I think you remembered that the king dreamed about the statue first and then about the tree.  God warned him that he would be cut down in pride, and this happened when Chad became like an animal for seven years.  This leads us to a fascinating passage concerning other “royal animals”.  What were the four beasts Daniel saw in one of his visions from God?

-A lion, an ox, a man and an eagle-

-Four horses-

-A ram, a bear, a lion and a goat-

-A lion with wings, a bear eating ribs, a four-headed leopard with wings and a monster with iron teeth-