If a hedgehog or porcupine appears in a dream, it might indicate that the dreamer, or someone they know, is very prickly, easily offended or irritated by the remarks or actions of other people. It might also represent a vulnerable part of oneself that is quick to withdraw, but can react by lashing out and hurting others.... The Element Encyclopedia
To dream that you are in the patio suggests your openness toward a particular situation. To dream that the doors to the patio are opened represents your receptive state of mind.
If the doors are closed, then it indicates that you are not being openminded enough in waking life. Because the front of your home is symbolically much like your face, to dream of a porch represents your personality, your social self, your façcade and how you portray yourself to others. It is the portion of your life on display to others. Whatever happens on your porch in your dream is something that has become quite public, suggesting that you feel exposed in some way. Consider the condition and size of the porch. To dream of an enclosed porch suggests your tendency to distance yourself from others and your desire for privacy. To dream of an open porch signifies your outgoing nature and welcoming attitude.... The Element Encyclopedia
Vision: Seeing porcelain: an exaggerated wish for wealth and luxury! Porcelain shards: it is not only in folklore that broken crockery brings good luck; it does it in dreams, too. Breaking china or porcelain: you have made a mistake that you can’t undo.
It is time to learn from your mistakes. See China, Fragments.... Dreamers Dictionary
Dreams of a porch represent the need for a breather form the intensity of your life. Your subconscious mind may be giving you the message to step outside your circumstances to glimpse a broader, more objective perspective.... Strangest Dream Explanations
The house as a symbol is reflecting your sense of self at the time of a dream.
The porch is outside of the house, but is still connected to it. In this way, it relates to the part of your consciousness that can maintain a sense of identity but share that identity with others in a social way. This interdependent sensibility is reflected by a dream that involves the porch of a house, so the state and condition of the porch is reflecting how you are maintaining your sense of self, but still interacting with the world.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Old dream interpretation books say the porcupine in your dreams is a omen of good news and bad news. Good things may happen to you, but they will carry difficulties with them. From a more pragmatic point of view, porcupines are cute but untouchable animals. As a dream symbol it may represent a situation or a person in your life that fits that description.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Traditionally, dreaming of a porcupine is a omen of good news and bad news. Good things may happen to you, but they will carry with them difficulties. As a dream symbol, porcupines may represent a situation or a person in your life that is attractive, but unapproachable.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
Withdrawing because you are too sensitive and too easily injured, while at the same time being “prickly” and ready for some cunning attack. According to early Christian understanding (the most widely read book of the Middle Ages, Physiologus), the porcupine is lovable and loves children. It kills Snakes.
Folklore: Your friendship is being taken advantage of.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Symbol: The porcupine is a symbol of miserliness and food cravings; also—because of its quills—it represents wrath.
Vision: The porcupine serves as a warning: don’t be so naive. It could also mean that you either planned to do a good deed for another person and were rebuffed, or you have painted yourself into a corner. Killing a porcupine: you got rid of a “prickly” person. Watching a porcupine catch a mouse: a very materialistic or sting)’ person is taking advantage of you. Getting pricked by a quill: someone is trying to ruin your reputation or harm vou.
Depth Psychology: The porcupine reflects your need for safety and security. It could also indicate actual mistrust on your part, which could influence your relationships. Have you “painted yourself into a corner”? Are you “being prickly”?... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream of a porcupine points to a need to defend and protect yourself from emotional or psychological harm. Alternatively, it indicates possibility of a situation which requires openness on your part. This also suggests the present of someone in your life who shields his/her vulnerability.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Dreams of a porcupine represent your egoic defense mechanisms kicking in to protect the aspects of you that feel the most vulnerable, weak or fragile. Your dream may be giving you the message that just because your relationship feels prickly, it doesn’t mean it is time to walk away. This may be an opportune time for growth, transformation and healing of all your sharp edges.... Strangest Dream Explanations