To see a panther in a dream represents feelings about a person or situation being dangerously empty or uncaring. Feeling threatened by the possibility of total humiliation that is merciless. A fear of “never ever again” in some area of your life. A fear of being cut off, banished, or losing something forever. Vindictiveness or jealous bitterness. A fear of death or experiencing emptiness for the rest of your life.
Alternatively, a panther may reflect you or someone else that is actively seeking revenge that is permanent and unforgettable. A panther can symbolize your feelings about an enemy that you feel is dangerous to trust at all. Behavior that is totally uncaring towards enemies.
Example: A man once dreamed of a panther off in the distance. In real life he required medication he depended on and was facing the possibility of going completely bankrupt with no job prospects at all. he feared total financial ruin while be forced to go unmedicated for the rest of his life.
Example 2: A man dreamed of riding on a horse and suddenly coming across black panthers on his path. In the end the panther gave him one last parting glare. In waking life he suddenly got melanoma on his skin that scared him that he was going to die of skin cancer.