Animal Messages

A quick reference guide to the messages and teachings of the animal kingdom. Animal messages are different from animal totems or power animals.

Alligator: Take your time, set boundaries, renewal and new beginnings, gather all facts before passing any judgment, honor your ancestors in any way you choose.

Ant: Its time to get to work on that project and see it through to completion, seek support, be patient.

Anteater: Eat smaller portions throughout the day, beware of anything that seems out of place, try harder to complete projects, don’t use more than you need, just breathe in the face of fear.

Antelope: Be cautious around aggressive energy, take advantage of new opportunities, go for your heart’s desire, finish your projects quickly, if you’ve been spending too much time in solitude, seek out the company of friends. (also see gazelle, gnu, impala)

Arctic Fox: Don’t let the negative things others say affect you. Allow the changes to happen that come with the seasons.

Armadillo: Set clear boundaries, retreat, dig deeper, be discerning, be clear on what you do want.

Baboon: Get grounded, your family needs attention, significant teachings will come from foolish mistakes, only share your creations with those you trust, create a sacred space in your home.

Badger: Be persistent and stick with your projects, defend your beliefs, stop your avoidance tactics and get on with what you know you need to do, stop relying on others and be self-reliant, be constructive.

Bald Eagle: You have an increasing ability to walk between the material world and that of the spirit.

Bat: Let go of old habits and attachments that no longer serve you, you are going through an initiation that will guide you to a more spiritually directed life, confront your fears, socialize more by joining a class or group that you think you’d enjoy.

Bear: Set clear boundaries, ask for what you want, take action on that project, spend some time in solitude, you may be in need of physical or emotional healing, be gentle and show your love to those who you are close to, seek inside yourself for answers. ( also see black bear, brown bear, polar bear)

Beaver: Time for purposeful activity, stop procrastinating, balance activities with rest, don’t waste time and energy on unimportant matters, change your environment to feel more secure and comfortable.

Bee: Get busy on that project, involve others including community, enjoy the sweetness of life.

Black Bear: Seek meditation and introspection, balance activities with rest, remember to play, allow any darkness you discover to teach you a lesson.

Black Bird: Take risks in whatever you want to do, try sound healing, follow your spiritual path, observe signs.

Black Cockatoo: The period of chaos and uncertainty will soon be over. If you thought about traveling this is a good time too.

Blue Bird: This moment is rare and precious so open up your senses and enjoy it, relax and lighten up, speak your truth.

Black Jaguar: For your spiritual and physical growth it’s time to face your fears head-on. Stop worrying and accept things for what is, and let the future take care of itself.

Blue Jay: Pay close attention, someone may be trying to deceive you, choose a spiritual path and explore it fully, face fear, access your talents and take action on how you can best use them, finish a project.

Boar (Javelina): Stop procrastinating, finish a project, confrontation, face fearful situations so that you may find peace, get closure, beginning of wealth, prosperity and personal growth.

Bobcat: Learn to live alone without feeling lonely, be alert and relaxed, look for what’s not being presented, trust your instincts, be careful what you share with others.

Brown Bear: Stay grounded no matter what, it’s time to bring your dreams and plans to fruition, trust your instincts, come out and play, don’t just wait for something to happen, take action now.

Buffalo (Bison): Abundance, trust that you will always have whatever you need, be grateful for what you have, expect miracles and keep the faith, you may begin to feel more calm and peaceful, spirituality increases, you are a big part of a new era in peace and harmony for all people. (also see white buffalo)

Bull: This is a very fertile and dynamic time for you, your life is headed for an upturn cycle, so welcome it. This is a very prosperous time for you, enjoy the material possessions you have and release the ones that have served their purpose. Set a goal, get committed, but do not rush. ( also see musk ox and or ox)

Butterfly: Time to lighten up and stop taking everything so seriously. Big changes are happening, new life is emerging. It’s time to change what you have been considering in spite of challenges you will know ” This too shall pass” wear more colorful clothing.

California Condor: You’ll find a new enthusiasm about life. In the morning take a few moments to greet the sun by standing with your arms out in a welcoming gesture.

Camel: More than ever it is time to trust your own intuition. You’ll have a lot of energy and even though you will not have a lot of support for the road ahead yet you will need to take it with complete trust that you have everything you need within and you will succeed.

