The Rat is the 1st animal of the classic Chinese zodiac. In recent years the years of the rat were 1948, 1960, 197, 1984, 1996, and 2008. In Chinese legends, the Rat amazed the emperor by winning a race against a collection of larger animals. The rat’s lucky numbers are 2 and 3, and their lucky flowers are the Lily and violet.
People who are born in the year of the Rat generally have quick wits and are versatile and resourceful characters. Containing quick responses and strong intuition Rats are able to adapt themselves to new environments.
With strong imagination and observation skills, rats are curious people who will take advantage of all opportunities. Because of their curiosity, they are willing to try lots of new things and are usually skilful at things they do try.
Rats are attractive, pretty, intelligent and lovely to be around, they possess quick minds and dexterous hands which help them learn anything.
Rats are not very good leaders due to having a lack of courage, insight and commanding capabilities. Even though Rats are curious and opportunistic, they are quite narrow minded, and even though they are usually kind they can be quite impolite to others.
Rats are healthy creatures with lot of energy to burn, they manage to stay away from illness most of the time. During dry seasons rats are prone to skin and respiratory problems. If they get enough rest Rats will have high spirits, however, when in stressful and difficult circumstances, rats should go for walk to become free of their tension.
Due to their good insight and perspective, rats have good judgement when it comes to working, which stops them getting in trouble. They will often show a strong dedication to their career due to their cautiousness and meticulousness. Ideal jobs for people born in the year of the rat are: entrepreneur, stand-up comedian, musician, administrator and manager.
Rats will enjoy a large social circle as they like all types of social occasions. They will make lots of new friend but almost never advance any friendships beyond that. Rats are quite charming which attracts more friends. They also find it easy entering new romantic relationships but unfortunately will also end relationships easy.
For their love life. Rats are compatible with Dragons, Monkeys and Oxen’s. The people that should be avoided from their love life are Goats, Horses, Rabbits and Roosters!