A dream about a lion cub symbolizes the need for courage, strength, and other lion traits as you go along the journey to your destiny. However, the dream might be a sign that in you, these lionesque qualities are in their infancy and need to be developed.
The good news is that you do have them. You just need to work on them in preparation for certain opportunities. Here are some more meanings of a dream about a lion cub.
You do not understand how strong you can be
Seeing a baby lion or lion cub in the dream is indicative of your own lack of awareness about the strength in you. The dream means you have unknown, latent abilities necessary for a particular endeavor.
It could be that you are a good public speaker, have a knack for business management, are a great writer, etc., but you shrink yourself thinking you cannot do these things.
The symbolism is that a lion cub has latent strength and courage and in due time, these get revealed.
You feel undermined
Sometimes, a dream about a baby lion or lion cub means you are feeling undermined. Your life is characterized by the feeling of being trapped in a box and you cannot see yourself flourishing. This often has to do with productivity.
Your current environment hinders your abilities, strength, skills, knowledge, experience, or intelligence. The symbolism is that you have lion traits but they are boxed in, just like a young lion has strength and courage but they are boxed in a cub body.
Need to control your emotions
A lion cub comes with diminished versions of everything an adult lion has. It has teeth, claws, inner courage, and strength. But one other thing missing in a baby lion is inner control.
One time, it will be excited and playful, the next, it takes a swipe at another for a silly reason. A dream about a baby lion could, therefore, mean you need to control your emotions in order to best utilize the traits that the universe so graciously bestowed upon you.
Here are some lion cub dream examples and what they mean.
Playing with a lion cub dream meaning
A dream in which you see yourself play with a lion cub means you are considering embarking on an endeavor that will require you to be strong.
This is a serious challenge that has the potential to change your life. The act of playing with the cub symbolizes your contemplation, wondering whether you have what it takes to take on the challenge.
Rescuing a lion cub dream meaning
A dream in which you rescue a lion cub means you could make a comeback to something you gave up on. This is something you abandoned because you realized you did not have what it takes. But, for one reason or another, you feel prepared.
You are willing to learn everything necessary and develop all habits and behaviors required for you to win this time.
Angry lion cub dream meaning
A dream about an angry lion cub means you are flirting with a problem that will eventually grow to haunt you. This is something you think you can handle just because it’s in its early stages. But, in time, you will be overpowered by it.
The angry baby lion in this dream stands for such things as destructive habits that you are just starting on, or a relationship with an obviously bad person, etc.
Being chased by a baby lion dream meaning
A dream in which you see yourself get chased by a baby lion means someone in your life wants to launch an attack but they are merely bluffing. They can do very little harm even though they are confident they can inflict serious damage.
A dream about being chased by a lion cub could also stand for a problem that you imagine to be far worse than it actually is.
You are worried about things that cannot happen and by the time the problem hits, you will have realized that you wasted your time and emotional energy on something that was all in your mind.
Killing a lion cub dream meaning
A dream in which you kill a lion cub means you will be tempted to take the easy – and far less beneficial – way out. It means you will be tempted to end something great in your life instead of learning to control it and rein it in.
This could be something to do with your relationship, a job, or a business.
Injured lion cub dream meaning
A dream in which you see an injured baby lion symbolizes your courage and perseverance. It is the equivalent of being outgunned and outnumbered but because you know what you are capable of, you still go on. You might get a few hits but ultimately, the win will be yours.
Dead lion cub dream meaning
A dead lion cub symbolizes all the dreams and ambitions you may have given up on. These were things that needed patience, courage, and strength but you bailed before these traits could mature enough to make you succeed.
The dream means there are still remnants of said traits within you and you can resurrect these dreams and ambitions.
Lion cub in the house dream meaning
A dream about a lion cub in the house symbolizes a seed of unity and loyalty in your family and among your friends.
This is just a seed that needs to be nurtured and watered, or else it will be overgrown by weeds of conflict. The symbolism lies in the fact that the lion is a social animal that maintains long-term ties with its pride.
Lion cub chasing you dream meaning
A dream in which you see a baby lion chase you symbolizes an enemy or problem you underestimated. This is something you know could be hard to deal with but you overconfidently thought you could still manage the situation. Once the bell rings, you will realize you do not have the requisite punches for you to win.
Lion cub fighting with a dog dream meaning
Seeing a baby lion fighting with a dog means your strength and courage are limited by the nature of the company you keep.
There are some friends around you that are not compatible with all the potential great things you could do.
Dogs in dreams could stand for friendship and since there was a conflict between a dog and a baby lion in your dream, there could be a conflict between your destiny and some of the friends you keep.
Lion cub fighting with a cat dream meaning
A dream in which you see a baby lion fighting with a cat means your pride is keeping you from awakening all you have within you.
The dream stands for a great opportunity that calls for courage and strength but because of your pride, you opt to let it die.