Canada Goose: Lose your inhibitions and sing or chant as often as possible. Listen carefully for any omens that show up.

Cardinal: Someone needs your compassionate and loving attention and has flagged you down to get it. Stop where you are and observe your surroundings then notice the sensations in your body. This is a good time to explore the religion you grew up in, with eyes and heart open for a fresh look.

Caribou: This is time for you to act with resolve, make a decision. There is something bugging you it is time to address it.

Cat: This is a period where self-sufficiency and trust in your own capabilities is necessary. Listen closely to your intuitive guidance, as it’s likely one of your ancestors that is one of your spirit guides trying to communicate with you. This is a period of magic and mystery for you, so pay close attention to signs and omens that will guide and direct you. (also see feral cat)

Chameleon: This is time to stay in the background. You’re in for a very positive change. Be careful about getting ahead of yourself.

Cheetah: Things will be speeded up for a while, Increase your flexibility by daily stretching maybe even take a yoga class. You must respond without hesitation to the opportunity that has recently presented itself. Remain flexible and willing to change the course quickly.

Chimpanzee: Use your imagination to create fresh approaches to problem-solving, you have everything you need to tackle the responsibilities. Let go of any anger or resentments you’ve recently had a conflict with. Adjust your diet to one of healthy, natural and organic foods.

Chipmunk: (also ground squirrel) Trust you are protected and that there are no real dangers you will have to face. Go for walks and explore, pay attention to anything that catches your eye. Pay more attention to vocal characteristics of those you encounter volume, pitch and inflection than the actual words as a way of discerning more about the person than speech alone reveals.

Cockroaches: Survival, adaptability and thriving in any condition. Make the most of current resources, of moving with speed and agility. Perseverance, tenacity and discerning when and how to move and take a step forward.

Cockatoo: Let go of your agenda and do something spontaneous, do something special to show your love for a spouse or close friend. You’re about to embark on a learning process. Bolster your self-esteem by refusing to demean, or put down yourself. (also see black cockatoo & white cockatoo)

Condor: (also vulture) In spite of the circumstances in the losses you’ve sustained you’ll discover the gifts in this experience that didn’t seem apparent. Time to clean up the clutter and messes and find new creative solutions. (also see California condor & turkey vulture)

Cormorant: Once you have clarity about your goal, dive in without hesitation. You’ve been working really hard, time to step back and take a stretch in the sun. There seems to be someone holding you back, in order to move ahead, you have to release any belief system that you are somehow a victim in this situation. Own your power, because giving it away causes too much mental, physical & emotional distress.

Cougar: (also mountain lion or puma) You’re being called upon to be a leader right now be decisive right now no more procrastinating. Stay strong, move forward and keep your faith!

Cow: This is a very nourishing time for you, you have nothing to worry about. This is time is meant for healing and mending your relationship with your mother whether she is alive or passed into the spirit world.

Coyote: Lighten up you are taking things too seriously. Something quite unexpected and not necessarily welcomed is about to happen. Rather than running or fighting it will work out better if you adjust to it. Forgive yourself for any mistakes or errors and look for the lessons out of this experience.

Crab: You are about to experience a shift in your personal life that is beneficial to your soul paths. You’ll become more clairvoyant. You are missing a lot by being too focused on what’s right in front of you. Pay close attention to your subconscious which will come through from dreams, visions, flashes. Put on your favorite music, comfortable clothes shut the shades and dance.

Crane: Do what you need to do in order to bring greater balance into your life. Pay close attention to signs and omens at this time. You will be able to glimpse into the future without fear. Time to restore that hobby or interest you once enjoyed.

Crocodile: Take your time, set boundaries, renewal and new beginnings, gather all facts before passing any judgment, honor your ancestors in any way you choose.

Crow (also Raven): You are about to manifest something you have been working on for a while. Watch for omens and signs over the next couple of days. Expect a very big change soon. Any injustice or out of balance in your life it is now time to speak up about it. You will have a glimpse into the future and how it will affect you directly.

