Do Pets Have Souls?
Sometimes when my cats look at me, I’m certain they can read my thoughts. When I’m feeling stressed or worried, I can count on one or both of them to show up almost immediately and jump in my lap or rub up against me. Their comforting presence puts everything into perspective and after a few minutes I feel calmer and better equipped to find the answer to whatever I’m struggling with.
Research shows that owning a pet decreases levels of cortisol (a stress-related hormone) and lowers blood pressure. In general, pet owners have fewer health issues and actually live longer. That’s one reason so many people will tell you that their rescue dog or cat actually rescued them! And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. As a medium, I’m convinced that animals serve a profound, spiritual purpose in our lives.
There’s no doubt in my mind that animals have souls. I’ve communicated with many pets and people who have been joyfully reunited in Heaven. But even before they pass over, animals have a strong connection to Spirit, and like furry or feathery earth angels, they guide, protect, and influence the humans they care about.
Symbols and Signs From Heaven
It’s not only pets who are there for you spiritually. Animals in the wild can also provide guidance in the form of symbolic messages and signs that help you navigate through the events in your life. For instance, the dove is a universal symbol of peace. When you see an actual dove, an image of a dove, or even the word dove, it is a reminder to slow down, breathe, and be at peace with whatever is causing you concern or worry.
Often, your loved ones in spirit cause birds, animals, and insects to seek you out in order to send you a message. Some of the more common messengers are cardinals or blue jays, deer, racoons, doves, hawks, dragonflies and butterflies. You can look up what it means when you see a particular animal – or you can use your intuition to determine if a creature is trying to tell you something, who sent them to you, and what they’re trying to tell you.
I remember my friend Jacquie telling me about a cardinal who started appearing and tapping at her window shortly after her mother passed away. She realized that the bird was showing up at nine o’clock every morning, which was exactly the time she had been in the habit of calling her mom and checking in. Jacquie was absolutely convinced that the bird was her beloved mother, reincarnated. Based on my conversations with souls in Heaven, I believe that birds, animals, and even insects are one of the ways departed loved ones check in on the people they left behind. While I don’t believe the soul actually comes back in a new form, I am convinced that they are responsible for the visit. It’s the soul’s way of saying, “Hi, I’m still here, looking out for you and sending you love!”
Talking to the Animals
Do you ever wish that you could communicate with your pet? You can, if you use your intuition. Your pet can’t talk to you, but they can clearly express their thoughts, emotions, likes, and dislikes through body language and vocalizations, as well as intuitively. You don’t have to be a psychic or even an animal communicator to connect with your pet at a soul level by sharing thoughts and visions telepathically.
Try this experiment on your own pet. When they’re sitting quietly, paint a picture in your mind of the two of you spending time together, and imagine yourself transmitting the image to them, as if you’re sending them a psychic text message or fax. They will get your message, feel the love you have for them, and send it right back to you. The more you practice this, the more connected you will become to your pet. By regularly tuning into them, you’ll be able to sense their energy and tell when they are happy, frightened, or sick.
Animals live their lives connected to Spirit
Like very young children, animals are pure souls and are deeply connected to Spirit. But unlike most humans, they never lose that connection. While babies grow up to be adults and become preoccupied with earthly concerns, animals never change. They don’t care about status, or money, or appearances, and exist in a natural state of love.
Alexa and I have mourned the loss of several pets who passed over far too soon, but I can still feel their presence in our home, and I know that our other cats can feel them too. Even though we miss their physical presence, it comforts us both to know that our pets, and all animals are connected to each other and their human families by a powerful bond of love and loyalty which endures long after they leave this earth.
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I have lost the only 3 men I ever loved I was prepared for it after experiencing the worst of all in valentines day 2006 my fiance… Jeremiah Daniel who was my twin flame we immediately became in love in sync and connected like nothing I would ever know true honest love. He was murdered earlier that day something told me “this is the last time you will ever see this man” I must have made a face he said what’s wrong baby. I can’t say that he’ll think I’m crazy. He was pronounced at 12:00 not 12:00 the next day 11:59 the day earlier. I couldn’t go to funeral. For 10; years I struggled leaving the house lived behind blaze out curtains to conceial my presence inside. PTSD, ANXIETY DEPRESSION, NIGHT TERRORS, RELIVING MURDER, PANIC ATTACKS. Then December 2020 my 11 yr olds Daddy fell 18 ft head 1st died upun impact. Then inarxh 8 2022 my ex of 25 years on and off came ito me i.n 3 separate dreams the 1st was us going through a glass maze excelling to next door we should be seeing better things once we almost got to the end im smelling horid smells unexplainable creatures, fire , evil spirit, it was scary he said directly…”you don’t want to end up here then he pointed I sent a brighter light than ever seen.. beaming through beautiful cloudy sky, the heavens opened up and an angelic spirit looked down upon me said we are waiting for you here God seen yoyr strength and successful transformation throughout each struggle you passed all tears to prove your worthiess you are strong and we need you to share your life stories until we need you up here. Don’t worry everyone is here waiting for your arrival. Upin waking up I hadn’t talked to my ex in a couple years but a week prior to my dean I immediately googled his name trying to find his phone number to only to see his death notice at local jail. I was stunned. In disbelief not believing what I was seeing. But he came to me in 2 more dreams but he obviously wanted me to know he was gone. I would always find him. If we had a lapse in our contact. They all were amazing meb I learned so much from each relationship but I’m stronger because of their presence I’m my life. I have 2 daughters 14 years apart they both saved my life I was using to deal I got pregnant with them all evact time I needed a lifesaver. I’m clean since halloween 2006 I have so much knowledge but they keep popping up on me I just want to know if what messages they may have to get through the time til I’m sent ip to The heavens.avd what I mailed still need to know.
Thank you for this information ❣️ Not only do I learn from it, it also confirms how I feel on matters❣️
I lost my fur baby soul mate Mar31
It was the worst day of my life
After 13 and half years I found myself alone and wondering did I fight hard enough to save you
I am only left with the guilt if not know what you were really sick with
2 days after she passed I was sitting in my bedroom and my whole room filled with her sent
It only lasted about 10 sec but I knew it was her and the same thing happens again the following night
She will always be with me
I have inherited my dads car because my stepmom couldn’t take care of him anymore. My dads cat has bonded to my son. When I see them two together it reminds me of my dad. Does that mean my dad is around? I try to look for the signs but not seeing them. I miss my dad so much as I’m a daddy girl.
So true Matt, there very intuitive my 3 will always woof in the evening, at the kitchen and there dining room and front living room
all so true….have always, since a child have connected without words to all animals ……I miss my lost pets terribly….I pray they are in the ultimate peace and happi…..They came into my life when needed and left when times changed….I see it now so clearly….All Gifts from heaven…..
I am so thankful I just recently found you Matt
I agree with most of this article . However; I am concerned about the animals, children who have had a horrific life /death are they still In That perfect love made when being abused or being sent to those horrific slaughter plants. The fear ( energy ) is overwhelming .
My daughter just lost 7 dogs in a house fire last Monday we buried them in my back yard my daughter myself and her husband had visions of them 5 days later all different visions but their presence we believe was here it was so real.
This will be my 5th time with an online reading with you and I can not get signed on. My husband of 46 years left me Dec 22, 2019. and I just wanted to hear from him and something happens each time,
I guess he does not want to talk to me yet, which is why I cry all the time. I miss him so much.