What Is Your Kindred Spirit Animal, By Zodiac Sign

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What Is Your Kindred Spirit Animal, By Zodiac Sign

What is your spirit animal? For all zodiac signs have a spirit animal who is more than a best friend or family pet. A spirit animal is a kindred because they are a part of you.

How do you know when you've found your kindred spirit animal?

When you find your kindred spirit, you feel like you have already known each other.

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The concept of a spirit animal isn't new. Native Americans used to name people after animals who appeared at the time of birth to show a spiritual connection.

Spirit animals were honored by a totem. When you have an animal that appears during times of need, you may feel a connection.

You know you have found your kindred spirit animal because you feel a sense of comfort and safety when you are with them.

And there is no awkwardness between you. You most likely have the same hobbies, favorite books, movies, TV shows, etc.

You may even dress like one another or as a child in your innocence, choose that animal to portray in costume or pick books that brought those animals to life.

You feel like you have known each other forever and if you confide in your pet, you feel like you can talk about anything and everything — without being judged.

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When you have met your kindred spirit, you relate to them. You feel at peace in nature with your kindred, that you have the urge to spend time alone together, even if it's just going for a walk or observing their behavior in nature.

You are drawn to empathize and you never will judge them for what they believe in, have done, or are trying to make a decision to do. You are there as support and as a sounding board so that they can talk freely and think things through.

Kindred spirits trust on a deep, instinctive level and you can sometimes feel in tune with their emotions.

Know that when you find your kindred spirit animal because there is a theme. You will feel less alone and that you have someone that is in your corner without a doubt.

Once you meet, you will be inseparable. You are your most authentic self when you are with each other, and your kindred spirit animal will make appearances, again and again, when you need to return to your path or you feel lost.

You are there to encourage one another to move out of your safe zones. Your kindred spirit animal will push your zodiac sign to be the best you can be.

So, find out who your kindred spirit is according to your zodiac sign, per astrology.

Kindred spirit animal for Aries: Gazelle

Aries, your kindred spirit is the Gazelle. Aries is represented by the ram, which fits well with a gazelle because you both are assertive, confident, courageous, pioneering, self-preserving and will go into anything head-first.

It takes confidence to face your fears and your faults, which both you and the gazelle have.

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Kindred spirit animal for Taurus: Elephant

Taurus, your kindred spirit is the elephant. As a bull, you are strong, tenacious, virile, powerful, resilient and stubborn, while the elephant is majestic, magnificent, group-oriented, and they have a long memory.

You both are territorial and protective. You will lash out when you are in situations where you are uncomfortable, also once someone gains your trust, then they will be a part of your circle.

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Kindred spirit animal for Gemini: Fox

Gemini, your kindred spirit is a fox. You are represented by twins, which is representative of duality. This is your form of interaction, transaction, exchange, and communication.

You are also known for being witty and adaptable. The sly fox is your kindred spirit because they are clever, full of energy, and curious.

You are perfect for each other because it takes a minute for you to fully trust someone but once you do, then you are friends for life.

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Kindred spirit animal for Cancer: Rabbit

Cancer, your kindred spirit is the rabbit while you are represented by the crab. You really don't like conflicts, you are very sensitive and peace-loving, while also being nurturing, protective, and can sense danger.

This makes the rabbit your perfect kindred spirit because they are non-hostile and super cuddly. At the first sight of danger, you both flea, whether by hopping away or by digging a hole to hide in.

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Kindred spirit animal for Leo: Peacock

Leo, your kindred spirit is the peacock. You are represented by the lion which is why you are so loved and adored. You also like to be the center of attention, like the peacock.

The colorful tail expresses creativity, watchfulness, protection, and awakening. The peacock helps amplify the expressiveness, need for love, protection, and creativity of your lion.

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Kindred spirit animal for Virgo: Squirrel

Virgo, your kindred spirit is the squirrel that relates to your representative woman of love. You are shy, resourceful and quiet which relates to a squirrel because they are resourceful for survival.

Squirrels are also a good example of your meticulousness, attention to detail, and your ability to look at the bright side.

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Kindred spirit animal for Libra: Leopard

Libra, your kindred spirit is a leopard. Your representative sign is the scales, which makes you known for your back and forth decision making from one extreme to another, while no one can tell you what to do.

Therefore, you are similar to the leopard because no one tells a leopard to do anything. You both think before you act and you both represent the ability to see the black, white, and all the gray.

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Kindred spirit animal for Scorpio: Snake

Scorpio, your kindred spirit is the snake while you are represented by the scorpion.

You are all about learning as much information as possible and then keeping it for yourself so that you can use it to persuade others to do something.

Associating with the snake, they are the symbol of knowledge and telling stories.

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Kindred spirit animal for Sagittarius: Monkey

Sagittarius, your kindred spirit is the monkey while you are represented by the centaur, a half man, half, horse creature. You love to travel the world.

The monkey works well with you because of their human type brain, they are curious about the world, cultures, and peoples that are different throughout the world.

You both don't like to sweat the little things or let obstacles overcome you, while you are also curious, friendly, smart, fun-loving, and adaptable.

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Kindred spirit animal for Capricorn: Owl

Capricorn, your kindred spirit is the owl while you are represented by a goat. You are a great match because you both have ways to get through adversity.

Even if you have to take any longer roads to get where you want to go, don't worry, you will still reach your goals.

Your high intelligence is connected to the owl because you are both wise and can navigate through the darkness.

You both do not let anything go to waste and you can use whatever is at your disposal and make something out of it.

You are strong and can get anything done, no matter the circumstances or difficulty.

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Kindred spirit animal for Aquarius: Electric Eel

Aquarius, your kindred spirit is the electric eel, which makes sense because Aquarius is so closely tied water.

You like to collect knowledge and live in the future, while you wash away the negatives of your past.

The electric eel is representative of your Aquarian ability to deliver messages unconventionally.

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Kindred spirit animal for Pisces: Dolphin

Pisces, your kindred spirit is the dolphin. You are represented by two fish swimming in different directions, which represents mysticism.

You have the goals to achieve your dreams while you are also a dreamer and will sometimes prefer your dreams over reality.

As a dolphin, a mammal of the ocean, you still have to be able to breathe on the surface, thus you are living in two worlds.

Dolphins are smart, intuitive, playful, and communicative and dolphins represent Pisces' need to have balance and flow in their lives.

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Emily Francos is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture and relationship topics.