Deer: You’ve been dealing with aggression and negativity. Find more nourishing situations and people. Trust your gut instincts. Be gentle with yourself and others. ( also see caribou, elk, mule deer, stag, white-tailed deer)

Dingo: Lighten up and laugh at your mistakes. Spend some time in nature and rather than judging yourself on your mistakes look at what you have learned from them.

Dog: Keep your faith strong no matter what’s going on in life. It’s important to volunteer something purely in the spirit of service. (also see Dingo)

Dolphin: Meditate, listen more and talk less. Behave lovingly towards the one you have a difficult time with. Try dolphin breathing by taking three slow deep breaths and exhale with an audible sound “puh” then examine how you feel.

Donkey: Volunteer to an organization for service. Listen and respect your intuition. Proceed cautiously, the more you honor and respect your inner trust the recognition and acknowledgment you’ll receive.

Dove: Express your love to as many people. The soul of someone who passed has made a smooth transition. Time to stay at home and self-nurture spend time with self-care.

Dragon: You’re about emerging into a new phase in life. Do more kind activities, your entering prosperity. Spend time meditating and in contemplation and you will receive valuable insight.

Dragonfly: Be on the lookout for falsehoods, deceit, or illusions. You’re being too rational, your passion is awakening, it’s vital to recharge your psychic energy. You’re undergoing a magical transformation. It is important to work with fairies and other elements right now.

Duck: It is time for fertility, time to have fun, the turmoil has passed. Do whatever is necessary to find emotional comfort.(also mallard and wood duck)

Eagle: There’s an opportunity for you, there will be a new beginning. Detach and try to rise above the mundane so you can see your life from a higher perspective and greater vision. It is time for a spiritual awakening, anything you put out positive or negative will return to you more quickly than ever. (also see a bald eagle and golden eagle)

Eel: Others both male and female will be increasingly attracted to you. You will soon embark on a spiritual pilgrimage. You will get to the bottom of the questions you have had, release any emotions blocking you.

Egret: Patients, patients, patients. It is time to rely on yourself more than others. Although it is useful to rely on your emotions, at this time rely on your intelligence and wit in this situation. (also see heroin)

Elephant: Make it a point to be of service, do not let anything stand in the way of this goal. You have the determination and persistence required to overcome the current challenges you face.

Elk: Seek out the company of others and friends of the same gender. Your inner child requires considerable nurturing and protection right now.

Falcon: Before making a decision step back and consider, be patient and trust your instinct. Pay closer attention to the natural rhythm of your body. Once you make a decision stay committed and take the plunge.(also see kestrel, kite, peregrine falcon)

Feral Cat: Do something wild and out of character, break away from any unhealthy dependencies.

Firefly: You’re burning the candle on both ends. You’ve done the necessary preparation for the desired outcome, now enjoy and watch your vision manifest. You’re awakening to your spiritual gifts and are called to offer your “light” to your friends, family, and community. You’re now following the truth of your soul’s path, be careful of any distractions or old habits.

Flamingo: Avoid loud noisy events, be honest. Before taking action on the question before you take information and balance. You’ve isolated yourself too long.

Fly: Be quick, decide fast. Your ego is in a struggle. Others admire you it is important to respect boundaries. Someone is annoyed by you, clear it up. Look for where it isn’t.

Fox: Trust your intuition, your intelligence and ingenuity are more useful right now. It’s better to be in the background, its best to blend into your surroundings. It’s important at this time to break out of your social conditioning and express yourself freely. (also see arctic fox, gray fox, kit fox and red fox)

Frog: Time to do a physical cleanse, do an emotional cleanse, cry as much as you need to in order to clear any emotional toxicity. Singing & chanting will help you balance. This is the start of a slow and steady transformation for you.

Gazelle: Trust your instincts and move quickly. Stay in the background, don’t give up, your spiritual growth will accelerate, your path will change rapidly but it will be in alignment with your soul’s purpose.

Gecko: Record your dreams in a dream journal. When you’ve tried and tried to get through to someone or resolve a problem and it’s not working it’s best to detach and move on.

Gila Monster: If you’re in doubt at all be patient and wait. This is a good time for a cleansing fast over a few days, or if you’re physically capable to do so a complete fast with only water.

Giraffe: Keep your head up, have faith and trust your gut. It’s better to not act too hastily. Make it a point to be a better listener and have better communication.

