See Murder, re persons. To kill an animal is usually symbolic. The dreamer wishes to be nil of a difficult situation that appears to be like an animal. See Animals.
A hard to kill problem
Symbolic of a trap that can kill you, Ps. 69:2
For a young woman to dream that she is walking across muddy water on a rotten plank, denotes that she will feel keenly the indifference shown her by one she loves, or other troubles may arise; or her defence of honor may be in danger of collapse. Walking a good, sound plank, is a good […]
Receiving a threat in a dream means victory over one’s assailant, opponent, or adversary, or it could mean developing a defence mechanism against any danger from that side. If the threat comes from an unknown person, such a person is a Satan, particularly if the threat is directed against one’s prayers, charitable actions, or devotion. […]
Something good and precious (from to kill a mockingbird).
Symbolic of a deadly, hard to kill, or persistent enemy, Isa. 14:29
Desire to kill the child inside one who is interfering with emotional progress.