What is a Rat Like in the Chinese Horoscope?

What is a Rat Like in the Chinese Horoscope?

To some people being a rat sound like a awful thing. In the U.S.A. we associate it with someone who is sneaky or who tells another person’s secret. This is where we get the phrase “rat someone out,” it means to tell on someone for doing something that they shouldn’t; however in Chinese horoscope the rat is a person who is smart, quick witted and well liked.

In China it is considered an honor to be born in the year of the rat. The year of the rat falls on every 12th year. Since the day of the Chinese New Year is different every year, it would be beneficial to those who believe that they were born in the year of the rat to look up the exact date to be sure.

People born in the year of the rat as said to have many different talents. They are also thought to be very imaginative, intelligent and curious. While those born in the year of the rat have many positive traits in Chinese horoscopes, there are negatives to being a rat as well. Rats need a lot of stimulation, both mental and physical. This can become a problem, because when they don’t feel that they have enough stimulation they tend to take on too much. The end result is not being able to meet all of their responsibilities.

Those who are born in the year of the rat share some similar characteristics. They tend to be drawn to the color light blue. Many rats like the stones diamond, garnet, and amethyst. Many rats enjoy the sport of basketball. People that were born in the year of the rat tend to like to paint as well.

Because rats are so witty, they tend to be great conversationalists. They tend to have lots of friends, because they possess the ability to put the minds of others at ease. They are also easy to talk to and can find something to say about almost anything.

There are many careers that people with the Chinese horoscope rat will find fulfilling. They tend to make great homemakers. Their thirst for knowledge allows them to be excellent Researchers and Historians. Their keen ability to express themselves makes them great writers and comedians. Rats also tend to possess great leadership abilities. This makes the do well as managers, Directors, Administrators, and Entrepreneurs.

Rat’s never have a problem taking care of themselves. They love children and love to watch their own children grow and thrive. They also make great romance partners and lovers, because of the passion that they have for life.

Henry Fong
Feng Shui Consultant.
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