Gnu (wildebeest): There are some significant changes that you want so start with the top two on the list and go for it.

Goat (Mountain): Stop butting your head against the wall. Ask for the support you need, Keep moving forward and spend time outdoors.

Golden Eagle: Go on a spiritual adventure. Find your passion and means to express it.

Goose: Time of good fortune, call your ancestors for guidance and protection. Reread your favorite fairy tales. Write creative and imaginative stories. You are very well protected. (also see Canada goose and snow goose)

Gopher: Look under the surface, more than ever it’s time to take full responsibility for your own growth. In order to move forward, you may need to take a few steps backward. It might be time to get your eyes checked soon if you haven’t in the past few years.

Gorilla: Clear and concise communication is important right now. More than ever it is crucial to respect yourself. A wise and knowledgeable teacher is about to come into your life.

Grasshopper: Be fearless and take a leap of faith. You’re about to receive uplifting news. This is a time of rapid change that will take place in a burst forward movement.

Goshawk: This is the time to take the lead and not wait on someone else. If you can visualize what you want then you can obtain it.

Gray Fox: Right now it is best to keep to yourself and not stand out.

Gray Kangaroo: This is a particularly abundant and prosperous time.

Great Blue Heron: Take some time for self-examination only you know what is best for you.

Grebe: Immerse yourself in a creative project, your dreams will be more vivid and your psychic and intuitive powers are on the increase.

Grizzly Bear: Stay grounded no matter what, it’s time to bring your dreams and plans to fruition, trust your instincts, come out and play, don’t just wait for something to happen, take action now.

Groundhog: You’re about to investigate a new area of study. Pay close attention to your dreams. Communicate your boundaries and limits.

Grouse: Study the sacred spiral, you’re increasingly coming into your personal power, which draws from the source and expresses itself through you as you. Create a sacred ceremony, one with a lot of drumming and dancing to honor spirit. (also see ruffed grouse & sage grouse)

Hare: Move quickly and remain flexible. Pay closer attention to the cycles of the moon. You’ll be required to make some unexpected and rapid changes in direction in the coming days. (also see rabbit)

Hawk: You’re caught up in too many details. Stay alert, spend time observing, when it is time for action make it quick and decisive. (also see goshawk and osprey)

Hedgehog: No matter what’s going on right now do your absolute best. You have a powerful connection with ancient goddess energy. Work directly with the earth, this is a good time to honor your natural curiosity.

Heron: You’ve approached the opportunity before you by meeting this challenged situation head-on you will discover some powerful gifts and powers you were unaware of. (also see great blue heron)

Hippopotamus: Trust your intuition and act on it. Your skin is sensitive right now. It’s critical not to deviate from your path. Be protective of your artistic creations.

Horse: It is time to free yourself from physical and emotional constricting aspects of your life. This situation requires strong warrior energy, balanced, sensitivity, patients and compassion. (also see white horse)

Hummingbird: You need to be flexible with the twists and turns in your life the next couple of days. Openly express the love you have and feel for those important people in your life.

Hyena: Make it a point to spend some one-on-one time with each of your children. Be extra sensitive and attentive to the words you use and how you express them.

Iguana: This is time to take action on something you’ve dreamed about doing but that was unrealistic. Although you have had a hard fall recently you have to get up and keep going.

Impala: There is going to be some quick and dramatic changes in your life, take the leap, there’s a situation or relationship that’s been feeling negative or oppressive and you need to retreat to restore balance. Listen for what is not being said.

Ibis: Every day pause for a few moments at least a couple of times a day and think the thought ” Everything is sacred” Follow in your heart and trust in its wisdom.

Jaguar: Focus on what you want with clear intention. You’re going to experience an awakening of your deepening psychic vision. Keep your plans and intentions to yourself, not to be secretive but to allow them to gain power. (also see black jaguar)

Jellyfish: Keep your faith strong and know life will supply everything you need. Be a little more cautious of any work you’re doing right now in the spirit realm. Stay organized to be more efficient in all you do and make sure you are drinking enough water.

Kangaroo: There is nothing to worry about, it is important to stay connected to your family. Progress will happen in leaps and bounds. (also see gray kangaroo, red kangaroo and wallaby)

Kestrel: Use your mental capacities and wits to resolve the situation you are dealing with.

