Rabbit is a symbol for fertility, desire, and procreation. It is agile and fast. It is sentimental and observant. It may bring luck and magical power.
Rabbit is a mammal that exists in many parts of the world. It lives in all types of habitats; meadows, grasslands, mountains, wetlands, and forests are home to bunnies. It lives in groups in underground burrows. The burrows are often bunched together into a sort of Rabbit town known as a warren. Rabbits are herbivore prey animals. Their defense from predators is their speed, agility, endurance, and powers of observation. They will often thump the ground to warn other bunnies of the presence of a predator. In folklore from around the world they are often depicted as a trickster. They have served as a food source for humans since prehistoric times. They were first domesticated in the Middle Ages. They were used for their meat, fur, and as pets. The Aztecs worshipped Rabbit gods of fertility, drinking, and celebration. The Rabbit is one of the celestial animals included in the Chinese zodiac. In Japan and Korea, there is a tradition that Rabbit lives on the moon. Rabbit is mentioned in Christian, Buddhist, and Judaic custom as a part of a holy trilogy. In Judaic tradition, Rabbit is also a symbol for cowardice. The trickster aspect of Rabbit is seen frequently in modern popular culture. Brer Rabbit, a character based on African folklore, and Bugs Bunny are two examples. The juxtaposition of Rabbit’s innocence and sexuality is seen in the modern Playboy bunny. The Rabbit foot has been considered a symbol of luck since 600 B.C.
The Rabbit totem is spontaneous and sometimes unpredictable. It brings fast reflexes and good coordination. It is observational, alert, gentle, and nurturing. It is intelligent and quick-witted. It knows how to succeed quickly and is highly skilled at being successful. It has the ability to sense danger and avoid it. It can see the things that will bring success. It evokes action and great artistry. It is sometimes a contradictory figure caught between fear and success.
A Rabbit dream or vision can mean luck is coming your way. It can be a symbol of magical power, success, or a positive outlook on life. It can also be a harbinger of abundance. It can denote warmth, fertility, or sexual activity. A dream of a white Rabbit signifies a faithful lover. A black Rabbit may be a warning of fear of intimacy. A hopping Rabbit is often a symbol of fertility.