Familiars are a witches companion that gives them insight to the nature of magick. Familiars especially birds carry messages from this world to the spiritual realm. Familiars can be any animal that the witch feels comfortable with. An animal will come to you in a dream or while you meditate.
Alot of times the familiar will just show up at the door. You will know your familiar when you encounter him or her. Familiars can help you in many ways. Some examples are guidance, provide signals, they are good at predicting the weather and earth changes too. Your familiars can warn you of danger also. All you have to do is look for the signals. Whenyou are sick Familiars know and the best part of that is they like to cuddle upto you to try and make you feel better.
Animals can enrich a witch’s life and work in numerous ways. Animals can also serve as guides. Spirit animals are very similiar to angelic guardians. Life long familiars are called totem animals. There will be times when additional animals will show up to help in some circumstances. These additonal animals are referred to as power animals. They will lend you their special energies to you temporarily only when needed.