Kingfisher: Make it a point to express yourself clearly. For the next seven days set a few moments in a quiet place. Take the plunge into this project and or relationship with confidence.

Kite: Take the mask off and show the world who you truly are. Each day take time to take some deep slow breaths and count to ten as you inhale and then as you exhale.

Koala: Watch your diet at this time. Next time you are about to drink water take a moment and say a prayer of gratitude for this water. After saying a prayer for all water on the earth.

Komodo Dragon: Whatever changes you make right now in your life will last a long time. This is a time of great passion so enjoy expressing it in all you do.

Kookaburra: To maintain your dreams stay centered and focused. Be compassionate yet do not be fooled by anyone. The best way to overcome your fear is to face it.

Ladybug: If it alights on you, make a wish and your wish will be granted. Take time to pray and meditate. Something you thought was lost or gone is making its way back to you. Mother Mary is with you to guide and console you, no matter what your religious or spiritual orientation is.

Lark: Your entering a cycle where you will be completely free and happy. Find your own power song by sitting in nature.

Lemur: Your powers of clairvoyance will increase where you will be able to see your helping spirits more clearly.

Leopard: Take some time in solitude and pace yourself. A secret that has been kept from you will soon be revealed. (also see ocelot, snow leopard)

Lion: Hold your head up high and keep your dignity. You are stronger than you think. When faced with a decision follow your heart.

Lizard: Pay close attention to your dreams, especially reoccurring themes. Meditate and pray, call upon a deep ancient part of you. Listen to your intuition over anyone else. (also see chameleon, gecko, gila moster, iguana, komodo dragon)

Llama: It’s been a long haul you are almost there. Move slowly towards your goal. Seek out the company of others that have similar goals as you.

Lobster: You are in the process of a powerful transformation. One of your biggest lessons right now is patients. The more powerful lessons right now will be in the evenings.

Loon: Do regular exercise, dream work, journal, meditate all of this will help you explore your subconscious, which will help you in return understand yourself better.

Lynx: Take some time in silence a day with no visits. Someone will confide in you about their secrets it is important to keep this in confidence. Beware of people trying to deceive you trust your instincts.

Macaw: You’ll benefit from being out in the sunlight. You are at a new beginning of new heights in your spirituality. You are going to notice a shift in your communication abilities, trust in your perspectives.

Magpie: Act on any and all opportunities. Pay close attention to signs and omens. Be especially clear and straightforward in your verbal communications.

Mallard: Whatever project you are engaged in this is a great time for productivity.

Manatee: Adjust your diet to green leafy vegetables. Slow down to about 80% of your usual pace. Stop procrastinating this is a very nurturing time for you. It is time to put some people’s needs before your own.

Meadowlark: Expect some good news or a pleasant surprise. It is time for some inward journey. Whatever project you have been working on is about to come to fruition.

Meerkat: You may have to do some digging for the answers you are seeking. Trust that others who care and love you are always watching out for you.

Mockingbird: Sing either by yourself or with others. Pay attention to other people’s body language at this time. Others will pay more attention to what you do rather than your appearance.

Mole: Trust in what you feel rather than what you see. You will find yourself getting more psychic impressions when you touch others, trust those impressions.

Mongoose: When it is necessary to defend yourself do it with absolute courage and honesty. Pursue your goals actively and clean up any clutter. ( also see meerkat)

Monkey: Accept things as they are and once you do you will be able to come up with creative solutions. Be willing to adjust and open to new perspectives.

Moose: You can feel proud of your recent accomplishments. It is important to encourage others with their dreams. You have the strength and ability to endure this emotional period. Trust in your own authority more than what you get from others.

Mosquito: Be careful of energy vampires.

Moth: A letter, email, or package will be coming shortly with important news. Whatever has been hidden or veiled is about to be revealed. If you are in a romantic or intimate relationship use oils or aroma therapy to enhance attraction rather than perfumes or colognes.

Mouse: Pay close attention to all details, you may be missing something that is obvious and right in front of you.

Muskrat: Clean out your home and clear the clutter. Keep a dream journal for the next couple of days. Rely more on what you hear and smell rather than what you see.

