Soapstone is commonly believed to have a soothing, balancing effect while creating a positive, calming energy. Soapstone is valued for it the way it helps one prepare for changes in life. It is also thought to promote truth, logic as well as rational and creative thinking.
The cat carries many meanings revolving around the balance between seemingly opposites, such as inner and outer, action and rest, light and dark. It’s strongly symbolic of the connection with what usually hides in darkness or the unknown. The cat generally represents:
Patience, waiting for the right moment to act
Independence, yet enjoying social connections
Spirit of adventure, courage
Deep, relaxed connection with self
Healing from the inside out
Curiosity, exploration of the unknown or the unconscious