You may not want to read this if you fear rodents or gophers in particular.
A rodent’s life is usually full of hiding and avoiding predators, which makes them the perfect model for human behavior when we are feeling threatened by someone who frightens us. For many people, these fears can be triggered by even just seeing something that resembles an animal they dislike, like rats or snakes (or maybe those big-eyed fuzzy things). These feelings might also arise because some people feel their survival depends on what another person does. Hence, it feels like they’re being undermined and manipulated out from under themselves—sort of how animals with lower status rank seem to take advantage of higher-ranking individuals during times where limited resources exist, such as food sources.
A dream about gophers suggests that you should make a move. You’re desperate to take the initiative and act on your fleeting chance before it’s too late, so don’t be afraid to get dirty!
Dreaming about setting up traps to try and bait catch gopher refers to your skill at uncovering hidden truths. You will only be able to solve your problems by being patient, looking beneath the surface of a situation, and trying not to jump to conclusions too quickly.
Dreaming about gophers digging tunnels in and out of places often reflects the various paths you could take. Sometimes, these choices are all interconnected and inseparable from one another - which path should be taken? Other times, it can help to judge each individual’s best choice so that they don’t miss opportunities because their head was buried in a hole.
Gophers have a keen sense of balance that helps them navigate the tunnels they create. You see gopher holes in your yard to remind you not only how important it is to keep options open but also how vital it can be for survival and success.
To see gopher mounds in the dream represents that you should better utilize any resources before they are gone. It is possible, or even likely, that others have caught on to your schemes and turned against you; be careful about what evidence might lead them back to catching up with you.