Musk Ox: You’re discovering a primal strength and fortitude inside you. Meet any challenges head-on. Look to your family or friends for support, comfort, and protection.
Ocelot Channel your nervous energy or tension to artistic expression. Someone close to you will soon share something that he or she wants you to keep confidential.

Octopus: Explore the possibility of working with those that are transiting into the spirit realm, Get a thorough physical exam paying close attention to your heart and lungs.

Opossum: In order to achieve what you have been going towards you, will need to push farther than you thought you could. If you’re in a tight corner follow your instincts and trust your intuition.

Orangutan: To accomplish what you set out to do pay close attention to the faces of those you deal with. Trust more what you see than what you hear. Put your best face on to finish the job.

Ostrich: Sort out whatever is not useful. You’re completely protected, be courageous. It is a good time to satisfy your hunger for knowledge.

Osprey: Your body is calling for the type of nutrients that fish can provide. This is the time to immerse yourself in creative energy.

Otter: It’s time to relax and be more playful. Clean up the area in your home whatever struggles you are going through confront them head-on.

Owl: Meditate in silence and darkness for a few minutes each day for the next few days. Be alert to any deception. This particularly a good time to tap into the intuitive wisdom available to you. (also see barn owl, barred owl, great horned owl, screech owl, short-eared owl, snowy owl)

Ox: Pursue the educational course you’ve been considering. Teamwork is the best way to achieve what you want to accomplish.

Panda: Your thinking is too polarized too black/white and right/wrong you need to broaden your perspective. Take yourself up somewhere high and view the world below and meditate. Incorporate the goddess Kwan Yin in your panoply of spiritual consultations.

Parrot: Steer clear of gossip, it is a good time to study the power and effects of light and color. It’s time to revisit and renew something you have always dreamed of.

Peacock: You’re about to experience a vision that will greatly affect your life. It is time to take action, you are more than protected. Your dignity and integrity are particularly called for right now.

Pelican: This is an opportunity to forgive yourself or someone else. It is time to free yourself from whatever is weighing you down. Focus on cooperating with others rather than competing.

Penguin: You’re much more powerful and durable than you think. You have everything you need inside. You’ll soon be able to experience lucid dreaming.

Peregrine Falcon: This is time to act swiftly. Be especially guarded with your health at this time.

Pheasant: This spring plant a garden either indoors or outdoors. You’re at your best when you stay grounded. Your libido and vitality are at a peak right now, so enjoy yourself as much as you can.

Phoenix: Get ready for significant change. Let go of whatever does not serve you right now. No matter the darkness that has befallen you right now, trust that relief is on the way. Light the fires in your heart by singing and chanting.

Pig: Abundance, wealth, strength and never wanting for mundane needs.

Pigeon: You’re about to receive an important message. Keep your mind on the goal. No matter where you are at, you can envision and get the comfort of home by closing your eyes. If you are going through a struggle stay connected to your family and friends.

Platypus: Rather than trying to adapt to others and their pace, stay in tune with your own internal rhythm.

Polar Bear: Be assertive in your communication and actions, treat yourself with respect, observe before taking action, use only the energy you need, nourish and replenish your body, mind and spirit, You are about to embark on a spiritual adventure, one that will awaken your hidden gifts and qualities that have been dormant until now.

Porcupine: Make sure your diet includes nutritious and organic vegetables. It is important for you to move at your own pace. Trust that you will be respected as long as you respect others.

Prairie Dog: Get involved in your immediate community. Take some time for yourself, such as a retreat or a day in silence. You’ve been pushing too hard and meeting resistance all the way, so take a step back and rest.

Praying Mantis: You can benefit from studying and practicing martial arts. Make prayer and meditation part of your daily regimen. Listen to your instincts as to when to move forward.

Puffin: Actions speak louder than words, make it a point each day to pray for a few minutes especially for gratitude. It’s better at this time to contain your true feelings rather than expressing them. Do your best to avoid conflict and inject a healthy dose of fun and humor into your spiritual path.

Quail: Stay away from junk food and fast food for a week. If you feel threatened instead of responding immediately, change the subject by excusing yourself. You’re about to discover a greater sense of who you are.

