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Cat not recognized - dream analysis

Sometimes the metaphors that a dream uses may not be so obvious. In this dream a cat is not the same - that could have been a symbol for the day before when her friend was not quite his usual self.

THE DREAM I get up to let my cat in from the backyard, but after I close the door she wants out again.When I look outside, I'm completely bewildered to see another cat, identical to mine, scratching at the door from the outside. Someone I can't remember comes along and brings the cat in. He or she asks me if it's my cat. I say no, because when I look at it closely I notice that this cat is not the same as mine-the black markings on its back are darker.

GUESSWORK The night before the dreamer went to sleep thinking about her relationship with a certain guy in her school, because he did something strange that day.

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1. The dream involves a situation where a cat is not recognized as the owners. That could be symbolic of any situation where the dreamer does not recognize someone's behavior.

DREAM ANALYSIS In guesswork the dream was linked to the dreamers thoughts about her friends unusual behavior. Its easy to see how this dream links to that situation. It deals with the following themes.
- Something not being quite the same

If you weave together the different themes you find that they could capture these thoughts -"My friend's behavior was very odd yesterday."

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