Fox Symbolism

The Fox Spirit Animal 

How can you not find them cute! I have always loved foxes since I was child because I found them irresistibly cute, however the fox is also a complex animal with many layers to its character and depth of meanings.
In cartoon popular culture it is often associated with the figure of the trickster but as a spirit animal it turns into a teacher, providing guidance on swiftly finding your way around obstacles and adapting cleverly to your environment and situation. 
If you follow the fox totem wisdom, you may be called to use or develop quick thinking and adaptability. Responsive, sometimes cunning, this power animal is a great guide when you are facing tricky situations.
Fox Spirit Animal

Fox Symbolism

The fox symbolises agility, adaptiveness and responsiveness.

  • Physical or mental alertness and responsiveness, increased awareness
  • Cunning; seeing through deception; call to be discerning
  • Mental and physical agility. The ability to find your way around, to be swift in tricky situations
  • Affinity with nocturnal activities and dream work


Fox spirit animals and responsiveness

When the fox appears in you life as spirit animal, it encourages action and quick, swift moves. You may be called to take action in a way that shows your adaptability and ability to move quickly through obstacles and resistance.

Being inspired by a fox totem, you can work at developing the sharpness of your mental skills: Analytical intelligence, power of deduction, observation can come into play more powerfully in how you deal with daily matters or bigger projects.

The spirit of the fox may also imply that you are sharpening your physical alertness and responsiveness.


Fox spirit guides and deception

The fox is known for sneaking into homes and farms to steal food to survive and getting away without being caught. Because it has been characterised by its cunning abilities, this animal has acquired the image of trickster in a number of cultures.

When the fox appears in your life, it may indicate that you need to pay attention to people or circumstances that may be deceiving or tricking you into going down a path that does not necessarily serve you well. This spirit animal may call you to be more discerning in relationships, whether it’s in business, friendships, or in choices you make for yourself.

Following the fox totem wisdom, look for any area of your life where you may be cunningly led to do something else than you would in all reason do. Use discernment in your choices and actions.

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