Rabbit (also see Hare): This is a very creative time for you. Try a vegetarian diet for the next few days, notice how you feel. You’re going to find yourself experiencing a period of quiet and stillness followed by a burst of intense activity. Express your love freely and readily to those you’re closest to.

Raccoon: In spite of any doubts you have about the situation ahead, you have all the resources available to you that you need. Pay close attention to any signs or omens you may be getting from any ancestors or deceased loved ones. It is important to remain emotionally and mentally flexible for the next few days.

Ram (also see Bighorn sheep): Whatever you have been considering starting, now it is time to go ahead and begin. The timing is right for you to pursue intellectual and educational interests. You are ready for some new challenges, so be willing to charge ahead. You are about to emerge into a spiritual path that will give you a different sense of yourself.

Rat: A project or investment is about to pay off. This is a good time to exercise caution. Take an inventory of material goods you have and recycle or throw out what is no longer purposeful.

Raven (also see crow): Magic is in the air. Pay attention to dreams and visions especially colorful and powerful ones, as these are indicated prophecy. You’re gradually shapeshifting to a more confident, powerful, and spiritually based you that will emerge more the more you let go of your old self.

Red Fox: It is important to be flexible let the fires of passion in your heart be expressed.

Red Kangaroo: It is time to take full responsibility for your actions and do the right thing. Your family needs your attention right now.

Rhinoceros: Experiment with doing things on your own. Do not make any decisions without gathering all intuitive and intellectual information as possible. Do whatever you need to stay away from conflict and aim for peace and harmony. (also see black rhinoceros, white rhinoceros)

Roadrunner: There is a situation occurring in your life that requires you to think on your feet. This is a great time to make plans and put them into action. Be sure to take care of yourself before you take care of others, emotionally, physically and spiritually.

Robin: It is time to let go of anything in your life that is outmoded and stagnant. Let go of drama in your life and welcome as much laughter and joy as possible.

Ruffed Grouse: While dancing and or drumming focus on something you want to change or manifest.

Sage Grouse: Find a place in your home that is a sacred place. For a few minutes a day, do a circle dance or spiral dance clockwise then counterclockwise.

Salamander: You’re about to go through a subtle transformation, do not rush it. You’re about to receive help from an unexpected source. If you are entering a new relationship either personal or professional check out things carefully before proceeding.

Salmon: In spite of challenges or disappointment continue towards your goals you will reach it. It’s critical that you follow your intuition. You may experience a loss such as a relationship or through a move, yet this will precede a new beginning.

Sandpiper: Select a time each day to put on your favorite music and dance. Do whatever you need to do to stay grounded.

Scorpion: In order to go through this change keep control of your temper. Sex with someone will move to a greater intensity. This a time for transformation for you where you will release toxic habits and toxic relationships.

Seagull: You are opening up communication with nature spirits especially fairies and water sprites. It is time to clean up your home and clear up any misunderstandings.

Seahorse: You are being called upon to sacrifice your own needs. It might be time to experiment with changing gender roles.

Seal: Your dreams will be very clear and vivid. The cycle of hardship and challenges are complete you are moving into plenty and abundance.

Seal Lion: This is time to let yourself experience joy and playfulness. Take time to stretch or do yoga to keep your body flexible.

Shark: You’re especially sensitive right now allow yourself to swim through your emotions. Notice how your moods shift depending on what you eat consider changing your diet.

Skunk: Be assertive and stand your ground. Make your self-respect and dignity on top priority. You’re taking yourself too seriously time to relax, play and know that everything is alright.

Sloth: Slow down your pace, you miss so much by running around in all you do. Whatever you are dealing with try viewing it from a different perspective.

Snail: Slow down!

Snake: You’re about to go through some personal changes. You’re about to resolve a long-standing issue, one that has taken a great deal of your energy. You’ll experience dramatic emotional or physical healing.

Snow Goose: You’re about to travel to a familiar place. Let go of whatever you kept that is no longer purposeful to you.

Snow Leopard: Your path toward the completion of your goals will be one of the greatest leaps over any obstacles you encounter.

Sparrow: This is a very productive time for you. Your heart is opening more and more. Your energy is awakening and you will start to whistle without even noticing it.

Spider: Beware of any potential traps or ruses that you are tempted to get involved in. It is time to write creatively without limits allowing yourself to be inspired by spirit.

