The most common type of nightmare or bad dream is the one in which you are being chased or hunted down by something or someone. According to Jung, being chased or stalked as prey is a primal memory of your human collective unconscious and may refer to early times in the history of humankind when it was common to be chased, often to the death, by an animal.
If you are being chased in your dream it is important to think about who or what was chasing you, and then ask yourself whether there is anyone or anything in your life that reminds you of your pursuer.... The Element Encyclopedia
whoever sees himself eating food alongside a cheetah, then it indicates the acquiring of peace / security, and safety, from the direction of the enemy & a usefulness. Whoever sees a cheetah bite him, or hurt him with it’s claws, then it indicates the acquiring of harm / hurt & hostility, from the enemy to the extent / degree of that wound [in the vision]. Whoever sees that there are many cheetahs at his place or his home, and [someone] screams at that place, then it indicates harm, affliction, great discomfort from the enemy.... Islamic Dream - Cafer-i Sadik
All cats relate to the power of the feminine principle.
The larger the cat, the greater the power of this totem.
The distinction of the cheetah is related to its speed; it is the fastest of all the large felines. When this animal appears in a dream, the medicine you are being acquainted with relates to rapid agility when facing transitions in your life.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
To dream of a warthog is an indication of a trek into the less obvious parts of your life. Although you may be accustomed to defending yourself with physical or emotional aggression, the warthog suggests to lay down your weapons and explore the more vulnerable aspects of yourself. Be safe in the knowledge that you are able to fight if necessary.... Dream Symbols and Analysis