To dream of a cat symbolizes an illusion, delusion, or feeling good about something that can’t be proven. A false belief that you’ve convinced yourself is true or a need to feel good that lacks objectivity. A belief in something that’s unprovable. Assumptions or daydreaming about things you feel good never questioning. A cat in a dream can reflect your need to feel good, feel loved, or feel comfortable about things that aren’t objective. Choosing to ignore facts or reality because it feels better. Lying to yourself to avoid feeling pain or hard truth. Lying to others so that they will like you.
Negatively, a cat could symbolize an irrational belief that you’re unable to do something that you’ve never been proven incapable of. Feeling safer telling yourself that you aren’t good enough. Feeling sorry for yourself or feeling sorry for people with bad luck. Alternatively, it may reflect delusions of grandeur. Awareness of yourself lying to other people about things they like to make them co-operative. Cats can represent things that you falsely believe that you need, thinking you are better looking than you actually are, or superstitious beliefs. Cats may also reflect delusions you have about yourself, others, or the world that gives you a false sense of power or control. Something you believe that deep down you know isn’t true.
Cats are often one of the worst symbols a person can dream about because the very problem they symbolize may be too hard or scary for the person’s ego to accept. Something a person will easily live in denial about or never want to confront because it feels too good or safe to believe in it.
Cats are very common symbols for sexual fantasies about people you’re attracted to or that you’ve masturbated to. Preferring to watch pornography instead of getting a real girlfriend or boyfriend.
To dream of a kitten most often reflects non-objective beliefs about ourselves or other people being perfect. Illusions or unprovable beliefs we are very sensitive or protective about. Aggressively caring about things that can’t be proven. Scaring yourself that other people will think you aren’t perfect when they’ve never previously told you that you are. Powerful misinformed assumptions or misconceptions. Lying to yourself at all costs. Scaring yourself that you need to care about people who may not deserve it or may not respect you.
Pregnant women often dream of kittens. This may reflect their illusions about hurting the baby if they aren’t perfectly healthy or safe. It may also reflect their illusions about pregnancy being easy. Illusions about how wonderful raising a child is. Believing that being pregnant is perfectly easy and beautiful. Believing that giving birth will be an easy perfect experience. Pregnant women who dream of kittens often dream of more dangerous cats such as lions later in their pregnancy, probably to reflect their aggressive need to control their environment until the baby is born.
To see a black cat in a dream represents an imbalanced illusion or delusion. Unproveable things we believe in that are impossible, excessive, or scary. When you see a black cat in a dream it means you are out of seriously out of touch with reality. Fearing things we can’t prove. Lying to yourself about something that scares you. Fearing losing opportunities that may not even be possible. Fantasies or beliefs that are excessively unrealistic.
To dream of a white cat symbolizes balanced illusion. This means you false beliefs or fantasies that feel responsible. An example of an balanced illusion is fantasizing about marrying someone you have a crush on, but hardly know.
To see a dark green cat in a dream represents a selfish illusion or delusion. It reflects powerful selfish beliefs that can’t be proven. An example would be a person with an irrational belief that they are so ugly that nobody would ever want to date them. Choosing to believe you that you are failure because it’s more comfortable than trying new things. Alternatively, it may reflect delusional beliefs about money, power, or being better than other people. A snobby wimp in your life.
To see a blue cat in a dream represents a positive illusion or delusion. You believe in something that isn’t true, but has good intentions. Fantasies that encourage you help people, or that keep you in a very moral or positive mindset. People who believe in past lives or in the supernatural often dream of blue cats. Unrealistic heroic acts or plans.
If a dream cat is aggressive then it suggests that you have difficulty accepting reality or being objective. Forcing yourself to believe that your goals are impossible without objectively questioning it. A fear of having to race reality. Being mean to yourself.
If you are afraid of a cat in a dream it suggests that you have fears that are based on false assumptions. Mean vicious cats may reflect powerful illusions or fear that keep you believing something in your life is hopeless when it has never been proven. Preferring to feel good being hopeless or depressed.
If you see a house full of cats then it represents an excessive amount of illusions. You have a lot of things that you believe in that aren’t true. A sign that you may be emotionally dependent on fantasies or that you need to be a lot more objective. You may feel that your entire life revolves around a lie that you fear revealing to others.
Example: A man dreamed of trying to drown a cat. In waking life was lying to himself about ever giving his son $200,000 he promised and then tried to do everything he could to avoid paying the money once it was time. The cat reflected his wish to feel good about talking to son about giving him the money so he looked like a good father with no wish to do so.
Example 2: A man dreamed of feeding a cat. In waking life he felt sorry for homeless people and was regularly giving them money. The cat may have reflected his awareness of his money not making a big difference in the person’s life while making him feel better about himself.
Example 3: A man dreamed of a cat. In waking life he felt good taking vitamins believing they were good for him when they never produced any noticeable results.
Example 4: A girl dreamed of a pet cat. In waking life someone told her that her best friend was spreading rumors about her and she refused to believe it. The cat most likely reflected how she was non-objectively feeling good about the friend being perfectly loyal without testing the friend or confronting her.
Example 5: A woman dreamed of having cats in car. In waking life she was having trouble believing in herself living an independent life after she left an abusive husband. The cats in the car may have reflected her tendency to feel at ease with self-deceptive beliefs that she wasn’t good enough to succeed in life without her ex-husband as she took control of her own life.