Squirrel: Get ready for upcoming changes and the best way to deal with challenges is head-on. Start to prepare for the future and as you head towards your goal do not forget to relax and play.

Stag: It is time to release something that no longer fits you. This is a particularly intuitive time so pay close attention.

Starfish: Keep your sense open and no matter what others say do things you want even when they are unusual. Someone in your circle is going to need compassion.

Stork: Get ready for new birth into a different expression of yourself. This is a good time to go to your original home. Dedicate some time to your home and family.

Swallow: You’re very caught up in the mundane aspects of life. Your home is well protected, it is time to let go and move on.

Swan: No matter what is happening in your life keep your faith strong. You will soon find clarity and purpose. Focus on the fact that life is precious. (also see mute swan, trumpeter swan, whistling swan)

Tiger: Remain focused and be patient. You will soon find healing, create a sacred space in your home that is completely yours, one where others may enter. (see Siberian tiger)

Toad: It is a good time to withdraw into solitude. This is a volatile period for personal change. You have much more available to you in terms of skills, experience, and inner strength than you’re aware of.

Toucan: Consider stretching yourself by taking a workshop in acting, speech, or theater. Be willing to speak up and aware of your words. You could benefit from chanting.

Turkey: It is important to focus on your needs, you are about to receive a gift of some sort. Perform some act that honors the earth either some type of ceremony or picking up local trash.

Turkey Vulture: You are going to find yourself being able to see auras around you more.

Turtle (ocean): You’ve been going way too fast it is time to slow down. This is a period of increased sensitivity to the vibration of the earth and those of collective human consciousness. Spend hours or longer in solitude away from other people. ( also see tortoise land)

Unicorn: It is vital that you pursue any creative or artistic interest you have. You’ll notice more signs and visitations from the Nature spirits and elemental kingdoms, such as fairies and sprites. Let go of your worries and responsibilities for a while, and just play and have fun. You’re going to experience a surge in your personal power, so use it wisely.

Wallaby: Even if you have doubts and feel uncertain take the course you have begun.

Walrus: Be especially watchful for signs and omens from Nature that will give you guidance. This is an important time to heal your relationship with money by understanding that it is simply a physical means of exchanging energy. Join up with a group of like-minded people.

Wasp: Whatever task in front of you jump in and go for it. Break out of your routine and do something unusual. Lead with your heart, not your mind.

Weasel: Be somewhat cautious in business deals. Trust your senses about other people. You’re extremely protective and fearless when it comes to defending your family or home. (also see ferret)

Whale: Express yourself through your voice, be creative. It is time for a great spiritual expansion. Conserve your energy by surrounding yourself with blue or white light. (also see blue whale, humpback whale, orca, or killer whale)

White Buffalo: Expect a miracle and keep the faith. Your spirituality will now increase.

White Cockatoo: You’ve just about to complete these difficult changes. Be as clear as possible in your communication.

White Horse: You are very well protected from any negative or harsh psychic attacks. Let go of any shame or guilt that is a result of childhood conditioning.

White-tailed Deer: You’re entering a time of plenty this is a great time to take some time off and relax.

Wildebeest: Start making those changes you have been wanting to do, you are on a spiritual pilgrimage that will feed your soul. Use your senses when to move or retreat, shape-shift by using your body language, gestures, posture, and voice. Dramatic and unexpected change is about to give you greater abundance and clarity on your life’s purpose.

Wolf: Valuable insights, new ideas, and teachings are coming so pay attention. You’re being physically and spiritually protected so no need to fear.

Wolverine: Be assertive and it is a time to be cautious. It is important to plan ahead. Satisfy your thirst for education, get yourself out into nature spend some time walking and meditate.

Wombat: You have all the resources you need, speak up for yourself. Strive for you what you want but be detached from the outcome.

Wood Duck: The more you accept yourself just as you are the more you open up to your true spiritual path.

Woodpecker: A storm is brewing either physically or metaphorically but have faith that you are well protected. It is a good time to do some drumming or rattling.

Zebra: You are looking at things black or white and or all-in or nothing thinking which limits your choices. You’re about to discover some useful knowledge that has been hidden. This will come to you without seeking so simply be open to receiving it.