is normally associated with females. Cats are normally represented as part of nature and this is demonstrative of some type of femininity or womanhood in your life whether you are male or female.

Cats are also very self-sufficient, so your dream may be connected to independence, womanly instincts, originality, and supremacy.


Unfortunately, a cat dream may also be connected to difficult times or bad luck. A cat featured in your dream can be connected to the goddesses such as the Egyptian cat goddess, which is connected to a two-sidedness in your nature and personality.Unfortunately, a cat dream may also be connected to difficult times or bad luck. 

In your dream you may have…

  • Seen a cat you recognize from the waking world.
  • Seen a cat you do not recognize of any coat color or size.
  • Had a good experience with a playful loving cat.
  • Felt attacked by a cat.
  • Spoke with a cat.
  • Felt loved by a cat.
  • Felt fearful of a cat.
  • Become a cat.

Positive changes are afoot if…

  • You felt in touch with your feminine side as a cat in your dream.
  • You felt loved and accepted by the cat in your dream.
  • You observed a cat in nature.

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A dream of an aggressive cat may show that someone in your life is untrustworthy or disloyal to you. An aggressive cat may represent issues with the female side of your personality, and can predict that you will soon be dealing with a catty person in your life.

A dream with a fluffy cat shows that you are seeking a more comfortable life. It is time to take better care of yourself. If you are scratched or bitten by a cat this can mean that you are going to encounter a difficult situation with a female. If you chase the cat then this shows that obstacles are currently in your way.

A white cat signifies that you are currently experiencing difficult times. To see a black cat means that you have some hesitation in determining what you actually want out of life. If you dream of a black and white cat, it indicates that you will have some source of sadness or regret in the near future. To see a brown tabby cat in your dream signifies that you're going to receive some important news in the near future. Dreaming of a multi-colored cat symbolizes many people working together to achieve a goal. To dream of an orange cat signifies passion for work. To dream of a miniature cat indicates that is time to stop and listen to your inner voice.

To dream of attacks by a cat is an indication that is time to move on in a relationship. This relationship has become volatile and you may end up arguing. If you're unable to move on in this relationship then it is time to sit down and try and sort out your differences. To run after a cat indicates that you're going to find some difficulty with a project in the near future. To witness cat fights you will have enemies who will go to any extreme to dampen your reputation and to cause you loss of material possessions.


To see a hand petting and comforting the cat in your dream indicates you are likely to receive some disturbing news in the near future. Ancient dream dictionaries indicate that if the cat looks dirty this can also mean that a friend is likely to recover from a long-term illness. To hear a cat mewing indicates that you have false friends around you. To hear the cat screaming in your dream means that somebody in the waking life has said something hurtful in the heat of the moment. Sometimes people say things in life which they simply regret or do not mean. It is up to you to forgive the person.

To dream of a kitten indicates that you are likely to be misled by others.  It is very important that you try to become a leader to other people at this time. If you are in the business than this dream indicates that you need to put all efforts into making your particular business success. The reason why is because competitors are catching up with you.

To have a dream that the cat disappears in your dream, (like Alice in Wonderland) then the dream may mean that something close to you may be lost to you. It is important to seek help and guidance from other people. The missing cat may also show that it is time to give up a volatile person in your life.

To dream of a cat's collar indicates that you're going to feel constrained in the near future. To dream of a domestic pet (that you have seen in waking life) is directly connected to your comfort zone. This dream means that you face any difficulties in your life with power and ease. In addition, to see a cat which is currently dead in waking life is a subconscious sign for you to take notice of your inner feelings and interests. It is time to release your emotions.

To dream of a farm cat or to see cats on a farm is a direct association with the environment you are in. It is time to go back to nature, and perhaps take a holiday in the countryside. If the cat has no tail, you no longer have independence and self-control. A dream of cat food indicates the right possibilities and opportunities on the horizon.


A dream about a playful cat indicates the need for social acceptance. If a cat talks to you in a dream, it is very important for you to make peace with your inner self or your inner femininity. To see a cat that is ill or to dream of taking a cat to a vet indicates that is now time to your yourself and enjoy your life while you are well.

To be chased by a cat in your dream indicates that someone will be suggesting a better way for you to approach a problem. To see a talking cat in your dream denotes that you have the ability to change things at work, it will just take time. To be scratched by a cat denotes that times are going to be difficult for a while.

The dream is in association with the following scenarios in your life…

  • Natural life milestones and femininity.
  • Leadership opportunities or newfound independence.
  • A change in your social or romantic situation.

Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of a cat…

Femininity. Neutrality. Independence. Connection with nature. Love. Acceptance. Friendship. Companionship. Playfulness. Curiosity. Freedom. Constraint. Aggressiveness.


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