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Question of the Week: 106 - 4/13/2003

What Is Your Inner Animal?

Do you tend to ‘bark’ at people? Howl at the Moon perhaps? Do you have catlike reflexes or can your psychic ‘whiskers’ pick up nearby energy vibrations? Do you have a ‘nest’ or like to ‘burrow’ under the covers? Do you actually even growl sometimes?

What animal traits do you think that you sometimes exhibit? Has anyone ever told you that you remind him/her of some animal?

How much of an animal nature do you think that we humans might retain? Should we attempt to completely conquer or tame the ‘animal’ within? Or do you consider your inner animal to be an ally or alter-ego?

What is the name of your inner animal? If you share space with an actual animal, does the animal (or animals) consider you ‘one of them’? Can you and your animal friends communicate in mysterious ways?

 Reponses:   There are 127 responses posted to this question. Reverse Sort 


Inner Animal..... Apr 20th. at 2:42:03 am UTC

Lady Snow Fox (Columbus, Ohio) Age: 32 - Email


I lean toward the marking I have had on me all my life....that of a white fox head. Since I am that of a rather solitary wanderer in this world, the snow fox has a great meaning to me. I have had a time when I was sleeping where ever I was roaming at the time, and dreams of a mother wolf and two cubs baying at the moon appeared...I found it rather insightful since I am the mother of two.

So I have found that the world of the wild dog-like creatures has fit me best...


I Am The Moose. Apr 20th. at 11:07:03 am UTC

Art M (Willow, AK) Age: 62 - Email


I do think of my self in that way. Like the moose, I want only to be left alone to live my life the way I want. When threatened I will do what it takes to dispense the threat, and get back to my way. I feel no responsibility for others or there world. I do what is best for me. I am my world, there is no room in my world for others, There was once room for my mate, She died. The room is gone for any other.


Well, I'm Not Sure If This Counts... Apr 20th. at 11:51:26 am UTC

vig (liverpool, england) Age: 17 - Email


.. but i've always been fascinated with dragons, ever since a very early ago. people i know say that they don't and have never existed, but they immediately relate me to dragons. why? i'm not too sure, maybe because i love them so much. but they're free, graceful, rare and like to hoard things. i'm not too graceful, and i can't fly either @_@ but they are very protective of the ones they love and yet are a danger to those who threaten them. i believe that dragons are placid creatures who are caring and harmless to those who do not pose a threat. i can relate to that, because i see myself as being friendly to all, except those who threaten me. then i can get pretty... um, violent? it's not the right word, but something like that. though i don't quite breathe fire...


I Am The Crow Apr 20th. at 12:07:41 pm UTC

Kalicrowbay (Malvern, OH) Age: 26 - Email


My inner animal is the Crow. I love crows, they are so awesome. Like the crow I am resourceful, keen, and like shiny things, lol. But I am also wise, and quite compassionate. Crows have always been with me my entire magickal life, but of course they could've been watching me from birth. Since I've chosen my path, crows have been visiting me more often than before when I started my magickal life. Well, that's all I have to say about that! May the Gods watch over all of you and grant unto u the blessings of wisdom, love and reverence of our Mother Earth!
Blessed be!


... Apr 20th. at 1:42:41 pm UTC

Nikos Wolf (Maine, USA) Age: 22 - Email


I suppose I could give a long-winded reply as to what my inner animal is and why. NO offense to anyone, but I've read a lot of sef-serving, egotistical nonsense (not here) about people who pick thier animals, or who think they are letting thier animal pick them when really, thier ego is doing the picking.

But, I digress.


I'm Alittle Bit Of A Few Animals Apr 20th. at 2:39:51 pm UTC

tiffany c (chatsworth, georgia) Age: 17 - Email


i think i am a little bit of a few animals. first the wolf, because i'm quick and cunning, second the dragon, because i'm strong and powerful, third the tiger, because i'm slient and sneaky, forth and finally the spider, {which is an insect}, because i'm vicious and i pounce on my prey.


I'm An Otter Apr 20th. at 3:52:57 pm UTC

Nathalie (Paris) Age: 37 - Email


really, i think i'm an otter (that's my magical name) , although i'm not quite in step with cold water…i sometimes think i'm a marmot (do you say like that in english ?) or a mongoose. I would like to squeak like these animals and i often do...


Hmm.. Apr 20th. at 3:56:38 pm UTC

Lemarr (NY) Age: 16 - Email


well, my totem animals are the lynx, basilisk, wolf and hawk.


Unicorns Apr 20th. at 4:18:05 pm UTC

Honey (Los Angeles) Age: 21 - Email - Web


They have always been fascinating to me and I notice that that point was what some of the responses were based on. I've always been drawn to cats also, but I have not done any pure research to see if I do fall anywhere between those two animals.


I Think My Inner Animal Would Be A Starling. Apr 20th. at 8:35:26 pm UTC

Roxanne (Michigan) Age: 16 - Email


I feel as if my inner animal would be a Bird. Many times when I feel trapped or depressed I imagine myself flying above my troubles. Another factor is that soon after I started practicing wicca, and I was thinking about having a totem animal, I heard a bird that was trapped. after a few seconds it stopped moving. I wanted to make sure it was ok so I started attempting to release it. Then as if it knew it was free it flew away. Ever since then I have felt as if my soul bonded then. And as well I have seen tons of them visit me in my backyard every day.


Help Me Figure Out My Animal! Apr 20th. at 9:23:04 pm UTC

Brittney (Maryland) Age: 13 - Email


I'm fast, smart, strong, and sometimes I can be very emotional. I think one of my animals might be a dog because I love dogs and I'll bark at my dogs and they'll always do something in return. Please help me figure out what my animal is!


Cat Apr 20th. at 9:29:09 pm UTC

L.I. (Florida) Age: 44 - Email


I lean toward Feline, due to the fact that when people annoy me I hiss at them, and I really don't care to go swimming or anything having to do with the water (except my showers) . No boating, swimming, fishing etc.


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