Quick Decode: Independence; companionship; resilience


Popular Expressions: Cat got your tongue?; Let the cat out of the bag; There’s more than one way to skin a cat


Possible Meanings:

Cats can be symbols of companionship, the underworld, the mysterious, and the unknown. Independence is central to their character. Perhaps you want to be part of someone’s life, but still free enough to be independent? They can also symbolize companionship without subservience. They’re the masters of their own domain. Do you feel that you are currently in the driver’s seat and that things are under your control? Cats keep themselves clean. Does the cat in your dream suggest that it’s time to clean up your act? That it’s time to take responsibility for yourself? The cat in your dream may also symbolize a desire for more intimate, feminine company.