The owl is a well-known figure that symbolizes intuition, change and wisdom. As such, its presence can signify a personal increase in any of these aspects of one's life.
The owl, as a spirit animal, is known to help people make difficult or important decisions. The owl can help people see through any deceit or illusion another person or situation may bring about. The owl can encourage a person to look for the subtle signs that may be popping up in her life. Some people believe that owls symbolize death, but not in the literal sense. Oftentimes the owl symbolizes a big transition that is about to take place.